Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
20-2-1
22-6-1

The tape

30
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 1UD 3SUB 3SUB 3MD 3
Form
KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
20
Wins
22
4
By KO
5
20
KO%
23
13
By Sub
8
65
SUB%
36
2
Losses
6
2
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2009
23
Bouts
29
44
Rounds
56
2 hours, 54 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
7

Grant Dawson vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Dawson vs Dariush?

Grant Dawson could potentially square off against Beneil Dariush, in Summer 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Dawson vs Dariush stats

Grant Dawson would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Beneil Dariush would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage in power over Dawson, with a 23% knock out percentage over Dawson's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a large advantage over Dariush, boasting at 65% submission rate over Dariush's 36%.

Grant Dawson is the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Dawson is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 9 months later than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 44 to Dariush's 56.

Dawson vs Dariush form

Grant Dawson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mark O Madsen at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jared Gordon at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had drawn with Rick Glenn at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Beneil Dariush has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

He had won against Diego Ferreira at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Grant Dawson has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Grant Dawson last fought 6 months and 5 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 4 months and 10 days ago.

Dawson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dawson vs Dariush?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Dawson vs Dariush yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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