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Who won Ferguson vs Dariush?
Beneil Dariush beat Tony Ferguson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 262, on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Beneil Dariush.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Ferguson vs Dariush stats
Tony Ferguson stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Beneil Dariush made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Ferguson and Dariush have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Ferguson and Dariush would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Tony Ferguson was the older man by 5 years, at 39 years old.
Ferguson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dariush. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Ferguson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 78 to Dariush's 55.
Ferguson vs Dariush form
Ferguson had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Dariush had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Diego Ferreira at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tony Ferguson had been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.
Going to this contest, Tony Ferguson had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 22 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 10 days ago.
Ferguson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Dariush's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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