Late 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
29-7-0
22-4-1

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

SUB 3SUB 3KO 1KO 2UD 5
Form
UD 3UD 3SD 3KO 1KO 2
29
Wins
22
14
By KO
5
48
KO%
23
8
By Sub
8
28
SUB%
36
7
Losses
4
2
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2009
37
Bouts
27
80
Rounds
54
5 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 47 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

2
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
4

Dustin Poirier vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Poirier vs Dariush?

Dustin Poirier could potentially fight Beneil Dariush, in Late 2022.

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

Poirier vs Dariush stats

Dustin Poirier would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Beneil Dariush would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Poirier would have a large advantage in power over Dariush, boasting at 48% knock out percentage over Dariush's 23%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage over Poirier, with a 36% submission rate over Poirier's 28%.

Dustin Poirier is the same age as Beneil Dariush, at 33 years old.

Dariush has a height advantage of 1 inch over Poirier. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.

Poirier is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 months earlier than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 80 to Dariush's 54.

Poirier vs Dariush form

Poirier has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had defeated Dan Hooker at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Dariush has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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 beat Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dustin Poirier has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Dustin Poirier last fought 12 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 1 month and 2 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Poirier vs Dariush?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Poirier 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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