Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
30-9-0
22-6-1

The tape

35
Age
35
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

SUB 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3SUB 3
Form
KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
30
Wins
22
15
By KO
5
50
KO%
23
8
By Sub
8
27
SUB%
36
9
Losses
6
3
Stopped
5
4
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2009
40
Bouts
29
89
Rounds
56
6 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
7

Dustin Poirier vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Poirier vs Dariush?

Dustin Poirier could potentially fight Beneil Dariush, in Late 2024.

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 30 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 15 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, 6 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Poirier would have a large advantage in power over Dariush, boasting a 50% 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 27%.

Dustin Poirier is the same age as Beneil Dariush, at 35 years old.

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

Poirier is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 months earlier than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 33 more professional rounds, 89 to Dariush's 56.

Poirier vs Dariush form

Poirier has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 302 on 1st June 2024 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Benoit Saint-Denis at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Before that, he had beaten Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had been defeated by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Beneil Dariush has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to 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 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.

Before that, he was victorious against 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, Dustin Poirier has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Dustin Poirier last fought 13 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 6 months and 12 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. 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 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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