Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Poirier vs Dariush?
Dustin Poirier could potentially fight Beneil Dariush, in Summer 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 29 wins, 8 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, 5 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 34 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 27 more professional rounds, 82 to Dariush's 55.
Poirier vs Dariush form
Poirier has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Dariush has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he Charles Oliveira at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Dustin Poirier has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.
Dustin Poirier last fought 4 months and 2 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 5 months and 21 days ago.
Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 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 Poirier vs Dariush?
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