Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
26-4-0
22-6-1

The tape

35
Age
35
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
Form
KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
26
Wins
22
13
By KO
5
50
KO%
23
3
By Sub
8
12
SUB%
36
4
Losses
6
3
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2009
30
Bouts
29
82
Rounds
56
6 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
7

Alexander Volkanovski vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Volkanovski vs Dariush?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially take on Beneil Dariush, in Autumn/Fall 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).

Volkanovski vs Dariush stats

Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 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 Volkanovski 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 large advantage over Volkanovski, boasting a 36% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the same age as Beneil Dariush, at 35 years old.

Dariush has a height advantage of 4 inches over Volkanovski. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Volkanovski is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 5 months later than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 82 to Dariush's 56.

Volkanovski vs Dariush form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

He had beaten Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

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, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 4 months and 4 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 6 months and 19 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 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 Volkanovski vs Dariush?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Volkanovski 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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