Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-2-0
22-4-1

The tape

34
Age
33
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5
Form
UD 3UD 3SD 3KO 1KO 2
25
Wins
22
12
By KO
5
48
KO%
23
3
By Sub
8
12
SUB%
36
2
Losses
4
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2009
27
Bouts
27
76
Rounds
54
5 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 47 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
3

Alexander Volkanovski vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Volkanovski vs Dariush?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially take on Beneil Dariush, in Spring 2023.

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 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 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, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski 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 large advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 36% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

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

Volkanovski's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Dariush's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 5 months later than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 22 more professional rounds, 76 to Dariush's 54.

Volkanovski vs Dariush form

Volkanovski has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had won against Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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

In his last fight, he 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 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.

Before that, he had defeated 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 1 month and 19 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 5 months and 8 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 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 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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