Beneil Dariush

Beneil Dariush

Beneil Dariush

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Beneil Dariush
“Benny”

#12 UFC Lightweight Contender

Birthdate:May 6, 1989
Birthplace:Gol Tappeh, Hamadan, Iran
Height:5 ft 10 in
Weight Class:Lightweight
Weight:156 lb
Reach:72 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(19)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
5 8 6 0

LOSSES(4)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
3 1 0 0
Status Active
Hometown Goetapeh, Iran
Team/Gym Kings Mma – Huntington Beach, Ca
Age 31
Octagon Debut Jan. 15, 2014
Arm Reach 72 in
Leg Reach 40.5 in
Last Fight Aug 8, 2020
Next Fight Feb 06, 2021

Fights

WIN
Beneil Dariush
Scott Holtzman
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik
Aug 8, 2020
KO (spinning backfist)
R1 – 4:38
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Drakkar Klose
UFC 248
Mar 7, 2020
KO (punch)
R2 – 1:00
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Frank Camacho
UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren
Oct 26, 2019
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:02
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos
Mar 9, 2019
Submission (triangle armbar)
R2 – 4:41
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Thiago Moisés
UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez
Nov 10, 2018
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Beneil Dariush
UFC 222
Mar 3, 2018
KO (punch)
R1 – 0:42
DRAW
Beneil Dariush
UFC 216
Oct 7, 2017
Draw (majority)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Beneil Dariush
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum
Mar 11, 2017
KO (flying knee)
R2 – 3:35
WIN
Beneil Dariush
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson
Nov 5, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC 199
Jun 4, 2016
KO (punch)
R1 – 4:16
LOSS
Beneil Dariush
UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans
Apr 16, 2016
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 1:20
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux
Aug 8, 2015
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC on Fox: Machida vs. Rockhold
Apr 18, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Daron Cruickshank
UFC 185
Mar 14, 2015
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 2:48
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC 179
Oct 25, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Beneil Dariush
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos
Aug 23, 2014
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R2 – 3:38
LOSS
Beneil Dariush
Ramsey Nijem
UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson
Apr 11, 2014
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:20
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Charlie Brenneman
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou
Jan 14, 2014
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:45
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Jason Meaders
Respect in the Cage
May 4, 2013
KO (punch)
R2 – 4:03
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Trace Gray
Respect in the Cage
Jan 19, 2013
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 0:36
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Gilberto dos Santos
High Fight Rock 2
Oct 27, 2012
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 4:03
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Dominic Gutierrez
Samurai Pro Sports
Oct 21, 2011
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:16
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Vance Bejarano
Respect in the Cage
Oct 9, 2010
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Beneil Dariush
Jordan Betts
Respect in the Cage 2
Nov 20, 2009
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
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