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Beneil Dariush Reveals UFC 262 Game Plan: Out-Crazy Tony Ferguson

Coming up on the blockbuster UFC 262 pay-per-view card, Beneil Dariush has forewarned fans that his game plan is as wild as his opponent Tony Ferguson. The 31-year old from Iran is seeing great success inside the UFC after being a lightweight mainstay for years. Specifically, Beneil Dariush's six-fight...

Beneil Dariush ‘Shocked’ Michael Chandler Got Lightweight Title Shot

Beneil Dariush doesn't think Michael Chandler should've gotten the lightweight title shot. When Chandler signed with the UFC, he was the backup fighter for the lightweight title fight at UFC 254. He then made his debut at UFC 257 and scored a first-round TKO win over Dan Hooker. After the...

Beneil Dariush: UFC 262 Fight Is Do-Or-Die For Tony Ferguson

Surprised that Tony Ferguson would accept the fight, Beneil Dariush understands that the former interim lightweight champion's back is against the wall at UFC 262. To the delight of the fans, the lightweight pairing was announced to be a part of the enormous UFC 262: Chandler vs. Oliveira pay-per-view...

Beneil Dariush Questions Tony Ferguson’s Training Methods

Beneil Dariush believes that if Tony Ferguson is sparring as much as Max Holloway claims to be, then that would explain the difficulties El Cucuy is experiencing. At UFC on ABC 1, Max Holloway turned in an exemplary performance in his victory over Calvin Kattar, where he set a...

Tony Ferguson vs. Beneil Dariush Agreed For UFC 262 On May 15

Beneil Dariush's wish to have a big fight against a top-ranked opponent has been granted when he takes on Tony Ferguson in two months. According to an initial report from MMA Junkie, Tony Ferguson will kick off 2021 when he takes on #9-ranked Beneil Dariush. There is currently no main...

Beneil Dariush Vents About Lightweight Top 10: ‘Are We Fighters?’

UFC lightweight Beneil Dariush has grown frustrated with the negotiations involved in landing a fight against a top-ranked opponent. At UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov earlier this month, Beneil Dariush defeated Carlos Diego Ferreira to crack into the lightweight top 10. After the fight, Dariush vented about the matchmaking...

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Makes Big Jump, Edgar Has Big Fall

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vegas 18! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: No Changes   Women’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Strawweight: No Changes Women’s Flyweight: No Changes Women’s Bantamweight: Karol Rosa debuts in the rankings at #14 after defeating Molly McCann at UFC Vegas 18. Also,...

Beneil Dariush Apologies to UFC Matchmaker, Redirects Gripe to Fighters

Beneil Dariush is clarifying remarks he made following his UFC Vegas 18 victory over Diego Ferreira. Two hungry veterans turned in a Fight of the Night showing on the UFC Vegas 18 main card when Beneil Dariush defeated Diego Ferreira via split decision. Immediately following the fight, Dariush vented to...

Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush Set For Feb. 6 Event

A scrap between two ranked lightweights is going down on Super Bowl weekend when Diego Ferreira collides with Beneil Dariush. As reported Sunday by ESPN, Diego Ferreira and Beneil Dariush will kick off their 2021 by revisiting a scrap from six years ago that saw Dariush have his hand raised....

UFC 248 Highlights: Beneil Dariush Scores Comeback KO Win

Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose had a wild finish.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC 248 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (March 7, 2020) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the second round, Klose came out swinging and stunned him. Dariush rushed back...

Drakkar Klose Plans To KO Beneil Dariush At UFC 248, Call Out Dan Hooker (Interview)

Drakkar Klose says his UFC 248 fight against Beneil Dariush is the most important of his career. Klose and Dariush were supposed to fight last summer at UFC Sacramento but Dariush had to pull out due to an injury. Now, on the main card of UFC 248, the two will...

UFC Singapore Highlights: Beneil Dariush Submits Frank Camacho

Beneil Dariush submitted Frank Camacho at UFC Singapore. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Singapore event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on Saturday morning (October 26, 2019) on ESPN+. The finish came in the first round as Dariush took him down and got...

Bobby Green Out, Beneil Dariush Awaits New Opponent for UFC 222

UFC 222 has taken another hit. Fresh off a remade main card that included a new main event and co-main event, now the preliminary card is undergoing a change as lightweight competitor Bobby Green has been forced out of his scheduled bout against Beneil Dariush at UFC 22 on March...

Beneil Dariush on Evan Dunham Bout: ‘I Felt Like I Won The Fight’

Beneil Dariush believes he did enough to earn a win against Evan Dunham. This past Saturday night (Oct. 7), Dariush took on Dunham inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two fought to a majority draw. One of the judges had the fight for Dariush. Speaking to the media,...

Beneil Dariush Says He’s Motivated After Evan Dunham’s Callout

Beneil Dariush is ready to do battle with Evan Dunham. On Oct. 7, Dariush and Dunham will meet inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout is set to be part of the UFC 216 card. It was Dunham who laid down the challenge. During a recent appearance on...