Beneil Dariush

Beneil "Benny" Dariush

First Name: Beneil Last Name: Dariush
Nickname: Benny
Date of Birth: May 06, 1989 Age: 34
Weight: 71.0 Height: 178.0
Reach: 185.0
Location: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Hometown: Urmia, Iran
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Kings MMA
Fight Stats
Record 22 - 5 - 1 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 28 fights Professional Fights 28 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 13 years
Days Last Fought 109 days Rounds Fought 54 rounds
Finish Wins 13 finishes Finish Losses 5 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 59 % Finish Loss Percentage 100 %
Knockout Wins 4 KOs Knockout Losses 2 KO losses
TKO Wins 1 TKOs TKO Losses 2 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 22 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 80 %
Submission Wins 8 subs Submission Losses 1 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 36 % Submission Loss Percentage 20 %
Decision Wins 9 decision wins Decision Losses 0 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 40 % Decision Loss Percentage 0 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 6 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 0 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 3 SD wins Split Decision Losses 0 SD losses

Professional Fights

Beneil Dariush
Loss

Beneil Dariush

(22 - 4 - 1)

UFC 289

June 10, 2023 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:10

Charles Oliveira
Win

Charles Oliveira

(35 - 9, 1 NC)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(21 - 4 - 1)

UFC 280

October 22, 2022 Saturday
10:30 AM ET / 7:30 AM PT

Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Mateusz Gamrot
Loss

Mateusz Gamrot

(21 - 1, 1 NC)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(20 - 4 - 1)

UFC 262

May 15, 2021 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tony Ferguson
Loss

Tony Ferguson

(25 - 5)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(19 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 184

February 06, 2021 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Carlos Ferreira
Loss

Carlos Ferreira

(17 - 2)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(18 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 174

August 08, 2020 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Spinning Backfist) Round: 1 Time: 4:38

Scott Holtzman
Loss

Scott Holtzman

(18 - 3)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(17 - 4 - 1)

UFC 248

March 07, 2020 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 2 Time: 1:00

Drakkar Klose
Loss

Drakkar Klose

(15 - 1 - 1)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(16 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 162

October 26, 2019 Saturday
5:30 AM ET / 2:30 AM PT

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore, Singapore

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:02

Frank Camacho
Loss

Frank Camacho

(23 - 8)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(15 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 146

March 09, 2019 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas, United States

Submission (Armbar) Round: 2 Time: 4:41

Drew Dober
Loss

Drew Dober

(26 - 10, 1 NC)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(14 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 139

November 10, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Thiago Moises
Loss

Thiago Moises

(11 - 2)
Beneil Dariush
Loss

Beneil Dariush

(14 - 3 - 1)

UFC 222

March 03, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 0:42

Beneil Dariush
Draw

Beneil Dariush

(14 - 3)

UFC 216

October 07, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Draw (Majority) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Evan Dunham
Draw

Evan Dunham

(18 - 6)
Beneil Dariush
Loss

Beneil Dariush

(14 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 106

March 11, 2017 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Northeast Olympic Training Center, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil

KO (Knee) Round: 2 Time: 3:35

Edson Barboza
Win

Edson Barboza

(18 - 4)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(13 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 98

November 05, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Rashid Magomedov
Loss

Rashid Magomedov

(19 - 1)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(12 - 2)

UFC 199

June 04, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:16

James Vick
Loss

James Vick

(10 - 1)
Beneil Dariush
Loss

Beneil Dariush

(12 - 1)

UFC on Fox 19

April 16, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 1:20

Michael Chiesa
Win

Michael Chiesa

(19 - 3)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(11 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 73

August 08, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Michael Johnson
Loss

Michael Johnson

(17 - 8)

UFC on Fox 15

April 18, 2015 Saturday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jim Miller
Loss

Jim Miller

(24 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC 185

March 14, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 2:48

Daron Cruickshank
Loss

Daron Cruickshank

(17 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC 179

October 25, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Maracanazinho Gymnasium, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Carlos Ferreira
Loss

Carlos Ferreira

(11 - 0)

UFC Fight Night 49

August 23, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 2 Time: 3:38

Tony Martin
Loss

Tony Martin

(10 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 39

April 11, 2014 Friday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

DU Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:20

Ramsey Nijem
Win

Ramsey Nijem

(8 - 4)

UFC Fight Night 35

January 15, 2014 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:45

RITC - Respect in the Cage

May 04, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Fox Theater, Pomona, California, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 2 Time: 0:43

Jason Meaders
Loss

Jason Meaders

(12 - 9)

RITC - Respect in the Cage

January 19, 2013 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 0:36

Trace Gray
Loss

Trace Gray

(3 - 0)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(3 - 0)

HFR 2

October 27, 2012 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Goiania Arena, Goiania, Goias, Brazil

TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Round: 1 Time: 4:03

Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(2 - 0)

Samurai MMA Pro 2011

October 21, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver City, California, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:16

Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(1 - 0)

RITC - Respect in the Cage

October 09, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Fox Theater, Pomona, California, United States

Submission Round: Time: TBD

Vance Bejarano
Loss

Vance Bejarano

(1 - 2)
Beneil Dariush
Win

Beneil Dariush

(DEBUT)

RITC 2

November 20, 2009 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pomona, California, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jordan Betts
Loss

Jordan Betts

(DEBUT)