Archive: Beneil Dariush

Jun 5, 2015 10:08 am

Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 74

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the fight today via Michael “The Menace” Johnson (16-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil, where he earned a...

Oct 25, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC 179 Results: Dariush Rides Out Decision Win Over Ferreira

Beneil Dariush and Diego Ferreira kicked off “UFC 179” with a rather uneventful bout. Neither fighter landed anything decisive, but Dariush was able to control the action just enough to pull off a unanimous decision win. Dariush smothered Ferreira and was able to take him down a number of times to pick up some momentum....

Oct 20, 2014 9:47 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Diego Ferriera vs. Beneil Dariush

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179’ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Diego Ferriera vs. Beneil Dariush segment from the episode.

Sep 29, 2014 3:40 pm

Alan Patrick Out Of UFC 179 With Fractured Jaw

Alan Patrick has been forced out of his UFC 179 bout against Beneil Dariush on the main card of UFC 179 after fracturing his jaw in training. Patrick’s manager, D’Angelo Vidal spoke with MMAFighting about his client’s injury. “He was scheduled to compete in an ADCC match in Manaus on Sunday, but he had a...

Sep 8, 2014 7:30 am

UFC 179 Picks Up Two More Bouts

UFC 179 has picked up two new bouts, that include Beneil Dariush vs. Alan Patrick, and Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani. Dariush is coming off a submission win over Torry Martin back in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Prior to that he dropped a TKO loss to Ramsey Nijem, and won...

Aug 29, 2014 9:53 am

Beneil Dariush Would Prefer Rematch With Nijem Over Pettis Bout

Everyone hates losing, but not many people would pass up the opportunity to fight for the UFC title to get a rematch with someone who beat them. Beneil Dariush however would pass up a fight with Pettis to get another crack at Ramsey Nijem, the only blemish on his otherwise undefeated UFC run. “I don’t...

Apr 11, 2014 4:36 pm

Ramsey Nijem Took Offense to Being the Underdog against Beneil Dariush

Ramsey Nijem dominated Beneil Dariush in their bout at ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ much to the surprise of the bookies who labeled him as the underdog. Nijem stated during the post fight press conference that he took offense to being called the underdog out of the two and found it disrespectful. Beneil Dariush made a...

Feb 26, 2014 8:12 am

UFC Announces Multiple Fights for UFC FN 39

While initially fairly quiet on the company’s return to Abu Dhabi, with only a few fights rumored, the UFC today announced a plethora of fights. As previously reported, the card is headlined by Antonio Nogueira vs Roy Nelson, with a co-main event of Clay Guida vs Tatsuya Kawajiri. The full card, according to the press...