Beneil Dariush reveals UFC is targeting Charles Oliveira fight in May, explains why he believes he'll get passed over for the next title shot

Beneil Dariush is expecting to fight Charles Oliveira but doesn’t think it will be a title eliminator. Since Dariush beat Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280, he has called out Dustin Poirier and Oliveira as he was looking to get in a number-one contender bout. Yet, Poirier made it clear he wouldn’t face Dariush so with […]

Beneil Dariush calls for March clash with Dustin Poirier, or Charles Oliveira: "My job is winning fights"

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush could probably wait for a title shot, but that’s not his style. The Iranian fighter has been out of action since his clash with Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280 in October. Prior to that bout, Dariush was hoping that he could secure a title shot with a win. He even […]

Dustin Poirier shoots down clash with Beneil Dariush next: "That one's not super exciting"

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier isn’t very high on a clash with Beneil Dariush. ‘The Diamond’ returned to action last weekend at UFC 281 in Madison Square Garden. Standing opposite the former interim champion was Michael Chandler. ‘Iron’ was fresh off his knockout win over Tony Ferguson in May and was again on the hunt […]

Beneil Dariush shares the “reason” why fans don’t see him “get pushed” by the UFC

Beneil Dariush is sharing the ‘reason’ fans don’t see him ‘get pushed’ by the UFC. Dariush (22-4 MMA) is hot off a victory over Mateusz Gamros (21-2 MMA) at UFC 280 which took place on Saturday, October 22nd. In fact, the Californian, has 8 consecutive wins in the Octagon and is ranked fourth in the […]

Beneil Dariush explains why Alex Volkanovski would have a hard time with Islam Makhachev and other UFC lightweights

Beneil Dariush is explaining why Alex Volkanovski would have a hard time with Islam Makhachev and other UFC lightweights. Volkanovski (25-1 MMA), who is the reigning UFC featherweight champion, weighed in as a backup for the UFC 280 lightweight title fight between Islam Makhachev (23-1 MMA) and Charles Oliveira (33-9 MMA) last Saturday night. It […]