Beneil
Dariush
8-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 8-1-0
Summary: Intelligence and speed

Fighter Info

From: Goetapeh Iran
Fights Out Of: Yorba Linda, CA USA
Age: 25
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
102
43% Successful
44
Types of Successful Strikes
0
44
52% Standing
34% Clinch
14%
23
15
6
Striking Defense
45
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
50% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
3
0
Takedown Defense
67
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Beneil Dariush Aug 23, 2014
26 2 1 2 R2 Submission
Tony Martin 34 1 0 1
Loss
Ramsey Nijem Apr 11, 2014
34 1 1 4 R1 KO/TKO
Beneil Dariush 9 0 0 0
Win
Charlie Brenneman Jan 15, 2014
5 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Beneil Dariush 9 0 1 1

Biography

TRAINING: I train at Kings MMA in the mornings, teach in the afternoon, and train again at Kings MMA at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? May 2007. I wanted to know what the hype for this thing called jiu-jitsu was all about.

What ranks and titles have you held? No gi World champ at blue, purple, and brown belt. Gi silver medalist at the Mundials as blue, purple, brown. Achieved black belt in five years and put my focus into MMA.

Do you have any heroes? "I admire, work, dedication, and competence" - Ayrton Senna. I respect any man who fits that description.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
One step closer to making my dreams come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I put college on hold. I got a call from the UFC.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Scooping ice cream at Baskin Robbins

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I have over 50 jiu-jitsu tournaments under my belt, and I’ve placed first, second, or third in every one of them.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-jitsu black belt and dark blue and black in Muay Thai.

Favorite grappling technique: Not necessarily a technique, but I love feeling someone break under my pressure.

Favorite striking technique: Counters
•    Pro since 2009

•    Five wins by submission, two by KO

•    Has finished last seven wins

•    Five first round finishes

Career

More Fighters