The black belt in Bjj Beneil Dariush entered this fight with a professional record of 14-3-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world but he lost two out of his last four bouts, against Michael Chiesa last year and with Edson Barboza in 2017 (4-stars fight, Barboza vs Dariush).
His opponent, Evan Dunham (black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well), has a mma record of 18-6-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, the last one against Edson Barboza (=Barboza vs Dunham), but then he has won four bouts beating Rick Glenn in his last one (=Dunham vs Glenn). Evan Dunham vs Beneil Dariush is on the undercard of Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee – UFC 216. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 216 fight card (main fights):
Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee
Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg
Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris
Beneil Dariush vs Evan Dunham
Tom Duquesnoy vs Cody Stamann
Magomed Bibulatov vs John Moraga
Dariush’s previous fight: Edson Barboza vs Beneil Dariush
Dunham’s previous fight: Evan Dunham vs Rick Glenn
Dunham’s next fight: Evan Dunham vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Dariush vs Dunham Fight Video:
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