Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-02-06, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Beneil Dariush 2 gets two (UFC Fight of the Night). Dariush vs Ferreira 2 is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Alexander Volkov – UFC Fight Night 184 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 42 or UFC Vegas 18). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Carlos Diego Ferreira record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Carlos Diego Ferreira entered this fight with a record of 17-2-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dustin Poirier).
He lost two consecutive matches between 2014 and 2015, against Beneil Dariush in their first bout (Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Beneil Dariush I) and with Dustin Poirier (Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira), but then he has won six fights beating Anthony Pettis in 2020 (Anthony Pettis vs Carlos Diego Ferreira).
Beneil Dariush 2 record
His opponent, the black belt in bjj Beneil Dariush, has an official mma record of 19-4-1 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class.
He lost to Alexander Hernandez in 2018 but then he has won five matches defeating Drakkar Klose (Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose) and Scott Holtzman last year (Beneil Dariush vs Scott Holtzman).
Ferreira vs Dariush 2 full fight video highlights:
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UFC Vegas 18 Info
Event: UFC Fight Night 184: Overeem vs Volkov
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Vegas 18 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 18 full fight card:
Alistair Overeem vs Alexander Volkov
Frankie Edgar vs Cory Sandhagen
Clay Guida vs Michael Johnson
Manel Kape vs Alexandre Pantoja
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Beneil Dariush 2
Danilo Marques vs Mike Rodríguez
Devonte Smith vs Justin Jaynes
Karol Rosa vs Joselyne Edwards
Lara Procópio vs Molly McCann
Seung Woo Choi vs Youssef Zalal
Timur Valiev vs Martin Day
Ode Osbourne vs Jerome Rivera
Ferreira vs Dariush 2 result
Beneil Dariush defeated Carlos Diego Ferreira via split decision. Scores were 28-29, 29-28, 29-28.
Ferreira vs Dariush post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Ferreira vs Dariush post-fight interview.