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Dariush Sends Volkanovski Advice For Makhachev Fight

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has sent some advice the way of featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski as he gears up for a likely showdown with Islam Makhachev. At UFC 280, …read more

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Dustin Poirier uninterested in ‘respectful’ Beneil Dariush, wants big fights after completing ‘violence triangle’

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At UFC 281, Dustin Poirier picked up another big win, submitting Michael Chandler after a bloody, back-and-forth …read more

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Gamrot challenges Chandler: ‘Let’s make a war’

Mateusz Gamrot preparing for his fight against Beneil Dariush at UFC 280. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Gamrot vs. Chandler, anyone? …read more

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Dustin Poirier Wouldn’t Be Excited If Offered Beneil Dariush Fight

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Dustin Poirier wouldn’t be motivated to get in the gym to prepare for Beneil Dariush. Poirier defeated Michael Chandler in his UFC return at UFC …read more

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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 …read more

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Mateusz Gamrot issues challenge to Michael Chandler: Let's 'see who's the better wrestler'

Mateusz Gamrot wants to test his wrestling against Michael Chandler.
Both Gamrot and Chandler are recently coming off losses, with Gamrot dropping a unanimous decision to Beneil Dariush at UFC 280 …read more

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Chael Sonnen: ‘Dustin Poirier Shouldn’t Face Beneil Dariush At UFC 284’

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen has suggested that lightweight contender Dustin Poirier should dismiss talk of him facing Beneil Dariush next February. This past weekend at UFC 281, Poirier returned …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants Beneil Dariush next: ‘It makes a lot of sense’

Dustin Poirier prepares to take on Michael Chandler at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“I think it’s a great matchup. I think …read more

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Dariush Makes His Prediction For Poirier/Chandler At UFC 281

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has given his take on the crucial matchup between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler, set for UFC 281 on November 12. At the Madison Square …read more

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Beneil Dariush picks Dustin Poirier to win at UFC 281, says Michael Chandler too 'focused on being entertaining'

Beneil Dariush thinks Michael Chandler has the tools to beat Dustin Poirier on Saturday night at UFC 281. However, he doesn’t think he’ll use them properly enough to get the …read more

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Beneil Dariush’s Recent Unrest Gets Alleviated By Dana White

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush seems to be on the same page as the UFC brass and Dana White regarding his future. Dariush defeated Mateusz Gamrot in his UFC return …read more

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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 …read more

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Dariush Raises Doubts That Makhachev/Volk Will Actually Happen

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has explained why it would make sense for the promotion to avoid booking Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski next. While the first championship on the …read more

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Beneil Dariush includes Charles Oliveira among three options for next UFC fight

Beneil Dariush won’t wait around for a UFC title shot.
Dariush (22-4-1 MMA, 16-4-1 UFC) made it eight consecutive wins when he defeated Mateusz Gamrot by unanimous decision at UFC 280. …read more

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Dariush Reacts To Volk/Makhachev Exchange: “It Was A Bummer”

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has admitted that it ‘sucked’ to see newly crowned champion Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski appear to lock in their future matchup at UFC 280. …read more

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Alan Jouban offers advice to Beneil Dariush, who ‘shot himself in the foot’ by refusing title shot call

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Alan Jouban sympathizes with Beneil Dariush after he earned an eighth straight win at UFC 280, yet it’s Alexander Volkanovski …read more

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Dariush Names Two Options & Preference For Next Fight

Beneil Dariush is all ready to move on to the next one following his UFC 280 win. Beneil Dariush is just days removed from his UFC 280 win over Mateusz …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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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 …read more

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Beneil Dariush: ‘It Was A Bummer’ to See Volkanovski Targeted for Next LW Title Shot

Despite an eight-fight winning streak, Beneil Dariush still feels overlooked when it comes to the lightweight title picture. …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Beneil Dariush explains why Alexander Volkanovski faces hard time vs. Islam Makhachev, other UFC lightweights

Beneil Dariush believes Alexander Volkanovski would be tested like never before against Islam Makhachev.
Volkanovski (25-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC), the reigning UFC featherweight champion, weighed in as a backup for this …read more

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Beneil Dariush: UFC Wants To Keep Me Far Away From The Title

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush feels the promotion is purposely keeping him away from a shot at the lightweight title. Dariush defeated Mateusz Gamrot via a unanimous decision in his …read more

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Beneil Dariush thinks it’s time for UFC Lightweight Championship opportunity: “What else can I do?”

Beneil Dariush believes that a UFC Lightweight Championship bout is long overdue. Dariush competed on the UFC 280 card, taking on Mateusz Gamrot. Dariush won the bout via unanimous decision …read more

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Beneil Dariush Has A Message For Entire UFC Lightweight Division

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush is embracing those who continue to discredit him following arguably the biggest win of his career. Dariush won his eighth straight fight at UFC 280 …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Beneil Dariush thinks he's most deserving of next UFC title shot: 'What else can I do?'

ABU DHABI – Beneil Dariush thinks he’s done enough, yet he’s likely not the next in line for a title shot in the UFC’s lightweight division.
The contender notched his eighth …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2022, 7:46 pm By
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UFC 280 results: Beneil Dariush fends off Mateusz Gamrot's grappling, wins entertaining decision

ABU DHABI – Beneil Dariush showed off his well-rounded skills to halt Mateusz Gamrot’s momentum at UFC 280.
In a main card lightweight clash between two top contenders at Etihad Arena, …read more

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Fighters React To Beneil Dariush Shutting Down Mateusz Gamrot

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush shut down Mateusz Gamrot’s wrestling en route to another win at UFC 280. Dariush returned to the Octagon 17 months after his last win at …read more

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UFC 280 results: Beneil Dariush drops Mateusz Gamrot late, secures unanimous decision victory

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Beneil Dariush continued his winning ways at UFC 280 while vanquishing Mateusz Gamrot, who had quickly become one of the …read more

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UFC 280 Results: Beneil Dariush defeats Mateusz Gamrot (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 280 main card features a highly anticipated lightweight matchup between Beneil Dariush and Mateusz Gamrot. Dariush (22-4-1 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a seven-fight winning streak, his …read more

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UFC 280 live blog: Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot

Beneil Dariush and Mateusz Gamrot will clash on the UFC 280 main card Saturday. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC 280 …read more

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Gamrot Predicts How Dariush Fight Ends

Mateusz Gamrot has given his prediction on how his upcoming UFC 280 bout with Beneil Dariush will end. The Polish lightweight contender most recently beat Arman Tsarukyan in a bout …read more

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Beneil Dariush believes Charles Oliveira is “definitely” the champion ahead of UFC 280

Beneil Dariush has shed light on Charles Oliveira’s infamous weight miss at UFC 274. The Brazilian was over by half a pound and was stripped of his lightweight title despite …read more

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Beneil Dariush opens up about losing title shot to Alexander Volkanovski, top lightweights avoiding him: “It’s all as crappy as it gets”

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has opened up about losing his possible title shot to Alexander Volkanovski. UFC 280 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between Charles Oliveira …read more

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Beneil Dariush says Texan “drama queen” is to blame for Charles Oliveira being stripped of his title at UFC 274

Beneil Dariush has shed light on Charles Oliveira’s infamous weight miss at UFC 274. The Brazilian was over by half a pound and was stripped of his lightweight title despite …read more

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Beneil Dariush won't beg for a title shot with UFC 280 win: 'I've got nothing left to prove'

ABU DHABI – Beneil Dariush insists on letting his fighting do the talking.
Dariush (21-4-1 MMA, 15-4-1 UFC) takes on Mateusz Gamrot (21-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) on Saturday’s UFC 280 main card at …read more

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Mateusz Gamrot says for sure he'll finish Beneil Dariush if UFC 280 fight hits ground: 'Jiu-jitsu is my DNA'

ABU DHABI – Mateusz Gamrot doesn’t think Beneil Dariush can hang with him on the mat.
Gamrot (21-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will look to snap Dariush’s winning streak when the pair meet …read more

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UFC 280 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘I’m going to be [Khabib’s] first UFC champion’

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On the third episode of UFC 280 Embedded, Beneil Dariush adjusts to the jet leg of the Abu Dhabi experience, Katlyn Chookagian arrives …read more

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Beneil Dariush at peace with losing UFC 280 backup slot to Alexander Volkanovski: 'I put myself in everybody's shoes'

ABU DHABI – Initially fired up by the news of Alexander Volkanovski’s positioning as UFC 280 backup fighter, Beneil Dariush has made peace with the situation.
Throughout much of his training …read more

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UFC 280 Clash: Dariush Vs. Gamrot!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contenders Beneil Dariush and Mateusz Gamrot will square off this weekend (Sat., Oct. 22, 2022) …read more

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Dariush Reacts To Volkanovski UFC 280 Backup Selection

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush was frustrated when he heard Alexander Volkanovski got the UFC 280 backup role over him. Dariush will face Mateusz Gamrot on the UFC 280 main …read more

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Beneil Dariush explains how Mateusz Gamrot inspired him, vows to finish the Pole at UFC 280: “He’s that first generation of the new guard”

Beneil Dariush is ecstatic to be facing Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280. After Dariush beat Tony Ferguson in May of 2021, he was then booked to face Islam Makhachev that …read more

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Fighter vs. Writer: Frankie Edgar talks retirement; Beneil Dariush considers himself the most avoided man at lightweight

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On the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and UFC 280 competitor …read more

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 97 with Beneil Dariush, Volkan Oezdemir, and AJ Dobson

The 97th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with host Cole Shelton is live ahead of UFC 280 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. We’re first joined by sixth-ranked UFC …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Sends A Message To Beneil Dariush

Alexander Volkanovski has been named the backup for the UFC 280 main event, but where does that leave Beneil Dariush? One of the most anticipated fights of the year is …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2022, 3:16 am By
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Alexander Volkanovski responds to Beneil Dariush over UFC 280 backup claims: “I’m not playing any games… I’m getting paid for this”

Alexander Volkanovski has responded to Beneil Dariush over who the backup fighter for the UFC 280 lightweight title fight is. When it was announced Charles Oliveira would face Islam Makhachev …read more

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