American mixed martial artist Beneil Khobier Dariush is an Iranian-born professional. He currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Lightweight category and is ranked sixth among lightweights in the UFC as of 2022.
Beneil Dariush Biography And Net Worth
|Net Worth $1.5 million|
|Full Name Beneil Khobier Dariush|
|Birth Date May 6, 1989|
|Age 33 years|
|Birthplace Gol Tappeh, Iran|
|Profession Mixed Martial Artist|
Beneil Dariush Early Life
On May 6, 1989, in Gol Tappeh Dariush was born and he was also raised there. He is of Assyrian ethnicity and is a Christian. When he was nine years old, his parents and several members of their huge extended family emigrated from Iran to America. Beneil and his sister Beraeil couldn’t communicate in English at the time, so they spent much of their time interacting with their cousins. Dariush is a devoted Christian who frequently mentions his faith in UFC press conferences, in advertisements, and post-fight interviews. He supports the Cap-Hatien Children’s Home, an orphanage and Christian school in Haiti.
Beneil Dariush Early Career
In just five years after starting his Brazilian jiu-jitsu training in 2007, Dariush earned his black belt. He was a highly accomplished fighter who earned the titles of blue, purple, and brown belt world no GI champion. He had six victories and no defeats for the first three and a half years of his career, going undefeated.
Beneil Dariush Success
On January 15, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 35, Dariush made his UFC debut. Jason High, who was supposed to be his opponent, was forced to withdraw from the fight due to appendicitis, and Charlie Brenneman, a returning veteran, took his place. Dariush made a comeback three months later, however on April 11, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 39, he was defeated by Ramsey Nijem via first-round TKO. He was supposed to compete against Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 176 on August 2, 2014. The fight was rescheduled for August 23 at UFC Fight Night 49 after the original event was postponed. On October 25, 2014, Dariush made his PPV debut at UFC 179, winning a unanimous decision over the previously unbeaten Carlos Diego Ferreira.
On February 6, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 184, there was a rematch with Carlos Diego Ferreira. He prevailed in a close decision and won the Fight of the Night prize for this battle. On October 22, 2022, at UFC 280, Mateusz Gamrot will compete against Dariush.
Beneil Dariush Wife
Dariush is married to his longtime girlfriend Victoria and the couple has one daughter Alva.
Beneil Dariush Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Dariush is $ 1.5 million as of 2022. In the promotion, Dariush has also received some rather sizable payouts. After his most recent contest, which he won over Carlos Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 184, the 32-year-old earned an amazing $220,000. Dariush received $200,000 at UFC 248 for his convincing knockout victory over Drakkar Klose, which includes fight bonuses, sponsorship payments, and a win bonus. According to reports, he has a career income of $1.3 million from the UFC alone.
Beneil Dariush Physical Stats