Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose UFC Predictions & Tips - 7/13/2019
Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose
UFC Fight Night 155
Golden 1 Center
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Beneil Dariush (16-4-1) is slated to take on Drakkar Klose (10-1-1) at UFC Fight Night 155 in Golden 1 Center on Saturday, July 13, 2019. The opening line has Dariush priced at -163 while Klose comes in at +120.
Beneil Dariush comes into this fight with 16 wins and 4 losses. The Yorba Linda, CA product is 30 years old, weighs 155 lbs and is 5'10" inches tall. He has a 72.0" reach and fights in the lightweight division. Dariush has a total of 15 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Dariush won in round 2 against Drew Dober by submission. In the lightweight division, he is 26th in strikes with 661 and is 107th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
When it comes to strike accuracy, Beneil Dariush sits at 237th among UFC fighters and 42nd in the lightweight division landing 53.1% of the strikes he attempts. He also has a total of 13 takedowns which has him sitting at 124th among UFC fighters and 29th in the lightweight division. Dariush finishes 31.0% of his takedown tries which has him sitting at 323rd among UFC fighters and 70th in the division. He sits at 21st in the division and 81st among UFC fighters for significant strikes with 509. Of those significant strikes, 294 of them were aimed at the head while 125 of them were directed at the midsection which has him sitting at 23rd and 15th respectively in the division. At UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez, he won via unanimous decision in the third round when he squared up with Thiago Moises. In the fight before that, Dariush lost in the first round when he squared up with Alexander Hernandez at UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya by stoppage.
Walking into the Octagon for this matchup, Drakkar Klose has a total of 10 wins and 1 loss. The 31-year-old fighting out of Glendale, AZ is 5'9" inches tall and weighs 155 lbs. The MMA LAB fighter competes in the lightweight division and has a 70.0" reach. He has compiled 5 fights in the UFC. Drakkar Klose earned a victory by unanimous decision when he fought Bobby Green in his most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Iaquinta. In terms of strikes, Klose is 205th out of all fighters in the UFC and 46th in the division with 395.
In terms of strike accuracy, he is connecting on 58.3% of the shots he throws which has him sitting at 24th in the lightweight division and 139th in the UFC. In addition, Klose sits at 37th in the lightweight division and 175th in the UFC with a total of 8 takedowns. Ranking 71st in the division and 324th in the UFC, Klose finishes 30.8% of his takedown tries. With 259 significant strikes, he sits at 206th in the UFC and 49th in the division. Klose sits at 32nd in the division for significant strikes directed at the midsection with 78 and 59th for significant strikes directed at the head with 116. At UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier, he earned a victory via unanimous decision in the 3rd round when he fought Lando Vannata. A few fights ago, Klose was defeated in the 3rd round when he fought David Teymur at UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 by unanimous decision.
When dissecting this matchup between Beneil Dariush and Drakkar Klose, it is good to understand how the two fighters match up with one another. Drakkar Klose has the better strike accuracy, having connected on 58.3% of his punches so Beneil Dariush will want to be careful going toe-to-toe. In the case of physical traits, the first fighter to take a look at is Beneil Dariush who is 5'10" while the fighter standing across the Octagon stands 5'9". In the case of reach, Dariush measures 72.0" while Klose has a fingertip to fingertip measurement of 70.0" meaning Dariush will want to prevent his opponent from closing the distance Drakkar Klose won't be able to use it to his advantage. Dariush is the younger of the two fighters at 30 years old while Klose is the older of the two fighters at 31 years old. Concerning experience in the Octagon, Dariush has 15 fights which makes him the veteran in this matchup while Klose has compiled a total of 5 battles in the Octagon. Concerning overall MMA experience, Dariush has 16 wins and 4 losses while Drakkar Klose holds an overall professional fight record of 10 wins and 1 loss.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it in it all in this video
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Drakkar Klose (+120)
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