In a recent interview, UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush discussed the potential matchup with Arman Tsarukyan and why he believes it poses a greater threat than a showdown with top-ranked fighter Dustin Poirier.
Dariush, who is coming off a dominant win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 262, expressed his admiration for Tsarukyan’s skills and work ethic, stating that “he’s hungrier” than any other opponent he has faced in the division.
“He’s a tough guy, he’s hungry, and those are the guys that are dangerous,” Dariush said of Tsarukyan. “When you’re hungry, when you’ve got drive, you’re gonna figure it out. You’re gonna get it done.”
Dariush went on to explain that while he respects Poirier’s abilities, he believes Tsarukyan’s hunger and determination make him a more dangerous opponent. He emphasized the importance of not underestimating Tsarukyan and acknowledged that the Armenian fighter presents a unique set of challenges in the octagon.
The potential matchup between Dariush and Tsarukyan has garnered attention from UFC fans, who are eager to see two of the division’s top contenders face off in what promises to be an intense and high-stakes battle.
As for Dariush, he remains focused on his training and preparation for his next fight, wherever it may lead. With an impressive win streak and a determined mindset, Dariush looks to continue his climb up the lightweight rankings and solidify his place as one of the top contenders in the division.
The stage is set for what could be an epic showdown between Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan, and fans will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on both fighters as they continue their respective journeys in the UFC.