Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush’ fight at UFC 289

UFC 289 event was co-headlined by a key lightweight bout featuring Charles Oliveira taking on Beneil Dariush.

Charles Oliveira (34-9 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since suffering a submission loss to Islam Makhachev last October at UFC 280 in a fight for the undisputed lightweight world title. Prior to that setback, ‘Do Bronx’ had put together a sensational eleven-fight win streak which included victories over Michael Chandler, Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje.

Meanwhile, Beneiel Dariush (22-5-1 MMA) entered UFC 289 sporting an eight-fight win streak, his most recent being a unanimous decision victory over Mateusz Gamrot in October of last year. The 34-year-old had not tasted defeat since March of 2018 when he was knocked out by Alexander Hernandez.

Tonight’s UFC 289 co-main event resulted in another first-round finish for Charles Oliveira. After being taken down early in the fight, the former lightweight champion was able to scramble back to his feet and lands a thunderous head kick. Beneil Dariush was clearly rocked from the strike and dove for a takedown. Oliveira was able to take top position and once he did it was nothing but hammers to score the victory.

Official UFC 289 Results: Charles Oliviera def. Beneil Dariush via TKO at 4:10 of Round 1

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush’ fight at UFC 289 below:

Post-fight reactions to Charles Oliveira defeating Beneil Dariush at UFC 289:

UFC 289 Highlights: MAIN CARD

  • Amanda Nunes def. Irene Aldana via unanimous decision (50-44×2, 50-43)
  • Charles Oliveira def. Beneil Dariush via TKO: R1, 4.10
  • Mike Malott def. Adam Fugitt via submission: R2, 1.06
  • Dan Ige def. Nate Landwehr via unanimous decision (29-28×2, 30-27)
  • Marc-Andre Barriault def. Eryk Anders via unanimous decision (30-27×3)


  • Chris Curtis vs. Nassourdine Imavov ends in no contest (accidental headbutt): R2, 3.04
  • Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Miranda Maverick (29-28×3)
  • Aiemann Zahabi def. Aori Qileng via KO: R1, 1.04
  • Kyle Nelson def. Blake Bilder via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)


  • Stephen Erceg def. David Dvorak via unanimous decision (29-28×2, 30-27)
  • Diana Belbita def. Maria Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)
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