Charles Oliveira smashes Beneil Dariush – UFC 289 video

Check out the live UFC 289 highlights of Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush.

By: Eddie Mercado | 4 months ago
Charles Oliveira smashes Beneil Dariush – UFC 289 video
Charles Oliveira defeats Beneil Dariush at UFC 289. IMAGO/USA Today

UFC 289 is live and almost over and the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, Canada just witnessed the co-main showing the former lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, finish surging contender, Beneil Dariush, with strikes at the end of the very first round.

Dariush came in ranked #4 at 155-pounds, and was on a wild winning streak, but the former champ had to remind everyone who tf he is. Beneil had some great moments on top in the fight, landing some quality ground and pound before the fight returned to its feet. Late in the round, Oliveira started to rally by stepping on the gas, and letting his hands go. He overwhelmed Dariush, knocking him to the ground, and then followed up with fight ending ground strikes. Heeeee’s bacccckkkkkk!

Our live play-by-play description of Beneil Dariush vs. Charles Oliveira

Courtesy of Dayne Fox

Round 1: Dariush scores first with a low kick, but Oliveira lands a heavy head kick. Dariush is unfazed. Dariush slips on a head kick, but is right up. The clinch up and after a long struggle, Dariush falls on top of Oliveira. Dariush lands some good punches from the top, but Oliveira isn’t making it easy to land anything. Oliveira goes for a leglock, but Oliveira easily escapes and is back on top landing punches.

Oliveira eventually gets back to his feet and pushes Dariush to the fence. As they separate, Oliveira lands a head kick. Dariush is rattled. Oliveira continues to throw punches and Dariush crumples. Oliveira continues to unload and Dariush is unable to cover up after a while the referee steps in and Oliveira is the winner!

Official Result: Charles Oliveira defeated Beneil Dariush via TKO via punches at 4:10 of RD1

UFC 289 highlights of Beneil Dariush vs. Charles Oliveira

Full UFC 289 fight card results

Main card

  • Amanda Nunes def. Irene Aldana by unanimous decision (50-44 x2, 50-43): (W) Bantamweight Title
  • Charles Oliveira def. Beneil Dariush by TKO at 4:10 of round 1: Lightweight
  • Mike Malott def. Adam Fugitt by submission (guillotine) at 1:06 of round 2: Welterweight
  • Dan Ige def. Nate Landwehr by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2): Featherweight
  • Marc-André Barriault def. Eryk Anders by unanimous decision (30-27 x3): Middleweight


  • Nassourdine Imavov vs. Chris Curtis is ruled a no contest (clash of heads) at 3:04 of round 2: Middleweight
  • Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Miranda Maverick: (W) Flyweight
  • Aiemann Zahabi vs. Aoriqileng: Bantamweight
  • Kyle Nelson def. Blake Bilder by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28): Featherweight

Early prelims

  • Steve Erceg def. David Dvořák by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2): Flyweight
  • Diana Belbiţă def. Maria Oliveira by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28): Strawweight

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Eddie Mercado
Eddie Mercado

Eddie Mercado is a writer and content creator for Bloody Elbow, and has covered combat sports since 2015. Eddie covers everything from betting odds and live events, to fighter interviews and co-hosting the 6th Round post-fight show and the 6th Round Retro. He retired at 1-0 in professional MMA, competed in one Muay Thai match in Thailand, and is currently a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu under the great Diego Bispo.

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