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UFC 176 Adds Lightweight Bout – Beneil Dariush Vs. Tony Martin

Andrew Ravens

UFC 176

The UFC added a lightweight bout between Beneil Dariush and Tony Martin for UFC 176 in August.

Beneil Dariush (7-1) He has 2 knockouts, 4 submissions and 1 decision victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a six fight winning streak. He made that debut against Charlie Brenneman and won via Rear-Naked Choke at UFC Fight Night – Rockhold vs. Philippou on Jan / 15 / 2014. In his next fight he lost to Ramsey Nijem at UFC Fight Night – Minotauro vs. Nelson on Apr / 11 / 2014 via 1st RD TKO.

Tony Martin (8-1) Has six submissions and 2 wins by decision, he has never been knocked out. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a eight fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Rashid Magomedov and lost that fight by unanimous decision at UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2 on / 01 / 2014.

The event goes down August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Here is how the rest of the card looks like:

  • Jose Aldo © vs. Chad Mendes – UFC featherweight title bout
  • Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza
  • Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard
  • Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia
  • Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky
  • Walmir Lazaro vs. James Vick
  • Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin
  • Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo
  • Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson
  • Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin


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