Is Beneil Dariush Persian?

Beneil Khobier Dariush (born May 6, 1989) is an Iranian-born American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Lightweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of October 24, 2022, he is #4 in the UFC lightweight rankings.

Is Beneil Dariush a black belt?

Beneil Dariush is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Bruno Paulista and Romulo Barral, who was regarded as one of the top grappling prospects in the world before his change in career focus to mixed martial arts (MMA).

What is Beneil Dariush flag?

Post-victory, Beneil Dariush took to social media to express his disappointment over not being able to walk out with the Assyrian-American flag, as it goes against UFC’s outfitting policy in their partnership with Reebok.

What nationality is Farsi?

Persian, predominant ethnic group of Iran (formerly known as Persia). Although of diverse ancestry, the Persian people are united by their language, Persian (Farsi), which belongs to the Indo-Iranian group of the Indo-European language family.