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Streaking Beneil Dariush, Islam Makhachev to headline UFC Fight Night on Feb. 26

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

One big piece of matchmaking at the top of the UFC lightweight division has been made.
Beneil Dariush , ranked No. 3 in the official UFC rankings, is slated to meet No. 4 Islam Makhachev in a five-round headliner at a UFC Fight Night event set for Feb. 26. Dominance MMA CEO Ali Abdelaziz, who manages both Dariush and Makhachev, went on the record with UFC broadcast partner ESPN, which cited sources in its initial report Saturday.
Dariush and Makhachev are No. 5 and 6, respectively, in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie 155-pound rankings .
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