Beneil Dariush won his seventh straight UFC fight on Saturday night with a unanimous decision over Tony Ferguson and instead of saying why he should fight for the title next, he decided to call up one of the richest men. of the world – Elon Musk.
The 32-year-old lightweight fighter said in his post-fight interview in the Octagon that his wife ordered a Tesla but had yet to get it. He took advantage of this moment to detonate Musk.
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“Elon, where is my wife’s car, brother?” I’ve been waiting six months, ”Dariush said via MMA Fighting. “I’m having a baby, I need a good car, I have to protect my daughter. Let’s go, Elon. Take my car! “
According to the MMA blog, Dariush told reporters at the post-fight press conference that he ordered the car in December and was told the car would arrive in March.
Musk responded on Sunday that the car was on its way.
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” Soon. Sorry for the delay! Tesla CEO tweeted.
Dariush hasn’t lost a fight in the UFC since March 2018, when he was knocked out by Alexander Hernandez.
However, his decision victory over Thiago Moises in November 2018 sparked a series of big wins for Dariush. He won knockout victories over Drakkar Klose and Scott Holtzman. He had another decision win over Diego Ferreira and two submission wins – over Frank Camacho and Drew Dober.
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He was ninth in the UFC lightweight standings heading into Saturday’s event. Charles Oliveira defeated Michael Chandler for the vacant title.