Iranian UFC fighter Beneil Dariush took a moment during his recent victory speech to share the hope he has in Christ with the people of his country amid weeks of social unrest following the death of Mahsa Amini.
Dariush’s skills were on full display as he defeated Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280 last Saturday. His win, by unanimous decision, was his eighth victory in a row.
Following the intense match, the Iranian-born American MMA fighter changed the course of his interview to share a specific message with his native people.
“I’m sorry, Daniel, but I got to take a minute. I need to dedicate this fight to my people in Iran,” he told the reporter in the ring.
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