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Joseph Benavidez Takes the Nod in Tough Rematch with Dustin Ortiz (UFC Brooklyn Highlights)


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Check out the highlights from Joseph Benavidez’s unanimous decision victory over Dustin Ortiz at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo …read more

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Pros react to VanZant and Benavidez’s wins at UFC Brooklyn

Paige VanZant and Joseph Benavidez respectively emerged victorious over Rachael Ostovich and Dustin Ortiz at UFC Brooklyn. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fights. Grappling wins at UFC Brooklyn. Not …read more

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UFC Brooklyn results: Joseph Benavidez earns decision over Dustin Ortiz

If there’s still a UFC flyweight division by the next time Joseph Benavidez steps into the cage, it should be time for him to get another title shot.
Benavidez scored an …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 1 results: Joseph Benavidez beats Dustin Ortiz by decision – again

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Joseph Benavidez repeated history with another victory over Dustin Ortiz in their rematch.
After taking a decision from Ortiz (19-8 MMA, 8-6 UFC) in November 2014, Benavidez (27-5 …read more

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Nobody’s more curious about the fate of the flyweight division than Joseph Benavidez

NEW YORK – With the uncertainty surrounding the UFC’s flyweight in 2019, some people find themselves more in the dark than others as to what happens after Saturday night. If …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Brooklyn: Main card preview

Get the scoop on the main card action from UFC Brooklyn, including a potential #1 contender’s bout at flyweight between perennial contender Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz; plus the debut …read more

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VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez discusses ‘compromised’ friendship with TJ Dillashaw

VIDEO: Joe Benavidez on his “compromised” friendship with TJ Dillashaw pic.twitter.com/cbf8YfZl0r— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) January 17, 2019“I mean… We were really good friends and really close,” Joseph Benavidez said at …read more

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Joseph Benavidez questions friendship with T.J. Dillashaw following Dillashaw’s flyweight division comments

NEW YORK — At UFC Brooklyn media day, Joseph Benavidez discusses being the potential backup fighter for the flyweight title main event, his style of fashion and Dapper Scrappers blog, …read more

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Joseph Benavidez says Deiveson Figueiredo changed mind three times on fight

Joseph Benavidez is scheduled to face Dustin Ortiz at UFC on ESPN+ 1. But before Ortiz put pen to paper, it was touch and go on his scheduled opponent.
In one …read more

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UFC signs Joseph Benavidez to four-fight deal at flyweight

Joseph Benavidez is a flyweight fighter for the foreseeable future. Joseph Benavidez’s new contract extension with the UFC adds an interesting wrinkle to the prophesied Ragnarok of the promotion’s flyweight …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez Inks New 4 Fight Deal with UFC, ‘Business as Usual’ at Flyweight

If the UFC is getting rid of the flyweight division that comes as news to former title contender Joseph Benavidez, who just signed a new four fight deal with the …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez signs new four-fight UFC deal – at flyweight

LAS VEGAS – Have rumors of the UFC flyweight division’s demise been greatly exaggerated?
Veteran 125-pound fighter Joseph Benavidez (26-5 MMA, 13-3 UFC) today announced he’s signed a new four-fight deal …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Unfiltered Episode 259: Joseph Benavidez

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz rematch set for UFC Brooklyn

Joseph Benavidez was originally due to fight Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233, but now he has a different foe and date. Flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez was supposed to fight Deiveson …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Re-Booked to Fight Dustin Ortiz at UFC on ESPN+ 1

After UFC officials announced that Joseph Benavidez would serve as a back-up to the Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw UFC flyweight title fight at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on Jan. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz 2 added to UFC’s ESPN+ debut

Another key flyweight fight is heading to Brooklyn.
Former two-time UFC title challenger Joseph Benavidez will rematch the surging Dustin Ortiz on the UFC’s inaugural ESPN+ card Jan. 19. Newsday was …read more

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Benavidez Tapped As Back Up For Cejudo-Dillashaw

Victimized by the dissolution of the UFC 231 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, recently canceled after the promotion was unable to drum up a main event, top flyweight contender, Joseph Benavidez, …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo fight scratched

Joseph Benavidez will be the official replacement for the superfight between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw. No more Deiveson Figueiredo for Joseph Benavidez.
Originally scheduled to take on ‘Deus da …read more

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Joseph Benavidez to act as alternate for Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw title fight

At UFC Brooklyn when the UFC makes their first appearance on ESPN programming (ESPN+), the card will be headlined by a big champion vs champion bout as flyweight titleholder Henry …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo ‘Put On Hold’

We may not be able to see Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo for a while. Benavidez vs. Figueiredo was expected to take place on the UFC 233 card. That event …read more

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Figueiredo wants to make it clear to White why flyweight ‘must go on’

Flyweight Deiveson Figueiredo takes on Joseph Benavidez in January and vows to make it an exciting bout. Just like to all other UFC flyweights, a grim fate looms over the …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez Expecting to Be Backup Fighter for UFC 233 Flyweight Title Bout

Earlier today, the UFC announced that Joseph Benavidez will be facing Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233, which just happens to be the same card that Henry Cejudo will be defending …read more

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Flyweight tilt between Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo added to UFC 233

After a briefly controversial moment in his last time out this past Friday, Joseph Benavidez (26-5) still found himself able to secure the win by first-round TKO over Alex Perez.
The …read more

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Joseph Benavidez Makes Quick Return to Face Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233

Having recently lost a year and a half of his career to injury, Joseph Benavidez is making up for lost time making a quick turnaround for his next fight.
UFC officials …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez takes on Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233

Flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo will square off in Anaheim, California, Joseph Benavidez didn’t even wait for an entire week before accepting another fight.
Per Los Angeles Times’ Lance …read more

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Benavidez Makes Quick Turnaround, Fights Figueiredo In Anaheim

That was fast.
Not long after collecting $50,000 for his knockout win over Alex Perez, former flyweight title contender Joseph Benavidez will make a quick turnaround to battle undefeated division phenom …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo announced for UFC 233

For now, the UFC’s flyweight division is chugging along with another high-profile matchup.
The promotion announced Tuesday that two-time title challenger Joseph Benavidez will fight undefeated Brazilian Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC …read more

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Joseph Benavidez gets quick turnaround fight vs. Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233

The future of the flyweight division is “murky,” according to UFC President Dana White, but this much is clear: UFC 233 has another 125-pound fight.
On Tuesday, the promotion announced that …read more

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo Reported for UFC 233

Joseph Benavidez will reportedly be making a flyweight-quick turn around when he checks into the Honda Center in Anaheim California to take on undefeated Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 233 as …read more

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‘TUF 28’ Finale Salaries: Usman ($150K), Dos Anjos ($110K), Benavidez ($146K) Top Payroll

Kamaru Usman, Rafael dos Anjos and Joseph Benavidez all received six-figure paydays for their work at “The Ultimate Fighter 28″ finale finale this past Friday. …read more

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Joseph Benavidez makes case for continuation of UFC flyweight division: 'There's a ton of life there'

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LAS VEGAS – Throughout the recent rumors of the potential dissolution of the UFC’s flyweight division, Joseph Benavidez …read more

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TUF 28 Finale bonuses: Kamaru Usman, Joseph Benavidez among winners

It’s been a long time since Kamaru Usman won a fight night bonus, but there would be no denying him on Friday.
In the welterweight main event of The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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‘TUF 28’ Finale Bonuses: Usman, Benavidez, Espino, Roberts Pocket $50K Awards

Kamaru Usman, Joseph Benavidez, Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa and Roosevelt Roberts all received $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonuses for their work at …read more

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Joseph Benavidez on His ‘Two Submissions’ and Confusion at TUF 28 Finale

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Joseph Benavidez talks about the confusion surrounding the referee’s interaction with the fighters in the middle of his submission attempt and the fight being restarted when …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2018, 3:46 am By
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TUF 28 Finale results: Joseph Benavidez stops Alex Perez despite ref gaffe

A crucial officiating error almost cost Joseph Benavidez a win on Friday.
The two-time flyweight title challenger fought Alex Perez on the preliminary portion of The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on …read more

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TUF 28 Finale results: Joseph Benavidez scores two TKO finishes of Alex Perez

LAS VEGAS – Joseph Benavidez (26-5 MMA, 13-3 UFC) impressed in a first-round finish of Alex Perez (21-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC), while referee Yves Lavigne did not.
The flyweight bout was …read more

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TUF 28 Finale's Alex Perez expects war vs. Joseph Benavidez, but 'I just think I'm better everywhere'

Agreeing to fight a flyweight of Joseph Benavidez’s caliber on less than a month’s notice is a pretty gutsy move already as it is.
Three weeks, however, is actually quite a …read more

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Joseph Benavidez believes flyweight division is ‘more exciting than ever’

It’s been a bit of a wild time for the UFC’s lightest men’s division of flyweight.
Seemingly doing away with the division overall, the weight class’ title will still be fought …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 1:46 am By
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Joseph Benavidez: UFC flyweight division 'is honestly more exciting than ever'

LAS VEGAS – Longtime UFC and WEC veteran Joseph Benavidez hears the rumblings, same as you, but thinks patience is the key with the promotion’s handling of the flyweight division.
For …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2018, 12:16 am By
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