Report: Flyweight Veteran Joseph Benavidez Retires From MMA

UFC and WEC flyweight veteran Joseph Benavidez has retired from MMA after over a decade of competition at a high level, per a report from Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. Benavidez, 37, reportedly removed himself from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency testing pool, making him ineligible to compete in the UFC. He was withdrawn from the … Continue reading Report: Flyweight Veteran Joseph Benavidez Retires From MMA

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya Live Coverage

UFC will present one of their strongest pay-per-view cards as of late on Saturday, showcasing four champions in three title fights at UFC 259. In the main event, 185-pound champ Israel Adesanya will move up a division to challenge UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz. The event, which will take place behind closed doors at … Continue reading UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya Live Coverage

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya Preview

Many of UFC's biggest stars will appear on Saturday night when the promotion hosts UFC 259. Sitting atop a large 15-fight card, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya will look to make history, challenging UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz. Along with the champion versus champion main event, UFC 259 includes bouts with UFC Featherweight Champion … Continue reading UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya Preview

UFC Looking To Add Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov To March 6th Show

A bantamweight fight between former title challenger Joseph Benavidez and undefeated fighter Askar Askarov is being targeted for a March 6th UFC card. News of the potential matchup was first reported by Igor Lazorin. The fight joins a growing card that does not have a location set for it yet. Should the fight be placed … Continue reading UFC Looking To Add Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov To March 6th Show

UFC Fight Night: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Play-by-Play

In the main event of UFC's "Fight Night" on Saturday night, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez battled in a rematch to become the third UFC Flyweight Champion. Here's how the fight went. Bout 12: Deiveson Figueiredo (18-1) vs. Joseph Benavidez (28-6) (Vacant UFC Flyweight Championship) Early in the first minute a right hook dropped Benavidez. … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Play-by-Play

UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC looks to crown their third flyweight champion in the promotion's history. The main event sees a rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez to find who that new 125-pound champion will be. Along with the title fight is 11 other bouts set to happen from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Live Coverage

UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Preview

After their first meeting failed to crown a new UFC Flyweight Champion, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will rematch on Saturday night in the headlining spot of a UFC "Fight Night." Here's a preview of the 12-fight card set to happen from "Fight Island," also known as Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Preview

UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Full Coverage

Last weekend, UFC travelled to Norfolk, Virginia, USA for UFC on ESPN+ 27. In the main event, Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo fought for the UFC Flyweight Championship. However, since Figueiredo missed weight, he was excluded from winning the belt in the fight. From the Chartway Arena, here’s the full report of the fight night. … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Full Coverage

UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Preview

While UFC has held a show in Norfolk, Virginia, USA before, the east coast town will see a championship fight for the first time on Saturday. Headlining the ESPN+ fight night card, Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo will battle for the vacant UFC Flyweight Championship. From the Chartway Arena, here's a preview of the whole … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Preview