Archive: Joseph Benavidez

Dec 12, 2013 9:15 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 9 Pre-Fight Interviews: Jorgensen, Castillo, Lentz & Danzig

UFC on FOX 9 is set to go down from Sacramento, California this Saturday on FOX TV. In the main event of the evening Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his title in a rematch against Joseph Benavidez. Get caught up on the pre-fight hype right here and check out interviews from some of the...

Dec 12, 2013 8:43 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon’s UFC on FOX 9 Blog (Part 1)

UFC lightweight, Joe Lauzon has once again documented his fight lead up through video blogs. The fan favorite multiple FON bonus winner is set to face Mac Danzig on this weekend’s UFC on FOX 9 main card.

Dec 11, 2013 11:57 am

Coach Ludwig Predicting A Team Alpha Male Sweep At UFC on FOX 9 This Weekend

Team Alpha Male is showing out this weekend in Sacramento, California. In their hometown, four of the world-renowned team’s fighters will be competing on UFC on FOX 9. Joseph Benavidez is competing in the main event for the UFC flyweight title, Urijah Faber fights for a contender slot against Michael McDonald in the co-main event,...


Nov 12, 2013 8:04 am

Kelvin Gastelum Injured – UFC Looks For New Opponent For Court McGee

An undisclosed injury has taken Kelvin Gastelum out of his upcoming UFC on FOX 9 welterweight showdown with fellow “Ultimate Fighter” winner, Court McGee. A UFC official has confirmed the change, and noted that the promotion is keeping Court McGee on the card – so long as they find him an opponent. This isn’t the first...

Sep 18, 2013 6:59 pm

Benavidez Booked Opposite ‘Mighty Mouse’ For TUF 19 Finale Bout

Joseph Benavidez is getting another crack at a UFC title. It was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1 that Benavidez (19-3) will face 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1) in a rematch for the flyweight title at the TUF 18 Finale. Benavidez and Johnson met a year ago this month for...

Sep 18, 2013 7:26 am

Scott Jorgensen drops to flyweight, faces Ian McCall at UFC on FOX 9

Former UFC/WEC bantamweight title challenger, Scott “Young Guns” Jorgensen (14-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC), has decided to make the drop to Flyweight and will be welcomed to the division by Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall (12-4-1 MMA, 1-2-1 UFC) this December at the UFC on FOX 9 event in Sacramento, California. UFC officials announced the match-up on...

Sep 7, 2013 10:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Duane “Bang” Ludwig Discusses Team Alpha Male’s Recent Success and Their Hunt for UFC Gold | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cage Side Radio the boys in shop invited Team Alpha Male coach, Duane “Bang” Ludwig, onto the airwaves to discuss several different topics, including the recent streak of success he’s helped bring to the Team Alpha Male camp. Ludwig, who was a fighter in the UFC himself,...

Sep 3, 2013 12:21 pm

Joseph Benavidez doesn’t have to be mad to fight

The No. 2 ranked flyweight in the world, Joseph Benavidez (18-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC), will return to the cage this Wednesday to take on Jussier Formiga (15-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 28 in Brazil. After suffering a split decision loss to Demetrious Johnson last September in his bid for the UFC...

Jul 5, 2013 12:16 pm

UFC gives back on community day 2013

A lot of MMA fighters do things for charity and it never makes it’s rounds on the news sites, well here is a good story about how the UFC and fighters are giving back to the community. When it comes to MMA it get’s no bigger than the UFC as far as most people are...

Jun 21, 2013 7:56 pm

Benavidez vs. Formiga RUMORED for UFC on FS1: 3 in Brazil

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The UFC is already starting to put together yet another UFC on FS1 card as it was rumored that the organization is looking to pit flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Jussier Formiga against each other in Brazil for UFC on FS1: 3 on September 4th, 2013.   Brazilian news outlet SporTV Globo first reported...

Apr 23, 2013 8:47 am

Duane Ludwig Happier to Coach Team Alpha Male than Fight Himself

UFC Veteran Duane Bang Ludwig went on Ariel Helwani’s ‘The MMA Hour’ earlier today to talk about Team Alpha Male’s success this last Saturday, and how his participation could lead them to UFC Gold. Ludwig wasn’t without compliments for the already established team of lighter weight fighters as he explained how well they had been...

Feb 11, 2013 9:56 am

VIDEO | Ian McCall Reads Out A Poem From Joseph Benavidez | UFC NEWS

THE ENTERTAINER Blood and sweat, sometimes tears, Battered hands, countless fears, Highest highs, lowest lows, Shattered dreams, the hurt just grows. Your smile shields the pain you hide, All the while you’re dead inside; Your faith is absent, your will gives out, Now clear your mind, erase the doubt. Everything that you have gave, To...

Feb 4, 2013 11:25 am

VIDEO | Benavidez vs. McCall Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: UFC 156: Benavidez – McCall The Flyweights kicked the pay-per-viwe card last Saturday at UFC !56 and here is a highlight of one of the more memorable bouts of the evening.

Jan 31, 2013 6:18 pm

Exclusive: Urijah Faber Talks Menjivar, Benavidez vs. McCall and Dominick Cruz

Passion is the building block for success. Every great champion in life was able to distinguish themselves in a league above their competition by relentlessly following their dreams and never allowing any situation to derail their fervor. Positive thinking especially holds merit in the hard hitting world of MMA and no fighter is more upbeat...

Jan 27, 2013 10:17 am

What’s Next for the UFC on Fox 6 Main Card Fighters?

  Last night in Chicago fans at the United Center and at home watching on Fox were treated to four highly entertaining bouts as the UFC presented: UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. The UFC and Fox seem to have really hit their stride as their past three events have all put out some...

Jan 26, 2013 12:53 pm

UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson- Main Card Predictions

  The UFC returns to the United Center tonight in Chicago, IL with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. It was just about a year ago that the promotion put out their first full fledged televised Fox card in the same arena. That card featured three main card bouts all of which went the...

Jan 25, 2013 12:16 pm

Exclusive| UFC 156’s Ian McCall: “I Want to Hurt People”

Before the dynamic fighters of the flyweight division were showcasing their supersonic speed and freakish athleticism on the main stage of the UFC, “Uncle Creepy” Ian McCall was reigning over the weight class with an iron fist and a handlebar mustache. Nobody but passionate hardcore fans knew it but you couldn’t find a 125-pound fighter...

Jan 23, 2013 9:55 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: KJ Noons, Ian McCall, Vlad Matyushenko & Mike King

  BJPenn.Com Radio is back on Wednesday night beginning at 8pm eastern. This week hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli will speak to two fighters who all have big fights coming up and one fighter who fought on the last Strikeforce card ever and by all accounts was robbed of a victory. Kicking things off...

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

Jospeh Benavidez vs. Ian McCall set for UFC 156 on Superbowl weekend | UFC News

Flyweight contenders Jospeh Benavidez (16-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Ian McCall (11-3-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 156 this February. Benavidez stopped Yasuhiro Urushitani via first round TKO back in March to earn a spot in the inagural Flyweight tournament finals. However, in the tournament final at UFC 152, Benavidez lost a decision to Demetrious...