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UFC 259 Result: Askar Askarov dominates Joseph Benavidez (Highlights)

A key flyweight bout between top contenders Askar Askarov and Joseph Benavidez took place on tonight's UFC 259 prelims. Benavidez (28-8 MMA) had entered tonight's...
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Joseph Benavidez returns after back-to-back losses at UFC 259 against Askar Askarov

Joseph Benavidez is looking to return to the win column on March 6 at UFC 259. According to Russian outlet TASS, Benavidez is set to...
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UFC on ESPN+30 medical suspensions: Joseph Benavidez out with forehead laceration

The medical suspensions for last Saturday's UFC on ESPN+ 30 card are in, and as expected, Joseph Benavidez will be out for a little...
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Megan Olivi praises husband Joseph Benavidez after Figueiredo loss

UFC commentator Megan Olivi has penned a warm message about her husband Joseph Benavidez after he lost a flyweight title fight to Deiveson Figueiredo. Benavidez...
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Deiveson Figueiredo says he ‘closed the casket’ on Joseph Benavidez

On UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi last weekend, Deiveson Figueiredo earned the flyweight with a win over Joseph Benavidez. He already headed back...
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What’s next for Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez after UFC Fight Island 2?

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez had an immediate rematch for the vacant flyweight title. The two...
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Dana White reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo’s “pure violence” victory over Joseph Benavidez

UFC President Dana White was very impressed by Deiveson Figueiredo's title-earning victory over Joseph Benavidez this evening. In the main event of UFC Fight Island...
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Joseph Benavidez issues statement following loss to Deiveson Figueiredo: “I’m not going out like...

Joseph Benavidez received another shot at UFC gold when he squared off with Deiveson Figueiredo in tonight's UFC Fight Island 2 headliner. The bout marked...
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Henry Cejudo reacts to Deiveson Figueiredo’s submission victory over Joseph Benavidez

Former flyweight champion Henry Cejudo was clearly watching tonight's UFC Fight Island 2 main event between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez. Figueiredo and Benavidez were...
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Pros react to Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 2 at UFC Fight Island

Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez once again squared off for the promotions vacant flyweight title at tonight's UFC Fight Island 2 event. The flyweight standouts,...
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UFC Fight Island 2 Results: Deiveson Figueiredo sleeps Joseph Benavidez (Video)

Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will once again throw down for the promotions vacant flyweight title at tonight's UFC Fight Island 2 event. The flyweight...
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UFC Fight Island 2: ‘Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains on Yas Island for tonight's UFC Fight Island 2 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo...
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Joseph Benavidez plans to make Deiveson Figueiredo “cry and be embarrassed” in title fight...

Joseph Benavidez has bad intentions for Deiveson Figueiredo on Yas Island. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Benavidez and Figueiredo are having...
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Pro fighters make their picks for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 title fight

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez are having an immediate rematch for the vacant flyweight title....
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UFC on ESPN+ 30 weigh-in results: Flyweight title fight official

On Saturday night, the UFC will return our screens with UFC on ESPN+ 30, the promotion's third event in the span of a week. In...
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Deiveson Figueiredo confident he will make weight, promises to KO Joseph Benavidez again

Deiveson Figueiredo is confident he will beat Joseph Benavidez again and make weight in the process. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2,...
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Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez in jeopardy, Pantoja on standby as short notice replacement

Deiveson Figueiredo may not get a chance to run things back with Joseph Benavidez. In the main event of a UFC Fight Island card on...
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Deiveson Figueiredo, Joseph Benavidez to rematch for vacant flyweight title

Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez are expected to rematch for the vacant UFC flyweight title this July, according to a report from MMA Junkie. Figueiredo...
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Michael Bisping explains decision to interview Joseph Benavidez following KO loss at UFC Norfolk

Moments after suffering a knockout loss to Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Norfolk, Joseph Benavidez was on the microphone answering questions from Michael Bisping. The bout...
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Henry Cejudo says Benavidez ‘absolutely’ deserves rematch after Figueiredo ‘cheated’ at UFC Norfolk

Former UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo believes Joseph Benavidez deserves another shot against Deiveson Figueiredo for the vacant flyweight title. In the main event of...
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Joseph Benavidez believes ‘the headbutt altered’ the entire fight against Deiveson Figueiredo

Joseph Benavidez believes the headbutt in his fight against Deiveson Figueiredo was the reason behind his loss. At UFC Norfolk, Benavidez was fighting Figueiredo for...
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Dana White on Deiveson Figueiredo’s win: “I think the headbutt had a lot to...

Earlier today UFC President Dana White revealed his intention to book a rematch between flyweight standouts Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez. The pair collided in...
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Dana White confirms UFC working on Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo rematch

UFC president Dana White has confirmed the promotion is looking at booking a flyweight title rematch between Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo. Figueiredo knocked out...
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Joseph Benavidez opens up on Figueiredo loss ‘now that the dust has settled’

Joseph Benavidez got his third crack at flyweight gold this past Saturday at UFC Norfolk, but came up short, succumbing to a second-round punch...
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UFC Norfolk medical suspensions: Joseph Benavidez sidelined with laceration

The medical suspensions for last Saturday's UFC Norfolk card are in and, as expected, Joseph Benavidez has been benched after his second-round TKO loss...
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What’s next for Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez after UFC Norfolk?

In the main event of UFC Norfolk, Deiveson Figueiredo was taking on Joseph Benavidez. There, the two were originally set to fight for the...
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Henry Cejudo targets ‘ugly detached Siamese twins’ Figueiredo and Benavidez after UFC Norfolk

Henry Cejudo is no longer the UFC flyweight champ, but that doesn't mean the UFC's top flyweights are safe from his trash talk. On Saturday...
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Missing weight cost Deiveson Figueiredo a lot more than just the UFC flyweight title

Deiveson Figueiredo lost a lot more than just the UFC flyweight title after missing weight for his victory over Joseph Benavidez at UFC Norfolk. In...