Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez

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Joseph Benavidez

#2 UFC Flyweight Contender

Birthdate:July 31, 1984
Birthplace:San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height:5 ft 4 in
Weight Class: Flyweight
Weight: 125 lb
Reach:65 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(28)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
8 9 11 0

LOSSES(7)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
2 1 4 0
Status Active
Hometown San Antonio, United States
Team/Gym Team Alpha Male (Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness)
Age 36
Octagon Debut Mar. 20, 2011
Arm Reach 65 in
Leg Reach 36 in
Last Fight Jul 19, 2020
Next Fight NA

Fights

LOSS
Joseph Benavidez
UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2
Jul 19, 2020
Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:48
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez
UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo
Feb 29, 2020
TKO (punches)
R2 – 1:54
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos
Jun 29, 2019
TKO (head kick and punches)
R2 – 4:47
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #3
UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Jan 19, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #3
The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters Finale
Nov 30, 2018
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:21
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC 225
Jun 9, 2018
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #1
The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale
Dec 3, 2016
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson
Feb 6, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC 192
Oct 3, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #2
UFC 187
May 23, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #2
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson
Nov 22, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #2
UFC 172
Apr 26, 2014
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 4:08
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2
Dec 14, 2013
KO (punch)
R1 – 2:08
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader
Sep 4, 2013
TKO (knee to the body and punches)
R1 – 3:07
WIN
Joseph Benavidez #1
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez
Apr 20, 2013
TKO (body punch)
R2 – 4:50
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
UFC 156
Feb 2, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez
UFC 152
Sep 22, 2012
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Yasuhiro Urushitani
UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann
Mar 3, 2012
TKO (punches)
R2 – 0:11
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle
Aug 14, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Ian Loveland
UFC 128
Mar 19, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Wagnney Fabiano
WEC 52
Nov 11, 2010
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 2:45
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez
WEC 50
Aug 18, 2010
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
WEC 47
Mar 6, 2010
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 2:57
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
WEC 45
Dec 19, 2009
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:35
LOSS
Joseph Benavidez
WEC 42
Aug 9, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Jeff Curran
WEC 40
Apr 5, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Danny Martinez
WEC 37
Dec 3, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Junya Kodo
Dream 5
Jul 21, 2008
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 2:42
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Maurice Eazel
PFC 8: A Night of Champions
May 8, 2008
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:02
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Jason Georgianna
PFC 6: No Retreat, No Surrender
Jan 17, 2008
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 0:38
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Rocky Del Monte
Independent Event
Jun 1, 2007
Submission (triangle choke)
R2 – N/A
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Carlos Lovio
Bring it On: Under Destruction
Apr 28, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Justin Smitley
Warrior Cup 2
Apr 7, 2007
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R3 – 2:18
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Ramon Rodriguez
Border Warz
Oct 14, 2006
Submission (triangle choke)
R2 – 2:33
WIN
Joseph Benavidez
Brandon Shelton
Universal Fight Promotions
Jun 3, 2006
Submission (kimura)
R2 – N/A
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