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Fighter Summary

98

Joseph Benavidez

Flyweight #2

Record: 13-3

Active: 8 years, 5 months


Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 98 A+ 2
Power 98 A+ 2
Offensive 95 A 4
Defensive 99 A+ 1
Records
Overall 13-3 (81.3%)
Versus Top 10 3-2 (60%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 8-3 (72.7%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 5-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 4-1 (80%)
Superlatives
Best Win Flyweight #2 Henry Cejudo (9-2)
2016-12-03 The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
Round 3 S-DEC
Worst Loss Flyweight #29 Sergio Pettis (8-5)
2018-06-09 UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
Round 3 S-DEC
Other Statistics
Finishes 6 (37.5%)
KOs 5 (31.3%)
Submissions 1 (6.3%)
Decisions 7 (43.8%)
Opponent Record 108-62
Average Opponent Rank 18.3
Long Streak W 4 (12/03/2016)
Current Streak W 3

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
W
2019-06-29
Jussier Formiga (9-5)
Flyweight #7
Round 2 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos
W
2019-01-19
Dustin Ortiz (8-6)
Flyweight #22
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
W
2018-11-30
Alex Perez (4-1)
Flyweight #13
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC - TUF 28 Finale
L
2018-06-09
Sergio Pettis (8-5)
Flyweight #29
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
W
2016-12-03
Henry Cejudo (9-2)
Flyweight #2
Round 3 S-DEC
The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
W
2015-05-23
John Moraga (8-6)
Flyweight #12
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
W
2014-11-22
Dustin Ortiz (8-6)
Flyweight #22
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson
W
2014-04-26
Tim Elliott (4-6)
Flyweight #49
Round 1 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira
L
2013-12-14
Demetrious Johnson (15-2)
Flyweight #1
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2
W
2013-09-04
Jussier Formiga (9-5)
Flyweight #7
Round 1 KO/TKO Knee
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Bader
W
2013-04-20
Darren Uyenoyama (2-2)
Flyweight
Round 2 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on FOX: Henderson vs Melendez
W
2013-02-02
Ian McCall (2-3)
Flyweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 156: Aldo vs Edgar
L
2012-09-22
Demetrious Johnson (15-2)
Flyweight #1
Round 5 S-DEC
UFC 152: Jones vs Belfort
W
2012-03-02
Yasuhiro Urushitani (0-2)
Flyweight
Round 2 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann
W
2011-08-14
Eddie Wineland (6-7)
Bantamweight #54
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC LIVE 5: Hardy vs Lytle
W
2011-03-19
Ian Loveland (1-2)
Bantamweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones

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