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Fighter Summary

96

Joseph Benavidez

Flyweight #3

Record: 15-5

Active: 9 years, 8 months

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 96
A
3
Power 96
A
3
Offensive 92
A-
6
Defensive 98
A+
2
Records
Overall 15-5 (75%)
Versus Top 10 2-3 (40%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 9-5 (64.3%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 6-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 3-2 (60%)
Superlatives
Best Win Flyweight #2 Henry Cejudo (10-2)
2016-12-03 The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
Round 3 S-DEC
Worst Loss Flyweight #9 Sergio Pettis (9-5)
2018-06-09 UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
Round 3 S-DEC
Other Statistics
Finishes 6 (30%)
KOs 5 (25%)
Submissions 1 (5%)
Decisions 9 (45%)
Opponent Record 138-80
Average Opponent Rank 12.6
Long Streak W 6 (12/03/2016)
Current Streak L 2

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
L
2020-07-18
Deiveson Figueiredo (9-1)
Flyweight #1
Round 1 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2
L
2020-02-29
Deiveson Figueiredo (9-1)
Flyweight #1
Round 2 KO/TKO Punch
UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo
W
2019-06-29
Jussier Formiga (9-7)
Flyweight #12
Round 2 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos
W
2019-01-19
Dustin Ortiz (8-6)
Flyweight #13
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
W
2018-11-30
Alex Perez (6-2)
Flyweight #4
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC - TUF 28 Finale
L
2018-06-09
Sergio Pettis (9-5)
Flyweight #9
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
W
2016-12-03
Henry Cejudo (10-2)
Flyweight #2
Round 3 S-DEC
The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
W
2016-02-06
Zach Makovsky (3-4)
Flyweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson
W
2015-10-03
Ali Bagautinov (4-3)
Flyweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson
W
2015-05-23
John Moraga (8-6)
Flyweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
W
2014-11-22
Dustin Ortiz (8-6)
Flyweight #13
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson
W
2014-04-26
Tim Elliott (5-9)
Flyweight #23
Round 1 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira
L
2013-12-14
Demetrious Johnson (15-2)
Flyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2
W
2013-09-04
Jussier Formiga (9-7)
Flyweight #12
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
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 (6-8)
Bantamweight #49
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