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Joseph Benavidez Outpoints Zach Makovsky At UFC Fight Night 82

Joseph Benavidez pressure and frequent offense on the feet helped him overcome Zach Makovsky by unanimous decision tonight at UFC Fight Night 82. Round One: Makovsky feels out with the jab to start. He attempts a leg kick, but Benavidez clocks him with a punch first. Benavidez with a shurt flurry of punches as he […]
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez wins decision over Zach Makovsky

Joseph Benavidez started and ended strong to earn a unanimous decision victory over Zach Makovsky in a flyweight contender's bout, Saturday. The two speedsters battled for three rounds before Benavidez was announced as the winner by the ringside judges.Scores were 30-27, and 29-28 (twice) in favor of "Joe-Jitsu." He improved his win streak to five and his overall record to 24-4....
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Joseph Benavidez comments on rumors he left Team Alpha Male

UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez joined the Great MMA Debate podcast, addressing rumors that he had left Team Alpha Male. Instead of confirming the suspicions on many thinking he had left, Benavidez responded by saying he simply wanted to train with other people, but he still was committed to his team in Sacramento. Benavidez has been spotted recently training in Colorado...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez meets Zach Makovsky at UFC 196 in Las Vegas

No. 1 ranked flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez will return to action in just a few weeks time as he meets Zach Makovsky at UFC 196 on Feb. 6 in Las Vegas.UFC officials confirmed the fight to the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Thursday.The fight comes together just a month out from the proposed card that will be headlined by heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum putting his belt on...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Battles Zach Makovsky At UFC 196

A bantamweight battle between former top contender Joseph Benavidez (pictured) and Zach Makovsky has been added to UFC 196. The Las Vegas Review-Journal first reported the tango, which was subsequently confirmed by UFC officials. The February 6 event takes place at a yet-to-be announced venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Benavidez will be riding a four-fight winning streak into the shootout...
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Outpoints Ali Bagautinov At UFC 192

Joseph Benavidez maintained his status as the flyweight division’s No.1 contender tonight at UFC 192 with a unanimous decision win over Ali Bagautinov. Round One: Benavidez moving on the outside to start. cautious start from both men then Benavidez surges forward with a brief combination of punches. Heavy right hand hits home for Benavidez, but Bagautinov seems unphazed. ...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Defeats John Moraga By Decision At UFC 187

Scott Jorgensen traded with John Moraga on the feet, but had his biggest success on the mat en-route to a unanimous decision victory at UFC 187 in Las Vegas tonight. Round One: Both men looking to engage with punches and kicks right off the bat. Head kick from Moraga and it lands solidly but Benavidez then drops him with a short flurry of punches. Benavidez with good control...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez gets another title shot by beating up enough people - John Moraga is next

Joseph Benavidez might be one of the best fighters on the planet right now who is not currently holding a UFC title. For years the goal of winning a championship consumed Benavidez to the point of obsession. He used to keep a picture of a UFC title on his mantle at home as a constant reminder of what he was going after. On three different occasions in his career (two in the UFC,...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Benavidez earns superb submission victory over Elliott

Joseph Benavidez earned a magnificent submission victory over Tim Elliott at UFC 172 in Baltimore. Mandatory Credit: After a closely contested first round, number two ranked flyweight Joseph Benavidez scored a marvellous early submission victory over Tim Elliott. The pair traded on the feet and engaged in fantastic jiu-jitsu before Team Alpha Male’s Benavidez locked in...
Via The Sports Journal
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

This Wikipedia entry perfectly explains Joseph Benavidez’s toe-tapping win over Tim Elliott

The Joe B/Tim Elliott fight was shocking, actually. Elliott, having never garnered that big win was facing the perennial contender in Joseph Benavidez. A win here, and he would be over losing to Ali Bagauitaitatavav and John Dodson. Hell, he’d be right back in the thick of things. However, we all know the Team Alpha Male way – they win when they’re supposed to, and tonight...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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