Joseph Benavidez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-4-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced #1 Demetrious Johnson in their rematch in 2013 (=Johnson vs Benavidez 2), since then he has won five consecutive bouts beating Ali Bagautinov (=Benavidez vs Bagautinov) and Zach Makovsky in his last two (=Benavidez vs Makovsky).
His opponent, the 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo, has a record of 10-1-0 (40% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2016 losing to Demetrious Johnson (=Johnson vs Cejudo). Benavidez vs Cejudo is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Tim Elliott – UFC Tuf 24 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC The Ultimate Fighter 24: Tournament of Champions Finale
Where: Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
Benavidez’s previous fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Zach Makovsky
Cejudo’s previous fight: Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo
Cejudo’s next fight: Henry Cejudo vs Wilson Reis
Benavidez’s next fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Sergio Pettis
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