Joseph Benavidez entered this fight with a professional record of 23-4-0 (65% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Demetrious Johnson in their rematch in 2013 (=Johnson vs Benavidez 2), since then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Ali Bagautinov in his last one (=Benavidez vs Bagautinov).
His opponent, the former Bellator Bw champion Zach Makovsky, has a mma record of 19-6-0 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against John Dodson (=Dodson vs Makovsky). Benavidez vs Makovsky is on the undercard of Johny Hendricks vs Stephen Thompson – UFC Fight Night 82. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Fight Night 82 fight card (main and best fights):
Johny Hendricks vs Stephen Thompson
Roy Nelson vs Jared Rosholt
Ovince St Preux vs Rafael Cavalcante
Joseph Benavidez vs Zach Makovsky
Ray Borg vs Justin Scoggins
Noad Lahat vs Diego Rivas
Benavidez’s previous fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Ali Bagautinov
Makovsky’s previous fight: John Dodson vs Zach Makovsky
Benavidez’s next fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Henry Cejudo
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