Joseph Benavidez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced #1 Ufc Flw champion Demetrious Johnson (=Johnson vs Benavidez 2), after this bout he has beat Tim Elliott (=Benavidez vs Elliott) and Dustin Ortiz (=Benavidez vs Ortiz).
His opponent, John Moraga, has a record of 16-3-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to John Dodson last year (=Dodson vs Moraga 2) but then he has defeated Justin Scoggins and Willie Gates. Benavidez vs Moraga is on the undercard of Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 187. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC 187 fight card (main fights):
Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier
Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort
Donald Cerrone vs John Makdessi
Andrei Arlovski vs Travis Browne
Joseph Benavidez vs John Moraga
John Dodson vs Zach Makovsky
Benavidez’s previous fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz
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