Joseph Benavidez entered this fight with a pro record of 25-5-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 flyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Sergio Pettis (Joseph Benavidez vs Sergio Pettis); before this bout, in 2016, he had beat Zach Makovsky in February (Benavidez vs Makovsky) and current #1 Ufc Flw champion Henry Cejudo in December (Joseph Benavidez vs Henry Cejudo).
His opponent, Alex Perez, has an official mma record of 21-4-0 (48% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2015 and 2016, against Adam Antolin and Jared Papazian, but since then he has won eight fights defeating Eric Shelton and Jose Torres in 2018. Benavidez vs Perez is on the undercard of Rafael dos Anjos vs Kamaru Usman – UFC Tuf 28 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale
Where: Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Tuf 28 Finale fight card (main fights):
Rafael dos Anjos vs Kamaru Usman
Juan Espino vs Justin Frazier
Pannie Kianzad vs Macy Chiasson
Pedro Munhoz vs Bryan Caraway
Joseph Benavidez vs Alex Perez
Benavidez’s previous fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Sergio Pettis
Benavidez’s next fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Benavidez vs Perez Fight Video:
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