Review: 2014-04-26, aggressive start and great work on the ground: Joseph Benavidez vs Tim Elliott gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Joseph Benavidez entered this fight with a mma record of 19-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world, he fought four times in 2013 losing only his last bout against # 1 Demetrious Johnson in a fight valid for the Ufc Flw title (=Johnson vs Benavidez 2).
His opponent, Tim Elliott, has a record of 40-4-1 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class, last year he fought twice: defeating Louis Gaudinot in August but then he lost to Ali Bagautinov (=Elliott vs Bagautinov). Benavidez vs Elliott is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira – UFC 172. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira
Where: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC 172 fight card (main & best fights):
Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira
Phil Davis vs Anthony Johnson
Luke Rockhold vs Tim Boetsch
Jim Miller vs Yancy Medeiros
Max Holloway vs Andre Fili
Joseph Benavidez vs Tim Elliott
Chris Beal vs Patrick Williams
Benavidez’s previous fight: Demetrious Johnson vs Joseph Benavidez 2
Elliott’s previous fight: Tim Elliott vs Ali Bagautinov
Benavidez’s next fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz