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Joseph Benavidez Believes His Power is the ...

Sep 03, 2012Comments off555 Views

UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez says his powerful striking will be the difference in his title fight with Demetrious Johnson on Sept. 22 at UFC

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UFC 152 Benavidez vs. Bisping? Weight Class...

Jul 24, 2012Comments off671 Views

Michael Bisping always has a trash-talk target prior to his fights, but in this instance, his target is other fighters on the UFC 152 card,

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Flyweight Title Fight and Bisping vs. Stann...

Jul 14, 2012Comments off1571 Views

The first UFC flyweight championship and a middleweight battle between Michael Bisping and Brian Stann heads the UFC 152 fight card in Toronto.

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Demetrious Johnson Avoids Surgery After Sec...

Jun 18, 2012Comments off1514 Views

There is one hurdle down in making the first ever UFC flyweight title fight after Demetrious Johnson found out he's avoiding potential surgery for a

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Demetrious Johnson Derailed by Hernia Surge...

Jun 15, 2012Comments off656 Views

Demetrious Johnson finally got past Ian McCall, but has run into another slight bump in the road due to a hernia suffered in that fight.

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Joseph Benavidez Ready to Face Mighty Mouse...

Jun 09, 2012Comments off658 Views

It's been a rough few months for UFC flyweight competitor Joseph Benavidez considering his next bout will be for the first ever 125lb title.

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Mighty Mouse Closes the Book on Ian McCall,...

Jun 08, 2012Comments off1533 Views

It took six rounds and 30-minutes of fighting, but there is now a final set for the first ever UFC flyweight title.

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Joseph Benavidez: UFC Belt is Worth Waiting...

Apr 10, 2012Comments off1033 Views

He was unable to take the bantamweight belt from Dominick Cruz. Now he's in limbo waiting for a flyweight title fight. To Joseph Benavidez, "the

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MMAWeekly Radio Monday: Joseph Benavidez an...

Mar 26, 2012Comments off678 Views

MMAWeekly Radio is back for Monday's show with UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez, featherweight Steven Siler, and all new debate topics in the Sixth Round.

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Joseph Benavidez: Waiting Will Just Make Wi...

Mar 22, 2012Comments off681 Views

Of course Joseph Benavidez was disappointed by what happened in Australia with the judging mishap, but waiting just means it will make winning the flyweight

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Flyweights Debut with ...

Mar 07, 2012Comments off688 Views

The latest MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings are out, including the debut of the Flyweights!

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Scorecard Error Forces Rematch Between Deme...

Mar 03, 2012Comments off1826 Views

Ian McCall and Demetrious Johnson will get three more rounds to settle their flyweight tournament fight, following improperly read scorecards at UFC on FX 2

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UFC on FX 2 Results: Joseph Benavidez TKOs ...

Mar 02, 2012Comments off586 Views

Joseph Benavidez topped Yasuhiro Urushitani in their UFC on FX 2 main card bout, advancing to the final of the UFC flyweight tournament on Saturday

UFC on FX 2 Play-by-Play: Joseph Benavidez ...

Mar 01, 2012Comments off530 Views

UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann live play-by-play of Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani on Friday, March 2.

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Joseph Benavidez Knows He’ll Be Flywe...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off549 Views

There's no question in the mind of Joseph Benavidez that he will be the first ever UFC flyweight champion. Now it's time to go out

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MMAWeekly Radio Wed: Joseph Benavidez, Deme...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off517 Views

Four of the top fighters from the upcoming UFC on FX 2 show join the radio show today with Joseph Benavidez, Demetrious Johnson, Ian McCall

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Demetrious Johnson Hopes to Meet Joseph Ben...

Feb 28, 2012Comments off1182 Views

Demetrious Johnson hopes to give fans what they want and face Joseph Benavidez for the UFC flyweight championship, but he's under no illusion that it'll

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Joseph Benavidez isn’t Done at Bantam...

Feb 27, 2012Comments off851 Views

Joseph Benavidez may be moving to 125 pounds to compete in the first ever UFC flyweight tournament, but that doesn't mean his time at bantamweight

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UFC Flyweight Tournament will Utilize Sudde...

Feb 23, 2012Comments off880 Views

The UFC is going to crown a flyweight champion, judges be damned. And just to be sure, they will utilize a "sudden victory" round if

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UFC Twitter Bonuses Include Benavidez’...

Feb 07, 2012Comments off617 Views

The UFC has handed down their latest set of Twitter bonuses with several Brazilians once again taking home prizes, but a few new faces have

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UFC 125-Pound Division Officially Announced

Dec 11, 2011Comments off1090 Views

Flyweights are officially on their way to the UFC with a plan already in place to name a champion in early to mid 2012.

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UFC Hands Out $5K Twitter Bonuses

Nov 01, 2011Comments off681 Views

The UFC has handed out several $5K bonuses to fighters who met their marks in the Twitter contest as announced earlier this year at the

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Dominick Cruz Expects Surgery on Injured Ha...

Oct 07, 2011Comments off509 Views

Dominick Cruz talks to MMAWeekly.com about his injured hand, surgery, and who he believes he'll be fighting between Urijah Faber and Brian Bowles.

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MMAWeelky.com’s UFC on Versus 5 Fight...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off791 Views

MMAWeekly.com's UFC on Versus 5 Fighter of the Night award goes to Chris Lytle for going out on his own terms and walking away with

UFC on Versus 5 Video: Joseph Benavidez Rea...

Aug 15, 2011Comments off480 Views

MMAWeekly.com caught up with Joseph Benavidez after his UFC on Versus 5 win and the Team Alpha Male fighter talked about his stand-up, wanting to

UFC on Versus 5 Prelim Results: Hamman, Ben...

Aug 14, 2011Comments off632 Views

The last four preliminary fights at UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle had nothing but action to offer UFC and mixed martial arts fans.

UFC on Versus 5 Play-by-Play: Joseph Benavi...

Aug 13, 2011Comments off1038 Views

UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle play-by-play of Joseph Benavidez vs. Eddie Wineland on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

UFC on Versus 5: Joseph Benavidez Has Been ...

Aug 13, 2011Comments off631 Views

Joseph Benavidez has been watching Eddie Wineland for some time. They'll finally meet this Sunday at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee.

MMAWeekly Radio Wednesday: Joseph Benavidez...

Aug 10, 2011Comments off663 Views

MMAWeekly Radio on Wednesday features interviews with Joseph Benavidez and his UFC on Versus 5 opponent Eddie Wineland, as well as Strikeforce Challengers 18 headliner

Flyweight Division Not Likely for UFC Until...

Aug 09, 2011Comments off698 Views

The UFC has long flirted with the idea of implementing a flyweight division, but will the reality of the weight class happen before the close