UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Live Results

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Hermansson bout from the Flash Forum on Fight Island on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, is scheduled to begin on Saturday, July 18, at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT.)


NOTE the UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 start times

  • UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 main card start time: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ESPN and ESPN+
  • UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 prelims start time: 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on ESPN and ESPN+

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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 live results from Fight Island


UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 takes place on Saturday, July 18, on Fight Island on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. UFC on ESPN+ 30 is the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s third of four events during a 15-day span on Fight Island.

UFC President Dana White and Company restarted the professional sports world with UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje on May 9 followed by two more events in Jacksonville, Fla., all within an eight-day span. UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal kicked things into gear on Fight Island on Saturday, July 11.

UFC on ESPN+ 30 features a re-run of the flyweight championship bout from earlier this year that was supposed to have determined a new champion. Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez in their first match-up, but was ineligible to win the belt vacated by retired champion Henry Cejudo after he failed to make weight for the fight.

The miss in weight coupled with a controversial head-butt left the UFC quickly signing an immediate rematch, which will take place in Saturday’s main event on Fight Island. This time, hopefully, there will be a new champion crowned.


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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 Quick Results

Main Card (8 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

  • Deiveson Figueiredo def. Joseph Benavidez by technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:48, R1
  • Jack Hermansson def. Kelvin Gastelum by submission (heel hook) at 1:18, R1
  • Rafael Fiziev def. Marc Diakiese by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Ariane Lipski def. Luana Carolina by submission (kneebar) at 1:28, R1
  • Askar Askarov def. Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Prelims (5 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+)

  • Roman Dolidze def. Khadis Ibragimov by TKO (knees and punches) at 4:15, R1
  • Grant Dawson def. Nad Narimani by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
  • Joel Alvarez def. Joe Duffy by submission (guillotine choke) at 2:25, R1
  • Brett Johns def. Montel Jackson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Amir Albazi def. Malcolm Gordon by submission (triangle choke) at 4:42, R1
  • Arman Tsarukyan def. Davi Ramos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Sergey Spivak def. Carlos Felipe by majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)

UFC on ESPN+ 30: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 face-offs

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