Sodiq Yusuff made a statement against Gabriel Benitez at the UFC 241 pay-per-view event.
The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at UFC 241 that aired exclusively on ESPN pay-per-view from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. It was a quick fight that ended in the first round.
Yussuf countered a Benitez straight left with a right hook then poured on the strikes on the ground for the finish.
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Yusuff has won four straight fights, including one in July 2018 against Mike Davis in a Dana White’s Contender Series bout that got him into the promotion. He picked up a first-round TKO win over Suman Mokhtarian this past December. In March, he beat Sheymon Moraes by decision at UFC on ESPN2.
Benitez has won back-to-back fights. At UFC Fight Night 139 in Chile in May 2018, he beat Humberto Bandenay by a knockout in a fight that ended the fight in 39 seconds. Prior to that fight, he picked up a decision win over Jason Knight.
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