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Fighters React To Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 At UFC on ESPN+ 30

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 is in the books and what a chaotic fight it was.  The rematch took place in the headliner of the UFC on ESPN+ 30 event on Saturday night (July 18, 2020) with the UFC flyweight title on the line. The pacing of the fight...

UFC on ESPN+ 30 Highlights: Deiveson Figueiredo Chokes Out Joseph Benavidez to Win Flyweight Title

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez was a wild fight at UFC on ESPN+ 30.  The two fighters met in a vacant flyweight title bout on Saturday night (July 18, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 30 event from Abu Dhabi's Yas Island aka Fight Island. Figueiredo knocked him down three separate...

Joseph Benavidez Wants To Embarrass Deiveson Figueiredo At UFC on ESPN+ 30

Joseph Benavidez is hoping to not only become UFC flyweight champion tonight (July 18), but he wants to embarrass Deiveson Figueiredo. Back in February, Benavidez and Figueiredo competed in a bout that was supposed to crown a new flyweight champion. Figueiredo missed weight, so a new title holder would've only...

Dana White: Booking Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Was A ‘No Brainer’

For UFC president Dana White, booking Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez II was never in question. Figueiredo and Benavidez collided back in February. The bout was supposed to be for the vacant UFC flyweight title. A new champion would've only been crowned had Benavidez won as Figueiredo missed weight. Figueiredo...

Deiveson Figueiredo Vows To Make Weight For UFC on ESPN+ 30

Deiveson Figueiredo doesn't believe lightning will strike twice in terms of a scale fail. Figueiredo would love for lightning to strike a second time when it comes to fight results. He'll be facing Joseph Benavidez in a rematch on July 18. Figueiredo defeated Benavidez via second-round TKO in what was...

UFC on ESPN+ 30: Joseph Benavidez Dislikes Deiveson Figueiredo But It Isn’t Personal

Joseph Benavidez says that even though he dislikes Deiveson Figueiredo, there's no personal feud here. Benavidez is set to take on Figueiredo for a second time on July 18 for the vacant UFC flyweight championship. Back in February, the two competed in Norfolk, Virginia. The bout was supposed to be...

Update On Status Of Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Following COVID-19 Test

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 hinges on a second COVID-19 test. Figueiredo is scheduled to collide with Benavidez in a rematch for the vacant UFC flyweight championship on July 18. Back in Oct. 2019, Figueiredo scored a finish over Benavidez in Virginia. He would be recognized as the 125-pound...

Alexandre Pantoja Says He’s Backup For Vacant UFC Flyweight Title Bout

It appears Alexandre Pantoja will be on standby for the vacant UFC flyweight title bout on July 18. Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez are set to collide again at a UFC event on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Back in February, Figueiredo and Benavidez headlined a card in Norfolk, Virginia....

Deiveson Figueiredo Aims For Submission Over Joseph Benavidez To Capture UFC Gold

Deiveson Figueiredo hopes that he can finish Joseph Benavidez again, this time by submission. Back in Feb. 2020, Figueiredo and Benavidez collided on a Fight Night card in Norfolk, Virginia. Figueiredo earned the second-round TKO victory. Figueiredo would've been recognized as the UFC flyweight champion with that victory but he...

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 For Vacant Title Set For July

The UFC's flyweight title will be back up for grabs in July as Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will have an immediate rematch. MMAJunkie was first to report the news that the two will rematch for the vacant strap on July 18 at a location TBD. The two fought back...

Deiveson Figueiredo Prepared For Joseph Benavidez Rematch, Open To Henry Cejudo Bout

Deiveson Figueiredo has his sights set on a rematch with Joseph Benavidez but he's open to fighting Henry Cejudo in the future. Figueiredo and Benavidez did battle back in February. The bout was to be contested for the vacant UFC flyweight championship. The title ended up being on the line...

Joseph Benavidez Says Headbutt Played A Role In Loss To Deiveson Figueiredo

Joseph Benavidez believes the accidental headbutt in his bout against Deiveson Figueiredo was the key factor in his TKO loss. Benavidez took on Deiveson Figueiredo for the vacant UFC flyweight championship on Feb. 29. The title was only on the line for Benavidez as he made weight, while Figueiredo didn’t....

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 Likely, Says Dana White

It looks like Joseph Benavidez will have at least one more chance at UFC gold. This past Saturday night (Feb. 29), Deiveson Figueiredo and Benavidez did battle in the main event of UFC Norfolk. Benavidez had a solid opening round and was able to land some clean shots on his...

Henry Cejudo Doubles Down On Wanting To Fight Deiveson Figueiredo

Henry Cejudo isn't playing games when he says he wants to fight Deiveson Figueiredo. Cejudo, who holds the UFC bantamweight gold, was thought of to be done with the flyweight division. Cejudo also held the 125-pound title but vacated the gold. Following the conclusion of UFC Norfolk, "Triple C" claimed...

Henry Cejudo Rips ‘Ugly Detached Siamese Twins’ Figueiredo & Benavidez

Henry Cejudo is teasing a return to the flyweight division. This past Saturday night (Feb. 29), Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez did battle in the main event of UFC Norfolk. The bout was supposed to be contested for the UFC flyweight championship. Only Benavidez was eligible for the title as...