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Michael Bisping Responds To Gripes Over Interviewing Joseph Benavidez Following KO Loss

Michael Bisping makes it clear that he is not at fault for the interview that took place with Joseph Benavidez at the conclusion of UFC Norfolk. Bisping, a retired UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC middleweight champion, has done quite well for himself post-MMA competition. Bisping has had success...

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....

UFC Norfolk Medical Suspensions: Benavidez Sits For 90 Days

The UFC Norfolk medical suspensions are in. UFC Norfolk took place this past Saturday night (Feb. 29). In the main event, Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo did battle. The bout was supposed to determine a new UFC flyweight champion. Figueiredo stopped Benavidez via second-round TKO. The problem is, Figueiredo missed...

Joseph Benavidez Speaks On UFC Norfolk Loss

Joseph Benavidez couldn't capture UFC gold on his third attempt and he's spoken out on it. This past Saturday night (Feb. 29), Benavidez went one-on-one with Deiveson Figueiredo. The bout headlined UFC Norfolk. Had Benavidez won, then he would've captured the vacant UFC flyweight title. It didn't go his way...

UFC Norfolk Highlights: Brendan Allen Smashes Tom Breese

Brendan Allen put on a smashing performance against Tom Breese. The two fighters met in a middleweight bout at the UFC Norfolk event on Saturday night (February 29, 2020) from the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. In the first round, Allen was able...

UFC Norfolk Highlights: Spike Carlyle TKO’s Aalon Cruz

Spike Carlyle vs. Aalon Cruz ended early. The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC Norfolk event on Saturday night (February 29, 2020) from the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. Cruz got the early advantage but Carlyle was able to...

UFC Norfolk Results: Figueiredo TKO’s Benavidez

UFC Norfolk went down tonight (Saturday, February 29, 2020) from the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.  It was headlined by a meeting between Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo...

Joseph Benavidez Reacts To Deiveson Figueiredo’s UFC Norfolk Scale Fail

Joseph Benavidez admits he has lost respect for Deiveson Figueiredo. Tomorrow night (Feb. 29), Benavidez will share the Octagon with Figueiredo. The bout will headline UFC Norfolk inside the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. While the vacant UFC title will be on the line, this only applies to Benavidez. That's...

UFC Norfolk Weigh-in Results: Deiveson Figueiredo Misses Weight

UPDATE #1: Deiveson Figueiredo missed the flyweight limit. He has one hour to make the weight, otherwise, he will not be eligible to win the UFC flyweight title. UPDATE #2: Deiveson Figueiredo will not tip the scales a second time. He gives up 30 percent of his purse. The main...

Deiveson Figueiredo Thinks He’ll Retire Joseph Benavidez At UFC Norfolk

Deiveson Figueiredo has pulled out his crystal ball and he sees retirement looming for Joseph Benavidez. This Saturday night (Feb. 29), Figueiredo and Benavidez will share the Octagon for the vacant UFC flyweight championship. The title was vacated after it became clear that Henry Cejudo would stay focused on the...

Deiveson Figueiredo ‘Surprised’ To Be Fighting For UFC Flyweight Title

Deiveson Figueiredo didn't expect to be fighting for the undisputed flyweight title. In the main event of UFC Norfolk, Figueiredo will battle Joseph Benavidez for the vacant strap. Yet, he didn't think Henry Cejudo would vacate the belt so he thought this fight would be for the interim title. When...

Henry Cejudo Vacates UFC Flyweight Title, Benavidez vs. Figueiredo Planned

Henry Cejudo can kiss his UFC "champ-champ" days goodbye. Cole Shelton, representing BJPENN.com, confirmed with sources that Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo are being targeted for a flyweight title at UFC Norfolk on Feb. 29. At the time of the report, it was unknown whether or not it was for...