Pro Record: 17-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Team Alpha Male
Age: 30
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 3 Inch(es).
Weight: 130 lbs.
Out of: Sacramento, CA
Born: TX

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Joe Benavidez's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
04/26/2014 Win Tim Elliott UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira Submission Guillotine Choke 1 4:08
12/14/2013 Loss Demetrious Johnson UFC on FOX 9 KO 1 2:08 Title Fight
09/04/2013 Win Jussier Formiga Ultimate Fight Night 28: Bader vs Teixeira TKO/RSC 1 3:07
04/20/2013 Win Darren Uyenoyama UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 2 4:50
02/02/2013 Win Ian McCall UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Decision Unanimous Decision 3
09/22/2012 Loss Demetrious Johnson UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Decision Split Decision 5 Title Fight
03/03/2012 Win Yasuhiro Urushitani UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 0:11
08/14/2011 Win Edward Wineland UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle Decision Unanimous Decision 3
03/19/2011 Win Ian Loveland UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones Decision Unanimous Decision 3
11/11/2010 Win Wagnney Fabiano WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki Submission Guillotine Choke 2 2:45
08/18/2010 Loss Dominick Cruz WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez Decision Split Decision 5 Title Fight
03/06/2010 Win Miguel Torres WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz Submission Guillotine Choke 2 2:57
12/19/2009 Win Rani Yahya WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:35
08/09/2009 Loss Dominick Cruz WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles Decision Unanimous Decision 3
04/05/2009 Win Jeff Curran WEC 40: Torres Vs. Mizugaki Decision Unanimous Decision 3
12/03/2008 Win Danny Martinez WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 07/21/2008 Win Junya Kudo Dream 5 - Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Submission Guillotine Choke 1 2:42
NSF 05/08/2008 Win Maurice Eazel Palace Fighting Championship 8 Submission 1 1:02
NSF 01/17/2008 Win Jason Georgianna Palace Fighting Championship 6 Submission 2 0:38
NSF 04/28/2007 Win Carlos Lovio Bring it On- Under Destruction TKO/RSC 1 0:00
NSF 06/03/2006 Win Brandon Shelton Universal Fight Promotions 6/3/06 Submission Kimura 2 0:00

Joe Benavidez's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
10/14/2006 Win Ramon Rodriguez Cage Fighting Championship (Colorado): Border Warz Submission Triangle Choke 2 2:33
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

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