Johnson decisions Benavidez to become UFC’s first Flyweight Champion

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Title Fight Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Vs. Joseph Benavidez
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5) – Fight was for the Flyweight Title
Name Demetrious Johnson Demetrious Johnson
Height 5′ 3″ (160.02 cm)
Weight 135 (61.23 kg)
Record 11-2-1
Team AMC Pankration

VS

Name Joseph Benavidez Joseph Benavidez
Height 5′ 4″ (162.56 cm)
Weight 135 (61.23 kg)
Record 13-2-0
Team Team Alpha Male
 
 
 
 
 
Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez by Split Decision (48-47, 47-48, 49-46)