Joseph
Benavidez

  • Age:
    36
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 4"
  • Weight:
    145
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
25-7-0
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
7-1
  • Age:
    36
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 4"
  • Weight:
    145
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
25-7-0
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
7-1

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:02
  • Fastest KO:
    01:35
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:02

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    56%
  • Finished Rate:
    42.9%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    44%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    57.1%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    28%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    28.6%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    28%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    14.3%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    25-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    14 years, 1 months, 14 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    66.4
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.3
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 6 month, 6 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 19 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.9
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    09:31
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    13:24

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
07/18/2020
Loss
25-6-0
Deiveson Alcantra Figueiredo
(17-1-0)
Flyweight
125 vs 125
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC FN 43 ON ESPN: BENAVIDEZ vs FIGUEIREDO
1 04:48
NSF
02/29/2020
Loss
25-5-0
Deiveson Alcantra Figueiredo
(16-1-0)
Flyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo
2 01:54
06/29/2019
Win
24-5-0
Jussier Formiga
(22-5-0)
Flyweight
126 vs 125
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC on ESPN 3
2 04:47
01/19/2019
Win
23-5-0
Dustin Ortiz
(19-7-0)
Flyweight
124.4 vs 123.8
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ #1
3 05:00
11/30/2018
Win
22-5-0
Alex Perez
(21-4-0)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 126
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 28 Finale: Heavy Hitters Finale
1 04:19
06/09/2018
Loss
22-4-0
Sergio Pettis
(16-3-0)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 125
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 225: WHITTAKER vs. ROMERO 2
3 05:00
12/03/2016
Win
21-4-0
Henry Cejudo
(10-1-0)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 125.5
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC TUF FINALE: A Tournament Of Champions
3 05:00
02/06/2016
Win
20-4-0
Zack Makovsky
(19-6-0)
Flyweight
125 vs 125
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson
3 05:00
10/03/2015
Win
19-4-0
Ali Bagautinov
(13-4-0)
Flyweight
126 vs 125
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson
3 05:00
05/23/2015
Win
18-4-0
John Moraga
(11-3-0)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 126
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
3 05:00
11/22/2014
Win
17-4-0
Dustin Ortiz
(14-3-0)
Flyweight
125.6 vs 125.6
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 57: Swanson vs Edgar
3 05:00
04/26/2014
Win
16-4-0
Tim Elliott
(10-4-1)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 125.5
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 172: Jones vs Teixeira
1 04:08
12/14/2013
Loss
16-3-0
Demetrious Johnson
(14-2-1)
Flyweight
125 vs 125
KO
UFC on FOX 9
1 02:08
09/04/2013
Win
15-3-0
Jussier Formiga
(14-2-0)
Flyweight
125 vs 125
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Fight Night 28: Bader vs Teixeira
1 03:07
04/20/2013
Win
14-3-0
Darren Uyenoyama
(8-2-0)
Flyweight
125 vs 125
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
2 04:50
02/02/2013
Win
13-3-0
Ian McCall
(11-3-1)
Flyweight
126 vs 125
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
3 05:00
09/22/2012
Loss
13-2-0
Demetrious Johnson
(11-2-1)
Flyweight
125.4 vs 125
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
5 05:00
03/03/2012
Win
12-2-0
Yasuhiro Urushitani
(19-4-5)
Flyweight
125.5 vs 125.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann
2 00:11
08/14/2011
Win
11-2-0
Eddie Wineland
(18-7-1)
Bantamweight
135 vs 135
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle
3 05:00
03/19/2011
Win
10-2-0
Ian Loveland
(12-6-0)
Bantamweight
136 vs 135
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
3 05:00
11/11/2010
Win
9-2-0
Wagnney Fabiano
(14-2-0)
Bantamweight
136 vs 136
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki
2 02:45
08/18/2010
Loss
9-1-0
Dominick Cruz
(15-1-0)
Bantamweight
134 vs 134
Decision (Split Decision)
WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
5 05:00
03/06/2010
Win
8-1-0
Miguel Torres
(37-2-0)
Bantamweight
135 vs 134.5
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz
2 02:57
12/19/2009
Win
7-1-0
Rani Yahya
(14-4-0)
Bantamweight
135 vs 135
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff
1 01:35
08/09/2009
Loss
7-0-0
Dominick Cruz
(13-1-0)
Bantamweight
135 vs 135
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
3 05:00
04/05/2009
Win
6-0-0
Jeff Curran
(32-10-1)
Bantamweight
134 vs 135
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 40: Torres Vs. Mizugaki
3 05:00
12/03/2008
Win
5-0-0
Danny Martinez
(11-2-0)
Bantamweight
135 vs 136
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia
3 05:00
NSF
07/21/2008
Win
4-0-0
Junya Kudo
(3-1-2)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Dream 5 - Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final
1 02:42
NSF
05/08/2008
Win
3-0-0
Maurice Eazel
(2-7-0)
Bantamweight
Submission
Palace Fighting Championship 8
1 01:02
NSF
01/17/2008
Win
2-0-0
Jason Georgianna
(5-1-0)
Bantamweight
Submission
Palace Fighting Championship 6
2 00:38
NSF
04/28/2007
Win
1-0-0
Carlos Lovio
(0-1-0)

TKO/RSC
Bring it On- Under Destruction
1 05:00
NSF
06/03/2006
Win
0-0-0
Brandon Shelton
(3-0-0)

Submission (Kimura)
Universal Fight Promotions 6/3/06
2 00:00

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    05:33
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    05:33

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    100%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    1-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Rounds Fought:
    1.9
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.9
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:33
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
10/14/2006
Win
0-0-0
Ramon Rodriguez
(0-0-0)
Featherweight
133 vs 143
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Cage Fighting Championship (Colorado): Border Warz
2 02:33

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class