Бенавидес, Джозеф — Википедия

  • Personal life[edit]
  • Mixed martial arts career[edit]
  • Team Alpha Male[edit]
  • World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]
  • Bantamweight title shot and beyond[edit]
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]
  • Championships & accomplishments[edit]
  • Mixed martial arts[edit]
  • Mixed martial arts record[edit]
  • See also[edit]
  • References[edit]
  • Joseph Benavidez - WEC 52 Post-Fight Interview

  • Joseph Rolando Benavidez (born July 31, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. After fighting in smaller shows while working as a screen printer in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he joined up with Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male in 2007. He has since fought in Dream and more recently the World Extreme Cagefighting promotion. He currently fights as a flyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His fighting style has drawn comparisons to training partner and former WEC Featherweight ChampionUrijah Faber. As of February 6, 2017, he is #1 in the official UFC flyweight rankings[6] and ranked the #2 flyweight in the world by Sherdog.[7] On April 27, 2010, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Las Cruces proclaimed April 27 as Joseph Benavidez Day in Las Cruces.[8]

    Personal life[edit]

    Benavidez was born in Texas. He is of Mexican descent. He attended Las Cruces High School, where he began training boxing, kickboxing. But at the age of 16 he began training wrestling. Joseph is married to UFC reporter Megan Olivi.

    Mixed martial arts career[edit]

    Team Alpha Male[edit]

    Before joining up with Urijah Faber, Benavidez fought in smaller shows and trained while working as a screen printer in New Mexico. Hoping to eventually make a living fighting MMA, he sought out Faber on a trip to California in January 2007. Unable to find Faber's gym, he visited one in Roseville hoping to locate him. There his fighting ability impressed the members and instructors enough (or, in Faber's words: "[he] basically beat the crap out of everyone")[5] to refer him to Faber. This was only hours before Benavidez' flight home was due and he had to leave for the airport, unable to meet up with him.[5]

    "I had finally found him, and it was at the end of my vacation. I went to airport and my friends dropped me off; [I] was ready to go back to New Mexico and my regular life."[5]

    His flight was then canceled, giving him the chance to meet up with Faber as he had hoped. Benavidez impressed Faber enough to offer him a job at the front desk of his gym, enabling him to leave New Mexico to come train with him and his team. Benavidez then went back to New Mexico, "jammed everything into his car" and moved to California.[5] After fighting with smaller US-based promotions, Benavidez was offered a fight with Norifumi Yamamoto by Japanese MMA-promoter Dream in July 2008 at Dream 5.[5] The bout was canceled only days before the fight,[5] and Benavidez was instead matched against Junya Kodo whom he defeated by guillotine choke submission.

    World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

    Benavidez was then signed by US-based World Extreme Cagefighting. On December 3, 2008, he fought Danny Martinez at WEC 37 and won by unanimous decision.[9]

    Benavidez faced Jeff Curran on April 5, 2009 at WEC 40.[10] Benavidez dominated Curran from the opening bell with superior grappling and striking, knocking the opponent down in the first round. Curran unsuccessfully attempted an armbar in the second round and a triangle choke in the third round.

    Next, Benavidez faced Dominick Cruz on August 9, 2009 at WEC 42.[11] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.

    Benavidez fought Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Rani Yahya on December 19, 2009 at WEC 45.[12] Benavidez won via first round TKO.[13]

    Benavidez defeated former WEC Bantaweight ChampionMiguel Torres on March 6, 2010 at WEC 47.[14] He dominated the former Bantamweight Champion before opening a huge cut on Torres' forehead and submitting the bloodied Torres via guillotine choke.[15]

    Bantamweight title shot and beyond[edit]

    Benavidez fought Dominick Cruz in a rematch for the WEC Bantamweight Championship on August 18, 2010 at WEC 50.[16] Benavidez lost to Cruz for a second time via split decision.[17]

    Benavidez faced Wagnney Fabiano on November 11, 2010, replacing an injured Brian Bowles.[18] Benavidez defeated Fabiano via second round submission. After an uneventful first round of striking between the two, Benavidez stung Fabiano with a left and pounced, submitting the 3rd degree black belt with a guillotine choke at 2:45 of the second round.[19]

    Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

    On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.[20]

    In his UFC debut, Benavidez faced Ian Loveland on March 19, 2011 at UFC 128.[21] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[22]

    Benavidez next fought Eddie Wineland on August 14, 2011 at UFC on Versus 5.[23] Benavidez defeated Wineland by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).[24]

    At the UFC 140 post-fight press conference, Dana White announced that Benavidez would be a participant in a four man tournament to crown the new newly created UFC Flyweight Championship. Benavidez faced Yasuhiro Urushitani on March 3, 2012 at UFC on FX 2[25] and won via TKO in the second round, earning Knockout of the Night honors for his performance.[26][27]

    Benavidez faced Demetrious Johnson on September 22, 2012 at UFC 152 for the inaugural UFC Flyweight Championship. In an incredibly closely contested fight that contained nonstop action at a frenetic pace, he lost the fight in via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 49-46).[28]

    Benavidez faced Ian McCall on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156.[29] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

    Benavidez then faced Darren Uyenoyama on April 20, 2013 at UFC on Fox 7.[30] He won the fight via TKO in the second round.[31]

    Benavidez faced Jussier Formiga on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28.[32] He won the fight by TKO in round 1 after dropping Formiga with a knee to the body and following up with punches.[33]

    A rematch with Demetrious Johnson was expected for November 30, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.[34] However the bout was shifted to December 14, 2013 at UFC on Fox 9 after that event's headliner was postponed due to injury.[35] Benavidez lost via knockout in the first round, the first time he has been stopped in his MMA career.[36]

    Benavidez faced Tim Elliott on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172.[37] Benavidez won the fight in the first round via modified guillotine choke.[38] Elliot was forced to tap with his feet as his arms were trapped by Benavidez's legs. Benavidez has called this submission the "Joa Constrictor". The win also earned Benavidez his first Performance of the Night bonus award.[39]

    Benavidez faced Dustin Ortiz on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57.[40] Benavidez won the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision.[41]

    Benavidez faced John Moraga on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187.[42] Benavidez won the fight via unanimous decision.[43]

    Benavidez was briefly linked to a bout against former Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo on September 5, 2015 at UFC 191.[44] However, the fight never materialized. In turn, Benavidez faced Ali Bagautinov on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192.[45] Benavidez won the fight via unanimous decision.[46]

    Benavidez faced Zach Makovsky on February 6, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 82.[47] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[48]

    In May 2016, the UFC announced that Benavidez would be one of the coaches, opposite Henry Cejudo on The Ultimate Fighter 24. The pairing faced each other on December 3, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale.[49][50] Benavidez won the back and forth fight via split decision.[51]

    Benevidez was expected to face Ben Nguyen on June 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 110.[52] However, Benavidez pulled out of the fight on May 10 with a knee injury and was replaced by Tim Elliott.[53]

    Championships & accomplishments[edit]

    Mixed martial arts[edit]

    Mixed martial arts record[edit]

    Professional record breakdown
    29 matches25 wins4 losses
    By knockout61
    By submission90
    By decision103
    Win25–4Henry CejudoDecision (split)The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale000000002016-12-03-0000December 3, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesCejudo was deducted one point in round 1 due to repeated low blows.
    Win24–4Zach MakovskyDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson000000002016-02-06-0000February 6, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Win23–4Ali BagautinovDecision (unanimous)UFC 192000000002015-10-03-0000October 3, 201535:00Houston, Texas, United States
    Win22–4John MoragaDecision (unanimous)UFC 187000000002015-05-23-0000May 23, 201535:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Win21–4Dustin OrtizDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson000000002014-11-22-0000November 22, 201435:00Austin, Texas, United States
    Win20–4Tim ElliottSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 172000000002014-04-26-0000April 26, 201414:08Baltimore, Maryland, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
    Loss19–4Demetrious JohnsonKO (punch)UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2000000002013-12-14-0000December 14, 201312:08Sacramento, California, United StatesFor the UFC Flyweight Championship.
    Win19–3Jussier FormigaTKO (knee to the body and punches)UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader000000002013-09-04-0000September 4, 201313:07Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Win18–3Darren UyenoyamaTKO (body punch)UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez000000002013-04-20-0000April 20, 201324:50San Jose, California, United States
    Win17–3Ian McCallDecision (unanimous)UFC 156000000002013-02-02-0000February 2, 201335:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Loss16–3Demetrious JohnsonDecision (split)UFC 152000000002012-09-22-0000September 22, 201255:00Toronto, Ontario, CanadaFor the UFC Flyweight Championship.
    Win16–2Yasuhiro UrushitaniTKO (punches)UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann000000002012-03-03-0000March 3, 201220:11Sydney, AustraliaFlyweight debut. Knockout of the Night.
    Win15–2Eddie WinelandDecision (unanimous)UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle000000002011-08-14-0000August 14, 201135:00Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    Win14–2Ian LovelandDecision (unanimous)UFC 128000000002011-03-19-0000March 19, 201135:00Newark, New Jersey, United States
    Win13–2Wagnney FabianoSubmission (guillotine choke)WEC 52000000002010-11-11-0000November 11, 201022:45Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Loss12–2Dominick CruzDecision (split)WEC 50000000002010-08-18-0000August 18, 201055:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFor the WEC Bantamweight Championship.
    Win12–1Miguel TorresSubmission (guillotine choke)WEC 47000000002010-03-06-0000March 6, 201022:57Columbus, Ohio, United StatesSubmission of the Night.
    Win11–1Rani YahyaTKO (punches)WEC 45000000002009-12-19-0000December 19, 200911:35Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Loss10–1Dominick CruzDecision (unanimous)WEC 42000000002009-08-09-0000August 9, 200935:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFight of the Night.
    Win10–0Jeff CurranDecision (unanimous)WEC 40000000002009-04-05-0000April 5, 200935:00Chicago, Illinois, United States
    Win9–0Danny MartinezDecision (unanimous)WEC 37000000002008-12-03-0000December 3, 200835:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    Win8–0Junya KodoSubmission (guillotine choke)Dream 5000000002008-07-21-0000July 21, 200812:42Osaka, JapanCatchweight (139 lbs) bout.
    Win7–0Maurice EazelSubmission (rear-naked choke)PFC 8: A Night of Champions000000002008-05-08-0000May 8, 200811:02Lemoore, California, United States
    Win6–0Jason GeorgiannaSubmission (guillotine choke)PFC 6: No Retreat, No Surrender000000002008-01-17-0000January 17, 200820:38Lemoore, California, United States
    Win5–0Rocky Del MonteSubmission (triangle choke)Independent Event000000002007-06-01-0000June 1, 20072N/ALakeport, California, United States
    Win4–0Carlos LovioTKO (punches)Bring it On: Under Destruction000000002007-04-28-0000April 28, 20071N/AOxnard, California, United States
    Win3–0Justin SmitleyTKO (doctor stoppage)Warrior Cup 2000000002007-04-07-0000April 7, 200732:18Stockton, California, United States
    Win2–0Ramon RodriguezSubmission (triangle choke)Border Warz000000002006-10-14-0000October 14, 200622:33Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    Win1–0Brandon SheltonSubmission (kimura)Universal Fight Promotions000000002006-06-03-0000June 3, 20062N/AMescalero, New Mexico, United States

    See also[edit]


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    Joseph Benavidez - WEC 52 Post-Fight Interview

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    12.02.2018 Неонила:
    Joseph Benavidez, was born in Sacramento, California.  Joseph Benavidez. Born: AGE: 33 Sacramento, California United States.

    09.02.2018 Пахом:
    (перенаправлено с «Джозеф Бенавидес»). Джо́зеф Рола́ндо Бенави́дес (англ. Joseph Rolando Benavidez; 31 июля , Сан-Антонио) — американский боец смешанного стиля, представитель легчайшей и наилегчайшей весовых категорий.

    09.02.2018 fullconsdag79:
    Joseph Benavidez is a current flyweight and former bantamweight fighter. His only four losses are two to the UFC/WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and two to the UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.

    16.02.2018 Муза:
    A flyweight matchup between former title contenders Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov had been added to UFC on Oct.

    05.04.2018 wasorbuira:
    Prizefighter / Husband / Dad To My Dog / Twitter - @JoeJitsu.

    10.03.2018 Лиана:
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