Fighting style: Jiu-Jitsu
Stance: Southpaw
Division: Flyweight
Height: 5' 4"
Reach: 65"
Leg reach: 36.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
Team: Elevation Fight Team (formerly) [5] Team Alpha Male (formerly)[6]
Nationality: San Antonio, United States
Out of: Sacramento, California, U.S.[2]
Age: 35


Recent win streak: 3
Wins by KO: 8
Wins by submission: 9
Wins by decision: 11



Significant Strikes Attempted: 3084
Significant Strikes Landed: 1039


Takedowns Attempted: 97
Takedowns Landed: 16


Joseph Benavidez is a professional mixed martial artist who fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He began his career as an MMA fighter in 2005 and has since become one of the most successful fighters in the sport.

Benavidez was born on July 31, 1984, in San Antonio, Texas. Growing up, he had an interest in martial arts and eventually started training for MMA at age 15. As time progressed, he continued to hone his skills and eventually became a part of Team Alpha Male—a training camp that focuses on developing world-class fighters—in 2008. While there, Benavidez learned from renowned coaches like Urijah Faber and Duane Ludwig as well as fellow teammates like Chad Mendes and T.J Dillashaw.

In 2009, Joseph made his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter: US vs UK Finale where he defeated Brian Caraway via split decision. Since then he has gone on to establish himself as one of the greatest flyweights ever with seven wins out of his last ten bouts including victories over Demetrious Johnson twice for the Flyweight title fight but failed to win it both times due to illegal knee strikes by Johnson during their championship bout which resulted him having two losses against him by a similar way..

In 2017 Joseph signed with UFC Fight Pass after having a few months break from fighting against other high class opponents . Throughout his career , Benavidez has demonstrated exceptional technical ability when it comes to striking , wrestling , jiu jitsu and conditioning . He is always looking for ways to improve upon each aspect . Moreover , he also trains frequently with Triple C gym’s under coach Mark Henry & Ricardo Almeida which involves boxing sparring sessions alongside UFC champions Chris Weidman & Frankie Edgar amongst many others .

Aside from fighting professionally within the octagon , Joseph is highly involved within charity work through various organizations such as Food For Life Global & MyGoodDayshop combating hunger all over India – providing vegetarian meals every day ! Furthermore when not competing or working together with charities , Benjamin still enjoys practicing different forms of martial arts such as Muay Thai kickboxing & BJJ Byu-jutsu amongst various others too !

Alongside being an amazing athlete inside/outside Octagon ring – Benavidez can be seen appearing on Fox sports talk shows regularly discussing recent news within MMA industry while offering own insights into upcoming events too ! Every now & again you may even catch him doing some commentating roles along side remarkable color commentator Joe Rogan .

Fight History

Askar Askarov
Joseph Benavidez: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Mar 06, 2021
UFC 259: Adesanya vs. Blachowicz
Deiveson Figueiredo
Joseph Benavidez: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Jul 18, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Figueredo vs. Benavidez 2
Jussier Formiga
Joseph Benavidez: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2
Sat. Jun 29, 2019
UFC FN: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos


What Is Joseph Benavidez's Record?
Joseph Benavidez's record in UFC stands at 28 wins, 8 losses, and 0 draws.

Who Is Joseph Benavidez's Wife?
Joseph Benavidez's wife is Megan Olivi, a renowned sports reporter and host.

What Is Joseph Benavidez's Height?
Joseph Benavidez's height is 5′ 4″.

Is Joseph Benavidez A Boxer?
No, Joseph Benavidez is not a boxer, he is a former professional mixed martial artist who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Who Is Megan Olivi Married To?
Megan Olivi is married to UFC fighter Joseph Benavidez.

Who Is Joseph Benavidez's Brother?
Joseph Benavidez's brother is José Luis Benavidez Jr., an American professional boxer who held the WBA welterweight title in 2018.

Who Is Joseph Benavidez In MMA?
Joseph Benavidez is an American former professional mixed martial artist who competed in the Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

What Is The Age Of Joseph Benavidez?
Joseph Benavidez is 39 years old.

Who Won The Fight Between Joseph Benavidez And Deiveson Figueiredo?
Deiveson Figueiredo won the fight against Joseph Benavidez.

Who Is Joseph Benavidez's Next Opponent In His Upcoming Fight?
The information about Joseph Benavidez's next opponent in his upcoming fight is unknown.

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