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UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 – Figueiredo wins Flyweight title

Deiveson Figueiredo is the new UFC Flyweight Champion. The Brazilian captured the title after stopping veteran Joseph Benavidez in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 via first-round submission.

Figueiredo, who had earlier defeated Benavidez when they last met, had a dominant performance while the fight lasted. He locked in the rear-naked choke towards the end of the round to claim victory and got his hands on the UFC gold.

In the co-main event, Jack Hermansson made quick work of Kelvin Gastelum and went home with a first-round submission win via heel hook. Rafael Fiziev had a decision win over Marc Diakiese when Ariane Lipski got a first-round submission win via kneebar against Luana Carolina.

Askar Askarov also picked up a decision victory on the main card. Below are the complete results from the event.

Main card Results:

  • Deiveson Figueiredo def. Joseph Benavidez via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 4:48
  • Jack Hermansson def. Kelvin Gastelum via submission (heel hook) - Round 1, 1:18
  • Rafael Fiziev def. Marc Diakiese via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Ariane Lipski def. Luana Carolina via submission (kneebar) - Round 1, 1:28
  • Askar Askarov def. Alexandre Pantoja via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminaries

  • Roman Dolidze def. Khadis Ibragimov via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 4:15
  • Grant Dawson def. Nad Narimani via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
  • Joel Alvarez def. Joseph Duffy via submission (guillotine choke) - Round 1, 2:25
  • Brett Johns def. Montel Jackson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Amir Albazi def. Malcolm Gordon via submission (triangle choke) - Round 1, 4:42
  • Arman Tsarukyan def. Davi Ramos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Serghei Spivac def. Carlos Felipe via majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)

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