UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 ? Figueiredo wins Flyweight title
18 July 2020
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)
- 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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