Joseph Benavidez and Jussier Formiga looked to climb the rankings in the UFC’s flyweight division at UFC Fight Night 28.
Joseph Benavidez finishes Jussier Formiga in round 1 at UFC Fight Night 28
Both men had no trouble standing and trading punches in the first stanza. An amazing combination with just under two minutes landed crisp and stunned Formiga. A knee to the body sealed the deal and dropped Formiga to turtle up and finish the fight.
The 6-to-1 favorite had no trouble finishing the fight and making a claim for number one contender status in the UFC flyweight division. In his post-fight interview he made stated that whatever the UFC chooses is fine with him
“I’m not the type to bark for a title shot, whatever the UFC wants to do.”
Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga via TKO (Strikes) at 3:07 of Round 1
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