Joseph Benavidez And Girlfriend Megan Olivi Workout In Joe Jitsu’s Backyard

Joseph Benavidez is dating UFC host Megan Olivi who does many of the pre fight interviews and videos for the promotion.  Though Olivi resides in San Diego the two are up in Sacramento spending some time together on the rare off weekend for the UFC.  Benavidez somehow managed to find a chick who is a big time fight fan and the fact that she is actually shorter than him is just an...
Via Tito Couture
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez And Danny Castillo Get A Workout In Together

Two of the boys from Team Alpha Male crush a workout together as they both prepare for UFC 172 on April 26th. Benavidez is set to take on 10-4-1 Tim Elliot while Castillo will test his skills against veteran Charlie Brenneman! Both men are coming off of losses and I am sure they are both hungry to get back into the win column! Best of luck to the boys from Sacramento! Danny Castillo...
Via Tito Couture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Goes Hiking With Girlfriend And Dog

If you recognize Joe Jitsu’s girlfriend that’s because she is Megan Olivi, a UFC reporter who is featured on many of the promotions YouTube videos.  Benavidez did a good job finding a girl who is into MMA and even more impressive, one who is actually shorter than him. Duane Ludwig with his top flyweight Alpha Male boys get some frozen yogurt
Via Tito Couture
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alpha Male Boys Get Some Frozen Yogurt

Teammates Joseph Benavidez, Chris Holdsworth, and Cody Garbrandt satisfy their sweet tooth with a little late night frozen yogurt.  Team Alpha Male members are constantly hanging out together outside of the gym which is why they are such a close knit team.  And for a bunch of little guys they sure do eat a lot. Castillo and Buchholz after hot pilates Danny Castillo trains with the Diaz brothers
Via Tito Couture
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez vs Tim Elliott Set For UFC 172

UFC officials recently confirmed a flyweight bout for UFC 172, with Joseph Benavidez (19-4, pictured left) set to take on Tim Elliott (10-4-1) at the April event.Benavidez goes into the contest looking to bounce back from a knockout loss to Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1, pictured right) in his last bout, where he challenged the champion for the UFC flyweight title at UFC on FOX 9 in...
Via MMAInsider
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New: Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama Added To UFC on FOX 7

An outstanding flyweight fight has been added to UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose as former title challenger Joseph Benavidez meets Darren Uyenoyama in a bout that will surely have significant title implications. The UFC revealed the news earlier today on twitter. Benavidez is coming off a fantastic flyweight battle against Ian McCall, where he earned a unanimous decision win. The Team Alpha...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Joseph Benavidez

Joseph BenavidezVitals5'4" 125 lbs (Flyweight)65" reach, SouthpawJuly 31, 1984Record16-2 (UFC: 3-0)Current Streak4 straight wins (3 straight in the UFC)TrainingNoneChampionships HeldNone Strengths- very quick- great wrestler- extremely physically strong- superb submission skills- very good striker with good power- has never been finished in a fight- has only lost...
Via MMA Manifesto
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Looking to Achieve George Washington Status at UFC 152

Ask most Americans who the second President of their country was and you’ll likely get a blank stare in return. That’s why Joseph Benavidez (Pictured) is looking to become the UFC flyweight division’s George Washington. While Benavidez isn’t interested in having his face plastered across any currency, he is seeking to have his name etched in Octagon lore by becoming the...
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Benavidez Sticks Up For Flyweights

Joseph Benavidez spoke up on behalf of flyweights after Michael Bisping ripped on them earlier this week. In this audio clip, the two fighters have a friendly back and forth that got a lot of laughs from the assembled media and fans in attendance at the UFC 152 press conference. Here’s the link to download [...]
Via Fight Geeks
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez talks 4lb weight cut, giving up In-N-Out and professional dieting

Straight from the Fight Hub TV archives, UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez speaks to our abnormally tall Mexican fight correspondent Dustin De La Torre about his recent drop from the UFC bantamweight division to the newly formed UFC flyweight division. Benavidez, who fought most of his career at 135 admitted that the weight cut was one [...]
Via Fight Hub TV
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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