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Awkward Alert: Faber And Dillashaw Attend Benavidez’s Wedding

Persona non grata is the Latin meaning for “an unwelcome person.” TJ Dillashaw (pictured) has officially entered the persona non grata zone at Team Alpha Male now that the UFC bantamweight champion has decided to leave the team who nurtured him throughout his six year MMA career en route to a UFC title for a new squad at Elevation Fight Team in Colorado.TAM captain Urijah Faber...
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez wins fourth in a row with decision over Ali Bagautinov

Joseph Benavidez didn't get the fight he wanted, but the No. 1 ranked flyweight contender still picked up a unanimous decision over Ali Bagautinov to get his fourth win in a row overall. Benavidez out worked and out hustled Bagautinov throughout three rounds, but just couldn't land a big enough combination to put the former title challenger away. Bagautinov showed good striking in...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Outpoints Ali Bagautinov At UFC 192

Joseph Benavidez maintained his status as the flyweight division’s No.1 contender tonight at UFC 192 with a unanimous decision win over Ali Bagautinov. Round One: Benavidez moving on the outside to start. cautious start from both men then Benavidez surges forward with a brief combination of punches. Heavy right hand hits home for Benavidez, but Bagautinov seems unphazed. ...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez grounds John Moraga for unanimous decision win

Joseph Benavidez took down another top 10 contender with a unanimous decision victory over John Moraga to kick off UFC 187 on Saturday night. Benavidez had to battle through all three rounds as Moraga came at him with everything he had, but in the end it still wasn't enough. Benavidez started the fight like he was shot out of a cannon as he got Moraga to the mat and started to blast...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez Defeats John Moraga By Decision At UFC 187

Scott Jorgensen traded with John Moraga on the feet, but had his biggest success on the mat en-route to a unanimous decision victory at UFC 187 in Las Vegas tonight. Round One: Both men looking to engage with punches and kicks right off the bat. Head kick from Moraga and it lands solidly but Benavidez then drops him with a short flurry of punches. Benavidez with good control...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez gets another title shot by beating up enough people - John Moraga is next

Joseph Benavidez might be one of the best fighters on the planet right now who is not currently holding a UFC title. For years the goal of winning a championship consumed Benavidez to the point of obsession. He used to keep a picture of a UFC title on his mantle at home as a constant reminder of what he was going after. On three different occasions in his career (two in the UFC,...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez shuts out game Dustin Ortiz in flyweight battle

AUSTIN - Joseph Benavidez may be on the outside looking in when it comes to another title shot in the UFC flyweight division, but he continues to dominate every other contender he faces inside the Octagon. The latest victim was Roufusport fighter Dustin Ortiz, who was gunning to crack the top five in the division, but instead ran into a buzzsaw as Benavidez was simply too much over...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Benavidez earns superb submission victory over Elliott

Joseph Benavidez earned a magnificent submission victory over Tim Elliott at UFC 172 in Baltimore. Mandatory Credit: After a closely contested first round, number two ranked flyweight Joseph Benavidez scored a marvellous early submission victory over Tim Elliott. The pair traded on the feet and engaged in fantastic jiu-jitsu before Team Alpha Male’s Benavidez locked in...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

This Wikipedia entry perfectly explains Joseph Benavidez’s toe-tapping win over Tim Elliott

The Joe B/Tim Elliott fight was shocking, actually. Elliott, having never garnered that big win was facing the perennial contender in Joseph Benavidez. A win here, and he would be over losing to Ali Bagauitaitatavav and John Dodson. Hell, he’d be right back in the thick of things. However, we all know the Team Alpha Male way – they win when they’re supposed to, and tonight...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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