Joseph Benavidez vs Jussier Da Silva Targeted for UFC on FOX Sports 1 3

Joseph Benavidez

 

Joseph Benavidez

  • 18-3 MMA / 5-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Ian McCall, Eddie Wineland, Darren Uyenoyama

Jussier Da Silva

 

Jussier Da Silva

  • 15-2 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Chris Cariaso, Alexandre Passidomo, Mamoru Yamaguchi

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UFC on FOX Sports 1 3

September 4th, 2013

Brasilia, Brazil

Ginasio Nilson Nelson

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Joseph Benavidez took another step closer to getting another crack at the UFC flyweight title with a second round knockout victory over Darren Uyenoyama at UFC on FOX 7. It was his second straight victory since dropping a split decision in the inaugural UFC flyweight title fight to Demetrious Johnson.

Former number one ranked flyweight, Jussier Da Silva got his first win in the octagon at UFC on FX 8, earning a hard-fought unanimous decision over Chris Cariaso.  In his debut, Da Silva was TKO’d in the second round by Ultimate Fighter 14 winner, John Dodson in October of last year.

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