Joseph Benavidez vs Tim Elliott Set for UFC 172

Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez

  • 19-4 MMA / 6-2 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Ian McCall, Eddie Wineland, Jussier da Silva

Tim Elliott

Tim Elliott

  • 10-4-1 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jens Pulver, Louis Gaudinot, Jared Papazian

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UFC 172

April 26th, 2014

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore Arena

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For the second time in his UFC career, Joseph Benavidez fell short on his bid to become the flyweight champion, suffering a first round knockout loss to Demetrious Johnson at UFC on FOX 9. The loss to Johnson snapped a three-fight win streak, including knockout wins over Darren Uyenoyama and Jussier da Silva.

Tim Elliott fell to 2-2 in the UFC, after losing a unanimous decision to Ali Bagautinov at UFC 167. He previously earned back-to-back decision wins over Jared Papazian and Louis Gaudinot.

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