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


UFC 172

April 26th, 2014

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore Arena


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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