UFC FN 57: Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz Booked
By FCF Staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s November 22nd card in Austin, Texas, has received a notable flyweight bout, as Joseph Benavidez will square off with Dustin Ortiz. The UFC announced the match-up on Tuesday.
UFC FN 57 will be hosted by Austin’s Frank Erwin Center. The card’s main event has yet to be announced.
Benavidez (20-4) is coming off a first round, submission win over Timothy Elliott in April, after he was knocked out by champion Demetrious Johnson last December.
The Team Alpha Male fighter is currently ranked #2 in the UFC’s 125 pound division.
Ortiz (14-3) has scored split decision wins over Ray Borg and Justin Scoggins most recently, after he was decisioned by John Moraga in January.
The Roufusport fighter is ranked #12 in the UFC’s flyweight division.