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Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

UFC FN 57: Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz Booked

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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.


posted by FCF Staff @ 7:21 pm
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