Joseph Benavidez is an international professional American Mixed Martial Artist who plays as a flyweight in the Fighting Ultimate Championship. He is in the top 1 ranking in the UFC flyweight as of 1 July 2019. His full name is Joseph Rolando Benavidez.
He was instead matched against Junya Kodo whom he failed by guillotine choke submission.
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His salary and Net worth
Basically, his estimated net worth is around $2.5 million. He earned it from mixed martial artists and advertisement sponsors.
Benavidez’s age and height
He was born on 31 July 1984. From this birth date, his present age is 39 years old. His height is 5 feet 4 inches and his weight is 57 kg.
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Joseph Benavidez’s wife or girlfriend
He married in 2015. His wife’s name is Megan Olivi. Megan Olivi is women mixed martial arts news reporter who hosts UFC Ultimate on Fox Sports.
Joseph Benavidez’s family, next fight, record, age, career, and more
|Benavidez Biography, career, height, and more|
|Benavidez's height, weight, age, and personal details|
|Full name||Joseph Rolando Benavidez|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Height in cm and m||163cm and 1.63m|
|Height in feet inches||5 feet 4 inches|
|his weight in Kg (approx)||57 kg|
|Weight in IBS||125 Ibs|
|Date of birth||1984-07-31 00:00:00|
|age||39 Years (as of 2023)|
|Birth place||San Antonio, Texas, US|
|His record, career, stats and details|
|playing position or Style||Boxing|
|Occupations||boxer, Mixed martial Artist, Amateur boxing|
|Olympic games award||Unknown|
|Division||Bantamweight (125-135 Ib) (2006-2011), Flyweight (115-125 Ib) (2012-present) and Featherweight (135-145 Ib) (2008)|
|Style||Wrestling, Boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jilsu|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California, U.S|
|Ranked||Brown Prajied in Muay Thai Under Duane Ludwig|
|Mixed Martial Art record|
|Wins by Knockout||8|
|By Knockout and Decision||1 and 4|
|Team||Elevation Fight Team (formarly)|
|By knockout and submission||4 and 12|
|His net worth, salary, wife, family and more|
|Net worth||$2.5 million|
|mother name||Not known|
|brother||Jose Benavidez (professional boxer)|
|Marriage date||in 2015|
|girlfriend date of birth or age||Not known|
|Hobbies||Boxing, Mixed Martial artist, and Wrestling|
|Does she like smoke||N/A|
|Does she drinking alcohol||Unknown|
|his favorite cars||BMW, Audi|
|favorite animals||Dog, Cat and so|
|favorite games||Mixed Martial Arts, Tennis, football and boxing|
|Favorite Destination||New York City|
|favorite cell phone||iPhone|
|favorite color||Blue, Gray|
|And favorite singer||Not known|
|favorite social media site||Instagram and Linkdin|
|Favorite footballer||Ronaldo, Messi|
Joseph Benavidez’s boxing career
On 3 December 2008, he was signed by US-based World Extreme Cagefighiting. Then he fought Danny Martinez and won by unanimous decision at UFC 27. He faced Jeff Curran at WEC 40 on 5 April 2009.
Afterward, he fought Dominick Cruz for the WEC Bantamweight Championship at WEC 50 on 18 August 2010.
After, he faced Demetrious Johnson at UFC 152 for the inaugural UFC Flyweight Championship on 22 September 2012. Besides, he faced Ian McCall at UFC 156 on 2 February 2013.
On 22 November 2014, he faced at UFC Fight Night 57 Dustin Ortiz and he won the back-and-forth fight via unanimous.
Besides, he was linked to a bout with former Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo at UFC 191 on 5 September 2015.
The UFC proclaimed that Benavidez would be one of the best coaches in May 2016 and opposite Henry Cejudo on the Ultimate Fighter 24 in May.
He is now for the vacant UFC Flyweight Championship set to the Deiveson Figueiredo on 29 February 2020 at UFC Fight Night 169.
He is expected to face at UFC 259 with Askar Askarov on 6 March 2021.
Finally, I expected that you have got more information about boxer Joseph Benavidez’s biography and career details.
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