Johnson vs. Benavidez II to Headline TUF 18 Finale Card " /> Flyweight Title to Headline TUF 18 Finale | UFC ® - News
Article

Flyweight Title to Headline TUF 18 Finale

Johnson vs. Benavidez II to Headline TUF 18 Finale Card
In September of 2012, Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez made history as the first two athletes to fight for the UFC flyweight title. On November 30, a little more than a year after the epic five round battle won by Johnson, the best two 125-pound fighters in the world will meet again in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale card in Las Vegas.
 
Since their first bout, Johnson has successfully defended his title with wins over John Dodson and John Moraga, while Benavidez fought his way back to the number one contender's spot with victories against Ian McCall, Darren Uyenoyama, and Jussier Formiga.
 
Also on the card, former TUF season five competitors Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz meet again in a pivotal lightweight battle, and the male and female winners of TUF 18 will be crowned.
 

Media

Recent
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson meet for the interim lightweight championship at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. UFC commentator Joe Rogan expects this to be the toughest fight of their UFC career for both men.
24-Feb-2017
Tyron Woodley earned his second UFC victory by knockout when he defeated Josh Koscheck at UFC 167. Don't miss Woodley defend his belt against Stephen Thompson at UFC 209.
24-Feb-2017
Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov's dominant performance over Michael Johnson at UFC 205. Nurmagomedov's win earned him a shot at the interim lightweight title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 209.
24-Feb-2017
The Octagon travels to Singapore for a Fight Night on June 17. Stay tuned for more information about the fight card and tickets!
24-Feb-2017