Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez 2 is in the textbooks and what a chaotic struggle it was.
The rematch took position in the headliner of the UFC on ESPN+ 30 event on Saturday night (July 18, 2020) with the UFC flyweight title on the line. The pacing of the struggle was amazing from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Combat Island as Figueiredo pushed ahead and knocked down the title contender a few periods.
This allowed him to get on major and rain down some significant strikes but it was the heart of Benavidez that shined vibrant as he pushed by means of the discomfort and saved preventing.
Having said that, the final knockdown eventually led to Benavidez’s downfall and seemingly final hope of turning into a UFC flyweight champion. Figueiredo managed to lock in the rear-naked choke for the victory. This was his crowning second as the new flyweight champion.
You can see how some of the fighters reacted to the headliner and the effectiveness of Figueiredo in addition to the toughness of Benavidez: