Joseph Benavidez had another chance to capture a UFC title, when he went against Deiveson Figueiredo in the headliner of last night’s UFC Norfolk event.
Benavidez vs. Figueiredo was supposed to be a title fight for the UFC’s vacant 125-pound title. However, after the Brazilian missed weight by 2.5lbs on Friday, it was only Benavidez who was eligible to take home the belt.
See all of last night’s UFC results and highlights below:
UFC Norfolk Main Card Highlights & Results:
Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo – Figueiredo def. Benavidez via TKO at 1:54 of Round 2
Zarah Fairn vs. Felicia Spencer – Spencer def. Fairn via TKO at 3:37 of Round 1
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba – Ankalaev def. Cutelaba via KO (ref stoppage) in Round 1
Megan Anderson vs. Norma Dumont – Anderson def. Dumont by KO (punch) at 3:38 of Round 1
Grant Dawson vs. Darrick Minner – Dawson def. Minner via submission (RNC) at 1:38 of Round 2
UFC Norfolk Prelims Highlights & Results:
Kyler Phillips vs. Gabriel Silva – Phillips def. Silva by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Brendan Allen vs. Tom Breese – Allen def. Breese via TKO (strikes) at 4:47 of Round 1
Luis Pena vs. Steve Garcia – Pena def. Garcia by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Serghei Spivac vs. Marcin Tybura – Tybura def. Spivac by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Jordan Griffin vs. T.J. Brown – Griffin def. Brown via submission (guillotine) at 3:40 of Round 2
Spike Carlyle vs. Aalon Cruz – Carlyle def. Cruz via TKO at 1:25 of Round 1
Sean Brady vs. Ismail Naurdiev – Brady def. Naurdiev by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
This article first appeared on CLOSEDGUARDMEDIA.com on 1st March, 2020.