Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo faced each other in the ufc flyweight title bout at UFC Fight Night 169: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo, which took place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, inside the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, VA. There were 12 fights on the card. You can view UFC Fight Night 169 results and fight bonuses. UFC Fight Night 169 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez in round 2 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 143 strikes combined in this fight, 143 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 3 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s break down each fighter’s stats below.

Deiveson Figueiredo full fight stats

Deiveson Figueiredo was firing at a 51% accuracy, throwing 49 strikes and landing 25. There were 25 significant strikes, 18 of 39 landing to the head, 7 of 10 shots to the body and 0 leg kicks. Deiveson Figueiredo went for 1 takedown and landed 1.

Strikes Thrown
25 of 49 (51%)
Significant Strikes
25 of 49 (51%)
Head Strikes
18
Body Strikes
8
Leg Strikes
0
Takedowns
1 of 1

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Deiveson Figueiredo did against Joseph Benavidez.

Joseph Benavidez full fight stats

Joseph Benavidez landed 49% of all his strikes. There were 28 of 63 significant strikes to the head, 8 of 13 body shots, and 10 of 18 leg kicks. Joseph Benavidez attempted 2 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Joseph Benavidez threw and landed against Deiveson Figueiredo.

Strikes Thrown
46 of 94 (49%)
Significant Strikes
46 of 94 (49%)
Head Strikes
28
Body Strikes
8
Leg Strikes
10
Takedowns
0 of 2

Deiveson Figueiredo won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 2 at 1:54.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC Fight Night 169
Date
February 29, 2020
Fight
Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
Winner
Deiveson Figueiredo
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 2 at 1:54
Total Strikes Thrown
143
Significant Strikes Thrown
143
Total Takedowns Attempted
3

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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