Joseph Benavidez

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Joseph Rolando Benavidez (born July 31, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. After fighting in smaller shows while working as a screen printer in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he joined up with Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male in 2007. He has since fought in Dream and more recently the World Extreme Cagefighting promotion. He c... More
Birth Name: Joseph Rolando Benavidez
Born: San Antonio, TX, USA
Raised: San Antonio, TX, USA
Nationality: United States/American
Relationship Status: Married
Height: 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Net Worth: US $2 million
Married To:
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Joseph Rolando Benavidez (born July 31, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. After fighting in smaller shows while working as a screen printer in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he joined up with Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male in 2007. He has since fought in Dream and more recently the World Extreme Cagefighting promotion. He currently fights as a flyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His fighting style has drawn comparisons to training partner and former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber. As of February 6, 2017, he is #1 in the official UFC flyweight rankings and ranked the #2 flyweight in the world by Sherdog. On April 27, 2010, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Las Cruces proclaimed April 27 as Joseph Benavidez Day in Las Cruces.

Birth Name
Joseph Rolando Benavidez
Nationality/Origin
United States / American
Marital Status
Married
Net Worth
US $2 million
Race
Mixed Race
Ethnicity
Mexican
Birth Place
San Antonio, TX, USA Map
Raised/Grew Up
San Antonio, TX, USA Map
Residence/Location
San Antonio, TX, USA Map
Sexual Orientation
Straight
Height
5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Weight
≈120-130 lbs (54-59 kgs)
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Black, Brunette
Has Tattoos
No
Fan Mail Address(es)
Joseph Benavidez, Ultimate Fitness, 1705 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
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Known For / Popularity Highlights
Joseph Rolando Benavidez is an American mixed martial artist. After fighting in smaller shows while working as a screen printer in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he joined up with Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male in 2007. He has since fought in Dream and more recently the World Extreme Cagefighting promotion. Source
Before Fame & Early Life
Benavidez was born in Texas. He is of Mexican descent. He attended Las Cruces High School, where he began training boxing, kickboxing. But at the age of 16 he began training wrestling. Joseph is married to UFC reporter Megan Olivi. Source
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