How to Stream Benavidez vs Figueiredo: UFC Norfolk will be live on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. Follow all the live results and highlights of FanSided MMA.
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Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
This Saturday (February 29, 2020), eternal bridesmaid Joseph Benavides is finally overcoming a championship hump against the devastating Deiveson Figueiredo at the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia When the new flyweight champion crowns.
At the featherweight, Felicia Spencer will play Zarafaian in the UFC Fight Night 169 co-main event, while Magomed Ankaraev will lose in a collision between Aeon Kaitlababa and top-class light heavyweight newcomers. Due to a wounding bug, much was done on this ESPN + only card, leaving only six “Prelims” undercard outs at the time of writing.
Let’s go to it… UFC heads east on Saturday to take the Octagon to Norfolk, Virginia for a fight night event headed by Joseph Benavides and Deiveson Figueiredo for vacant flyweight titles.
Originally held by UFC triple champion Henry Sedude, the title has been vacated, freeing up space for a new flyweight king.
Felicia Spencer drew Zara Fairn Dos Santos at the Combine event, and Megan Anderson vs. Norma Dumont with the main card as pepper has been spotlighted in several WMMA games.
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Main card (8:00p ET. on ESPN+)
Joseph Benavidez v Deiveson Figueiredo
Felicia Spencer v Zarah Fairn dos Santos
Ion Cuțelaba v Magomed Ankalaev
Megan Anderson v Norma Dumont
Grant Dawson v Darrick Minner
Preliminary card (5:00p ET. onESPN+)
Luis Pena v Alex Munoz
Gabriel Silva v Kyler Phillips
Brendan Allen v Tom Breese
Marcin Tybura v Sergey Spivak
Jordan Griffin v TJ Brown
Aalon Cruz v Spike Carlyle
Sean Brady vs. Ismail Naurdiev
Joseph Benavides and Daveson Figueiredo fight on Saturday during UFC Fight Night 169 at Chartway Arena. This weekend we see a rare UFC Fight Night card with title fighting as the main event, as Joseph Benavides confronts the vacant UFC flyweight title Deiveson Figueiredo in Norfolk, Virginia. Unfortunately for fans, this is close to the boxing card you get from UFC.
There are some interesting battles on the undercard, but nothing that could affect the title photo. Thankfully, UFC 248-a really huge card-has have been released a week later, please.
Joseph Benavides will play Deiveson Figueiredo at the UFC Fight Night 169 on February 29 at the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. Jussier Formiga in the rematch.
The contest was featured in the UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos Fight Card in Minneapolis, Minnesota in late June 2019… In addition, he received the Performance of the Night award.
Joseph Benavides also won his first match with the first suspension in September 2013.
His next opponent, Figueiredo (17-1), is in the double streak. This includes a first-round submission win against Tim Elliott and a unanimous decision against Alexander Pantoja. Earlier, he suffered a defeat with a unanimous decision on Formiga (23-6).
At the joint main event at UFC Norfolk, you will see a female MMA match between featherweight Felicia Spencer and Zara Fairn dos Santos.