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Who won Benavidez vs Ortiz?
Joseph Benavidez beat Dustin Ortiz by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 1, on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joseph Benavidez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Benavidez vs Ortiz stats
Joseph Benavidez stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Dustin Ortiz made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Ortiz had an advantage in power over Benavidez, with a 42% knock out percentage over Benavidez's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Benavidez had an advantage over Ortiz, with a 35% submission rate over Ortiz's 21%.
Joseph Benavidez was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.
Ortiz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Benavidez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Benavidez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 84 to Ortiz's 67.
What were the odds on Benavidez vs Ortiz?
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