After being denied for the first time around, Davison Figueroa has confirmed that he is out of the Octagon UFC Flyweight Champion.
Figueroa dominated Joseph Benavidez by claiming a zero title on Saturday night.
In the first meeting, Figueroa won, but did not win the title due to weight loss. This time, after dropping Benavidez more than once, he secured the win by submitting.
Listen to the new champion with the other winners of the UFC Fight Night in the videos below.
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Division Figueroa won the UFC Flyweight title with a technical submission just before the first round on Saturday.
Figueroa defeated Joseph Benavidez for the second time and improved his record to 19-1.
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Listen to Jack Harmanson’s reaction to his rare heel hook submission win early in the first round against Kelvin Gastellam on Saturday.
Harmanson improved to 21-5.
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In Saturday’s Fight Island 2, UFC lightweight Rafael Fiziev showed off his skills and won by a unanimous decision against Mark Diakios.
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Paul Fielder speaks with UFC flyweight Ariane Lipsky (13-5) after his quick knee deposit win at Fight Island 2.
UFC Fight Island 2 post-war press conference
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