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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo v Benavidez 2 Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xFC4Ozbxobl1u2q7FbnBPBcbyd8=/0x0:4340x2893/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67076894/1227667582.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC Fight Island 2 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-gastelum">Kelvin Gastelum</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1583/jack-hermansson">Jack Hermansson</a>, the middleweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card on...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Diakiese v Fiziev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gpFbpcf-lrcYojrr437-N8C5VyE=/0x168:4498x3167/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67076925/1256944992.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4895/rafael-fiziev">Rafael Fiziev</a> is backing up the hype that surrounded him when he first arrived in the UFC.</p> <p>In a standup war with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3827/marc-diakiese">Marc Diakiese</a> on Saturday...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo v Benavidez 2 Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rziKd1UqDi8oUx3AP8xr367c0Lo=/0x0:4337x2891/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67076979/1227667645.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC Fight Island live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a>, the flyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card on Yas...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hermansson v Gastelum" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1-OlIzZtjVca0nhfQg0MbdFtbVM=/0x0:2763x1842/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67076995/1256949891.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1583/jack-hermansson">Jack Hermansson</a> is no joke on the ground.</p> <p>In a return to the win column in the UFC Fight Island 2 co-main event, Hermansson made quick work...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueredo v Benavidez 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_9OGiD8wnq5bEbKURhmSo2cQ8vw=/0x0:3910x2607/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67077038/1256952295.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>The UFC’s third card on Yas Island is officially a wrap.</p> <p>With the men’s 125-pound division still without a champion, fans were hoping to finally see a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueredo v Benavidez 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j1tPuFX6Xe7DwLrQ_dfIZLxPJQ4=/0x0:4370x2913/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67077043/1256951398.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A new flyweight champion has finally been crowned, and his name is <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a>.</p> <p>It’s been a long road to the gold for Figueiredo, who had...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueredo v Benavidez 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nHEUrJEec8eCIoApOlWkRwZvpxA=/0x0:4655x3103/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67077066/1256951564.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Island 2’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.</p> <p>UFC Fight Island...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueredo v Benavidez 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/v6bLc0c2OW1acfJYWvqnEOnG7Eo=/0x0:3675x2450/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67077087/1256951471.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> not only is the new UFC flyweight champion, but is $50,000 richer after dominating <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> in their rematch. </p> <p>The champ led...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Benavidez v Figueiredo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d8VPuF4K-FX4OAoVAKKW0QV-pkg=/0x0:4986x3324/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67074556/1204234608.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1126/july-18-ufc-event">UFC Fight Island 2</a> results for the Figueiredo vs. Benavidez event at the Flash Forum in Abu...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0rVnebgtVgwu8f7l82N2xkIDqwo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67075015/008_Figueiredo_vs_Beltran.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The road to flyweight stability has been a rockier one than anyone could have expected.</p> <p>When it became clear last year that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> was more interested in chasing a second title than defending the 125-pound...