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<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...

<img alt="UFC 251: Usman v Masvidal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MIH3GOQJxoC_TVJOKHgfMBSI1zU=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67075206/1255680784.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This past weekend, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> went down, and with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> retaining their titles against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway,</a> respectively. (<a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night 82" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aJvoW8sjQUQwH6nuGotEvK5ULoE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67075345/030_Joseph_Benavidez.0.0.jpg"> <small>Joseph Benavidez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> faced off with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> back in February, he was already looking at that fight as his last opportunity to win a UFC title.</p> <p>After competing...

<img alt="UFC 250: Caceres v Hooper" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dL56GeBS2uwmO5-GODsnmuduyro=/0x0:3616x2411/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67075524/1218023440.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> standouts <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3482/giga-chikadze">Giga Chikadze</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/550/alex-caceres">Alex Caceres</a> are set to meet on Aug. 8 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. </p> <p>The bout was first...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo v Benavidez 2 Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eEb5dc-h_BupCkKxIqG8t8YY0Eo=/0x0:4337x2891/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67072931/1256709546.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee break down all the top storylines heading into Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1126/july-18-ufc-event">UFC Fight Island 2</a>, headlined by a...