UFC Flyweight Tournament In-Depth PreviewPosted on March 2, 2012, 12:49 PM by Joey Santosus
The UFC Flyweight Tournament will kick-off tonight with it's semifinal round of action from the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Serving as the UFC on FX 2 co-main event, perennial Bantamweight contender Joseph Benavidez takes on former Shooto champ Yasuhiro Urushitani, while former 135-pound title challenger Demetrious Johnson welcomes promotional newcomer and top ranked 125'er Ian McCall.
The winners of tonight's match-ups will advance to a final showdown, which will later crown the first ever UFC Flyweight Champion. Below viewers are taken from Sacramento to Irvine to Kirkland, Washington, as they are introduced the fighters competing for the promotion's 8th, and likely final, championship belt.
Further Reading: Ian McCall prepares for UFC on FX 2 Flyweight Tourney (Photos)