The UFC continues to stack the UFC 192 pay-per-view card as UFC officials announced (through the Houston Chronicle on Monday) that former flyweight title contenders face off when Joseph Benavidez takes on Ali Bagautinov.
Joseph Benavidez is on a three-fight winning streak coming into this fight. He’s fresh off a win over John Moraga on May 23, 2015, at UFC 187 by unanimous decision.
Bagautinov hasn’t fought in over a year and his last fight was a unanimous decision loss to Demetrious Johnson on June 14, 2014, at UFC 174 for the UFC flyweight championship.
Women’s strawweight Rose Namajunas will also return to face Angela Hill at the event. Namajunas is 2-2 in her pro MMA career, which has seen her last two bouts be losing efforts thanks to Tecia Torres and Carla Esparza.
Angela Hill holds a 2-1 pro MMA record and is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Tecia Torres at UFC 188.
UFC 192 takes place Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Houston’s Toyota Center. The main card airs on pay-per-view (PPV) following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
The latest UFC 192 card includes:
Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson – for light heavyweight title
Ryan Bader vs. Rashad Evans
Shawn Jordan vs. Ruslan Magomedov
Yair Rodriguez vs. Dan Hooker
Julianna Pena vs. Jessica Eye
Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley
Derrick Lewis vs. Anthony Hamilton
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ali Bagautinov
Rose Namajunas vs. Angela Hill