Joseph Benavidez

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American mixed martial artist

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According to Wikipedia, Joseph Rolando Benavidez is an American former professional mixed martial artist. He competed in the Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship . Background Benavidez was born on July 31, 1984, in San Antonio, Texas, and is of Mexican descent. Benavidez grew up with his single mother and two brothers. He attended Las Cruces High School, where he began training boxing. At the age of 16, he also began wrestling, discipline in which he became a New Mexico State champion. He continued to wrestle for one semester at William Penn University before dropping out. From college onwards Benavidez struggled with alcohol and drug abuse before becoming sober, subsequently turning his interest into mixed martial arts.

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