Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez

About Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez is a UFC fighter and is currently the #2 ranked flyweight in the world. He has been a perennial contender for over a decade at both bantamweight and flyweight and has been an ambassador for lighter weight classes in the sport. Born in San Antonio and raised in Las Cruces, Benavidez now calls Las Vegas home. When he isn’t training, Joseph enjoys traveling with his wife Megan and their dog Benny, discovering new restaurants, watching movies and creating art.

Joseph Benavidez and Megan Olivi are proud Las Vegas residents who have been happily married since 2015. Joseph Benavidez is a UFC fighter and is currently the #2 ranked flyweight in the world. He has been a perennial contender for almost a decade at both bantamweight and flyweight. When he isn’t training, Joseph enjoys traveling with his wife, discovering new local restaurants, watching movies and creating art. Megan Olivi serves as a host and reporter for the UFC on ESPN. During the fight broadcasts, Megan can be seen reporting through the night, conducting interviews, and hosting from the desk. She also serves as a sidelines and feature reporter during football season for NFL on Fox. Megan is a big fan of all sports, pilates and reality TV. Joseph and Megan have a dog named Benny, who is the king of their household. Together, the three of them enjoy exploring the world, going on adventures, and living everyday to the fullest.

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