The Mexican competitor returns at UFC on ESPN+ 41 on Nov. 14 in Las Vegas in a featherweight bout in opposition to Justin Jaynes. The news modified into first reported Wednesday by Milenio and later confirmed by MMA Junkie with so a lot of folks with files of the reserving who requested to dwell anonymous since the promotion has not but made an legitimate announcment.
Benitez (21-8 MMA, 5-4 UFC) final fought in May well perchance. He suffered a unanimous option loss to Omar Morales at gentle-weight, a weight class above his standard division. The American Kickboxing Academy product is on a two-fight skid and a pair of-2 in his final four.
In the meantime, Jaynes (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) fought in August at UFC on ESPN+ 32, the set he misplaced to Gavin Tucker by strategy of submission. Forward of that, Jaynes modified into on a 5-fight wining budge, which integrated a worthwhile UFC debut in opposition to veteran Frank Camacho.