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Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo

On July 12, 2020, Petr Yan was matched to face José Aldo for the vacant UFC bantamweight title left open by Henry Cejudo. Yan defeated Aldo with a fifth-round TKO, with just over 90 seconds remaining in the fight. Yan made his singular title defense against Aljamain Sterling on March 6, 2021, which he lost by disqualification.

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Deiveson Figueiredo vs Joseph Benavidez

On July 19, 2020, Deiveson Figuriredo faced Joseph Benavidez for a second time to claim the vacant UFC flyweight title. The first time the two met, nearly five months prior, Figueiredo defeated Benavidez by way of TKO, but missed weight and was made ineligible to win the title. Figueiredo defeated Benavidez for the second time, by way of first-round technical submission, to claim the UFC flyweight title left vacant by Henry Cejudo. Figueiredo has defended the title twice in 294 days, and he will face Brandon Moreno for a rematch of their December 2020 draw at UFC 263.


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