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Blas Avena vs. Joe Benoit

Preliminary Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Blas Avena defeats Joe Benoit via Submission at 0:29 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Blas "The Disciple" Avena
Mmaweekly large Joe Benoit

Avena
Submission
Round 1

Blas Avena Joe Benoit

"The Disciple"

4-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   5-0-0
Climbed to 5-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 5-1
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Tinley Park, Illinois
24 years, 2 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   25 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 3 days
169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   N/A
Machado Jiu-Jitsu   Gym  
WEC 30
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 30: McCullough vs. Crunkilton
  • Date: Wednesday 09.05.2007
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 2 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary:
  • Broadcast: Dark Bout, Shown on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Avena Total Disclosed Pay: $6,000
  • Benoit Total Disclosed Pay: $2,000
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