Sioux Falls Native Ben Nguyen To Face Ranked Flyweight Contender
Sioux Falls native Ben Nguyen has agreed on his next UFC fight and it is against one of the top ranked fighters in the Flyweight division.
Nguyen will face top ranked UFC Flyweight Joseph Benavidez on Saturday, June 10th as part of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt. The card will take place in Auckland, New Zealand.
Benavidez is coming off split decision victory over second ranked Henry Cejudo at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale this past December. He served as a head coach on the show.
The last time Nguyen fought was back at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson last November. He is currently ranked 13th in the UFC Flyweight Division, and is 3-1 in his UFC career.
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt takes place on Saturday, June 10th on Fox Sports 1.