The fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez was seen as the climax of a rivalry between the two fighters. Fans were silenced when Johnson beat Benavidez with a one-punch KO, reported Fox Sports News on Dec. 15, 2013. This fight is said to have been one of the most impressive and awe-inspiring performances ever seen in the 125-pound division flyweight competition.
With one right hand solid punch Johnson solidified his standing as the UFC flyweight champion while putting an end to his rivalry with Joseph Benavidez. At about the two minute mark into the fight Johnson and Benavidez aimed powerful punches at each other's heads. Than one of Johnson's punches landed with surgical precision as his right hand slammed into Benavidez's jaw, Benavidez collpased on the mat. The fight was over at 2:08 of the first round.
ESPN has reported there is no doubt, Johnson is the best flyweight fighter. Any questions which were lingering about who the best flyweight fighter in the world is were answered when Johnson's fist demolished Benavidez in the first round of their match. This fight has given new respect to the flyweight division.