Report: Ryan Benoit Takes On Roberto Sanchez At UFC 228


A flyweight division attraction is the latest addition to the UFC 228 card according to Benoit himself as Ryan Benoit is in action against Roberto Sanchez.  

Benoit (10-5-0) has rotated wins and losses throughout his UFC run, with the last fight being a third round knockout win over Ashkan Mokhtarian at UFC Fight Night Sydney. Benoit hasn't put a winning streak of any kind together in almost four years and his last such streak lasted a total of four bouts. Benoit has suffered a total of five losses as a professional MMA fighter, with three of them coming by way of decision. 

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Sanchez (8-1-0) has won just one of two under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Joby Sanchez at UFC Fight Night Austin. Sanchez has seen eight straight fights end by way of submission and it has been over three years since a fight didn't end by tap out. Sanchez has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came against Joseph Morales at Mexico City. 

UFC 228 takes place on Saturday, September 8 from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is rpoviding live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.  

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