Makhachkala, October 5, 2015. Dagestani fighter Ali Bagautinov lost to American Joseph Benavidez in the tournament UFC 192, which took place on the night of October 4 in the US Houston.
In the first round Ali Bagautinov had a good uppercut, causing an opponent's cut, the second round as a whole remained equal. However, the Russian athlete held the final segment of the duel less successfully, missing several good punches from the American. By unanimous decision of jury the victory was awarded to Joseph Benavidez (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
For Bagautinov this defeat was the second in a row in the flyweight division of UFC. In September 2013, Ali knocked Marcos Vinicius, then defeated Tim Elliott and John Lineker. In the last fight, Ali succumbed to the Division Champion Demetrius Johnson, then failed a doping test, and did not go to the Octagon in June last year.