Benoît Saint-Denis Next Fight

Last Modified Mar 7, 2024 15:08 GMT
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French professional mixed martial artist Benoît Saint Denis was born on December 18, 1995, and he competes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the lightweight class. He is the first fighter from France to participate on French soil and win a UFC show.


On October 30, 2021, at UFC 267, Saint Denis made his UFC debut against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in the welterweight class on short notice. Saint Denis was defeated by unanimous decision after coming close to finishing the fight several times in the second round.


On June 4, 2022, Saint Denis took on Niklas Stolze at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik. After submitting Stolze with a rear-naked choke in the second round, he emerged victorious. Saint Denis was supposed to compete against Joe Solecki at UFC Fight Night 219 on February 18, 2023. However, a problem with his ankle caused Saint Denis to withdraw from the fight.


On July 1, 2023, Saint Denis was supposed to compete against Vinc Pichel at the UFC on ESPN 48. But Pichel withdrew due to an injury in late May, and Ismael Bonfim took his place. Saint Denis submitted by rear-naked choke in the opening round to win the bout. On his most recent bout at the UFC Fight Night 226 in Paris on September 2, 2023, Saint Denis took on Thiago Moisés to start his second contract with the UFC. By TKO in the second round, he emerged victorious. He was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus for this fight.


Benoît Saint Denis Next Fight - Opponent, Date, Location


Benoît Saint Denis will take on Dustin Poirier on March 9, 2024, at Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida, USA. The duo will face each other in a lightweight bout on the main card of UFC 299, the main event of the pay-per-view is scheduled to be headlined by Sean O'Malley and Marlon Vera in a bantamweight showdown with the bantamweight title on the line.

Benoît Saint Denis Record


Benoit Saint Denis has a professional mixed martial arts record of 13 wins, 1 loss, and 1 no-contest.


15 matches13 wins1 loss
By knockout40
By submission90
By decision01
No contests1


Dustin Poirier Record


Dustin Poirier has a professional mixed martial arts record of 29 wins, 8 losses, and 1 no-contest as of March 2024.


38 matches29 wins8 losses
By knockout143
By submission83
By decision72
No contests1



Benoit Saint Denis Last Fight


Benoit Saint Denis locked horns with Matt Frevola in his most recent outing to the octagon at UFC 295. He knocked out Frevola in the first round of the bout to win the fight.


Last updated on March 4, 2024


FAQs on Benoit Saint Denis Next Fight

A. Benoît Saint Denis is a 28-year-old French MMA fighter born on December 18, 1995.

A. Benoît Saint Denis debuted in the UFC on October 30, 2021, against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos.

A. Benoît Saint Denis will face Dustin Poirier at UFC 299.

A. Benoît Saint Denis won his most recent fight against Matt Frevola at UFC 295.

A. Benoît Saint Denis stands 5 feet 11 inches, or 180 cm. 

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