UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo -- Analysis and prediction

Figueiredo lands powerful uppercut on Pantoja (0:39)

Deiveson Figueiredo sneaks in a powerful uppercut through the defense of Alexandre Pantoja. For more UFC, sign up here for ESPN+ http://plus.espn.com/ufc. (0:39)

The UFC flyweight title has sat vacant since December. That changes Saturday as Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo face off to determine who will become only the third flyweight champion in UFC history.

Benavidez fought for the inaugural UFC flyweight title back in 2012. He came up short in that fight against Demetrious Johnson and fell once again in a rematch the next year. Since the second loss to Johnson, he has gone 9-1 to earn another shot. Figueiredo burst onto the scene in 2017 and has gone 6-1 in the Octagon.