NameLance Benoist
AssociationSt. Charles MMA / Rodrigo Vaghi Jiu-Jitsu
Weight ClassWelterweight
Height5’11” (181cm)
StyleBrazilian Jiu Jitsu
Birth DateAugust 26, 1988
Fighting Out OfSt. Louis, Missouri, USA

Lance Benoist is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a Welterweight. Benoist is currently competing in the UFC.

== Professional Record ==

Record6 – 2 – 0 (Win â€Â“ Loss â€Â“ Draw)
Wins1 (T)KOs
4 Submissions
1 Decisions
Losses0 (T)KOs
0 Submissions
2 Decisions
ResultOpponentMethodEvent TitleDateRoundTimeNotes
LossSean PiersonDecision (Unanimous)UFC 152 Jones vs Belfort9/22/201235:00
LossSeth BaczynskiDecision (Split)UFC on FX 3 Johnson vs McCall 26/8/201235:00
WinMatt RiddleDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 25 Battle on the Bayou9/17/201135:00
WinRyne VincentSubmission (Triangle Choke)CCCW: Fight Night 34/30/201112:56
WinDustin BakerSubmission (Rear Naked Choke)PCL: Cage Madness3/26/201114:36
WinMiguel RiosSubmission (Guillotine Choke)MCC 30: Thanksgiving Throwdown11/24/201010:57
WinCleburn WalkerKO (Head Kick)Fight Me MMA 1: The Battle Begins8/14/201014:34
WinJamell AustinSubmission (Triangle Choke)DFC: Devastation Fight Club1/30/201010:53

==Fighter Pages==






==Mixed Martial Arts career==

===Early career===
Benoist went undefeated in his amateur career and compiled a record of 14-0-1 in the process. He had his first professional fight on January 30, 2010 and won the bout via submission.

===Ultimate Fighting Championship===
In June 2011, Benoist signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He faced Matt Riddle in his Octagon debut. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the Fight of the Night.