The Las Vegas-based promotion confirmed the pairing on Monday. UFC
241 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Aug. 17
and is headlined by a heavyweight title rematch between Daniel
Cormier and Stipe
The 30-year-old Benitez has won three of his last four UFC bouts.
“Moggly” last appeared at UFC Fight Night 129, where he knocked out
Bandenay with a slam 39 seconds into the first round. The
Mexican fighter is 5-2 in the promotion and 21-6 as a professional
A former competitor on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series,
Yusuff has kicked off his Octagon tenure with back-to-back
victories over Suman
Mokhtarian and Sheymon
Moraes. The Team Lloyd Irvin
representative is 9-1 over the course of his pro career, with five
wins coming via knockout or technical knockout.