Johnson vs. Benavidez: The Food War

Who’s leaving Toronto with the UFC flyweight belt, Demetrious Johnson or Joseph Benavidez? Three days from now suspense will give way to certainty. In the meantime, how do “Mighty Mouse” and “Beefcake” matchup in a food war? You be the judge.

Walk-Around Weight

Johnson: 141, 142
Benavidez: 144

Common Meal
Johnson: Grilled chicken Teriyaki, brown rice, cucumbers
Benavidez: Cap N’ Crunch cereal, whole milk, or beef tacos

Fast Food Indulgence
Johnson: Frosty at Wendy’s, frozen yogurt
Benavidez: In & Out burger

When They Were Bantamweights …
Johnson: Drank milkshakes every night (“I ate everything I saw”)
Benavidez: Regularly dined at In & Out burger, ice cream addict

1st Time I Made Weight at Flyweight Taught Me …
Johnson: ‘Not to cut out carbs’; he did and it hurt his performance
Benavidez: Weighed 138 on fight night; will be heavier vs. Johnson

Organic?
Johnson: Considers overrated, unnecessary
Benavidez: Considers overrated, but occasionally consumes

Childhood Staples

Johnson: Chicken nuggets, corn, brownies
Benavidez: Beans, beef tacos, burritos, cereal

Difficulty Making 125-pounds?

Johnson: No
Benavidez: No

After Weigh-in Meal
Johnson: Pedialyte, water, pasta, chicken, salad
Benavidez: water, usually eats pasta but depends on country

Post-Fight Meal
Johnson: Double cheeseburger, milkshake
Benavidez: No limits, with fondness for burgers, ice cream & slurpees


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