Who is Joseph Benavidez's wife Megan Olivi? Here's all you need to know about the UFC fighter's talented partner
Olivi currently hosts ‘UFC Ultimate Insider’ and also has her own series called ‘The Exchange With Megan Olivi’
MMA fighter Joseph Benavidez, also known as Joe B, did not win the Flyweight Championship in the main event of UFC Fight Island against Deiveson Figueiredo that took place today, July 18, but the former received a word of praise from the champion through a sweet tweet in which he called Joe B a "legend". While the 35-year-old wrestler has built a fine reputation for himself within the realm of UFC, his personal life comes across as interesting, thanks to his marriage to Megan Olivi.
For those of you who are wondering who Olivi is, she's an American mixed martial arts news and events reporter, who is currently serving as the host on Fox Sports 1’s ‘UFC Ultimate Insider’. Born in New Jersey, Olivi is of Italian descent. She graduated from Seton Hall University in political science and while pursuing her undergraduate, she interned with Fox News Channel. She received a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Fordham University.
She created a career for herself in the field of Mixed Martial Arts after she got an opportunity to cover events in Las Vegas, soon after completing her post-graduation. She started covering UFC events and hosting Lifestyle segments for FoxSports.com. In 2013, she took up the role of a correspondent for Fox 6 News San Diego as a social media reporter while she hosted and produced a show called ‘Padres POV’ alongside.
Eventually, she started traveling around the world when she landed a reporting opportunity with UFC events. Olivi currently hosts ‘UFC Ultimate Insider’ and also has her own series called ‘The Exchange With Megan Olivi’. Her talents go beyond the Mixed Martial Arts world as she also played the role of a preliminary and final telecast judge at the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant.
On the personal front, Olivi is married to UFC flyweight fighter Benavidez. They first met in Las Vegas in 2009. He proposed to her in 2014 and the couple married in 2015, with no children as of now. While her husband is a renowned MMA fighter, Olivi is a star in her own right. The reporter has over 464,000 followers on Instagram and is famous for hosting and reporting some of the biggest UFC events. She often uses her social media platform to keep her fans posted about both her personal and professional life.