Johnson, Benavidez to meet again

Demetrious Johnson will defend his UFC flyweight title against Joseph Benavidez on Nov. 30, in a rematch of their fight last year. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

A rematch of the first-ever UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez has been booked for Nov. 30 in Las Vegas.

The bout will take place on "The Ultimate Fighter 18" finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

UFC officials announced the matchup Wednesday.

Johnson (18-2-1) will seek his third title defense. He outpointed Benavidez (19-3) in a split decision one year ago at UFC 152 for the inaugural 125-pound title.

Despite dealing with a shoulder injury earlier this year, Johnson has recorded title defenses against John Dodson and John Moraga. He submitted Moraga in the fifth round of their title bout in July.

Benavidez has been on a tear since falling to Johnson, posting a 3-0 record with two knockouts in 2013.

His most recent victory came via first-round TKO over Jussier da Silva at UFC Fight Night 23 last month.