Unfinished business: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens will co-headline UFC – Boston




Unfinished business: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens will co-headline UFC - Boston

 

Mexican Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens of United States will run it back in the co-main event at UFC on ESPN 6 on October 18, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, according to a report from Brett Okamoto citing UFC president Dana White.

Yair Rodriguez is 26 years old. The fighter holds #7 spot in the UFC Featherweight rankings and has a professional record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws (7-1-0 UFC).

Yair Rodriguez’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
September 21, 2019 UFC Fight Night 159 – Rodriguez vs. Stephens Jeremy Stephens NC No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke), Round 1
November 10, 2018 UFC Fight Night 139 – Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez Chan Sung Jung Win KO (Elbow), Round 5
May 13, 2017 UFC 211 – Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 Frankie Edgar Loss TKO (Doctor Stoppage), Round 2
January 15, 2017 UFC Fight Night 103 – Rodriguez vs. Penn B.J. Penn Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
August 6, 2016 UFC Fight Night 92 – Rodriguez vs. Caceres Alex Caceres Win Decision (Split), Round 5
April 23, 2016 UFC 197 – Jones vs. St. Preux Andre Fili Win KO (Head Kick), Round 2

 

Jeremy Stephens, whose age is 33, holds a record of 28 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws (15-15-0 UFC). The American fighter is currently ranked #8 in the division.

Jeremy Stephens’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
September 21, 2019 UFC Fight Night 159 – Rodriguez vs. Stephens Yair Rodriguez NC No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke), Round 1
March 2, 2019 UFC 235 – Jones vs. Smith Zabit Magomedsharipov Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
July 28, 2018 UFC on Fox 30 – Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 Jose Aldo Loss TKO (Punches), Round 1
February 24, 2018 UFC on Fox 28 – Emmett vs. Stephens Josh Emmett Win KO (Elbows), Round 2
January 14, 2018 UFC Fight Night 124 – Stephens vs. Choi Doo Ho Choi Win TKO (Punches and Elbows), Round 2
September 9, 2017 UFC 215 – Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Gilbert Melendez Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3

 

UFC on ESPN 6 will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between ex-middleweight champion Chris Weidman making a debut in a new weight class and Dominick Reyes.

The current event’s fight card is as follows:

Dominick Reyes Vs Chris Weidman
Yair Rodriguez Vs Jeremy Stephens
Maycee Barber Vs Gillian Robertson
Brendan Allen Vs Eric Spicely
Deron Winn Vs Darren Stewart
Daniel Spitz Vs Tanner Boser
Randy Costa Vs Boston Salmon
Molly McCann Vs Diana Belbita
Court McGee Vs Sean Brady
Kyle Bochniak Vs Sean Woodson
Joe Lauzon Vs Jonathan Pearce
Manny Bermudez Vs Charles Rosa
Greg Hardy Vs Ben Sosoli

 

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