The black belt in tae-kwon-do and Tuf Latin America winner Yair Rodriguez entered this fight with a professional mma record of 9-1-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.35 featherweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Luis Roberto Herrera in 2012, since then he has won seven consecutive bouts beating Andre Fili (4-stars fight, Fili vs Rodriguez) and Alex Caceres in 2016 (=Rodriguez vs Caceres).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former Ufc Lw and Ww championBJ Penn, has an official record of 16-10-2 (81% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 6, 2014 when he was defeated by Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Penn 3); before this bout he has lost also with Rory MacDonald in 2012 (=Penn vs MacDonald) and Nick Diaz in 2011 (=Diaz vs Penn). Yair ‘Pantera’ Rodriguez vs BJ Penn is the main event of UFC Fight Night 103. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 103: Rodríguez vs Penn
Where: Talking Stick Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Rodriguez’s previous fight: Yair Rodriguez vs Alex Caceres
Penn’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3
Rodriguez’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez
Penn’s next fight: BJ Penn vs Dennis Siver
Rodriguez vs Penn Fight Video:
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