Problems with UFC and Dana White requested a release from the UFC but resigned with UFC and that was the best decision, Yair Rodriguez return fight Chan Sung Jung was one for the ages!! Last second knock out that had me shocked while watching it. Yair Rodriguez had beef with Jeremy Stephens than destroyed him.
Yair Rodriguez ranked #5 in the UFC Featherweight Rankings, Two more fights away and he’ll be challenging for the UFC Featherweight Title. Whole country of Mexico behind him.
“I don’t just want to grow the sport in Mexico,” Rodriguez told Bleacher Report. “I want to grow the sport in Latin America and the world. I want to be the next Muhammad Ali.”https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2686365-yair-rodriguez-looks-to-become-the-ufcs-first-superstar-from-mexico
Yair Rodriguez last fight was against Jeremy Stephens, Ending 2019 on a hot note. 2020 will look even better.
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Yair Rodriguez is a fight all UFC fans are wishing for. Dream come true fight. Two OUSTANDING stand up fighters. Fight of the Night potential.
UFC 228 Yair Rodriguez vs Zabit was scheduled to happen but because Yair was injured the fight was no more but no better than now for this fight to happen. Schedule the fight in June on Dana White’s Mortal Combat Private Island. Be a main card fight or main event for a ESPN + Main Event.
Winner of Yair vs Zabit should fight Brian Ortega for the #1 Contender Title. Rumors of Zabit fighting Brian Ortega in the past. Yair Rodriguez the striking Mexican Assassin vs Brian Ortega Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu would be a interesting fight to watch to be honest.
Yair no doubt would have to work on his grappling defense for hours a day but stay on the feet and there’s no comparison.
El Pantera defeats Brian Ortega no argument for Yair to challenge for the UFC Featherweight Title.
UFC looking to expand into Mexico with UFC Apex’s in Mexico and no better than Yair Rodriguez a young Featherweight Champion fighting for his country of Mexico. Mexico UFC Featherweight Champion headlining PPV’s, Becoming a MMA Star and excites fans with his stand up striking.
Yair vs Zabit for next fight than fight Brian Ortega for the #1 Contender. Those two fights will lead Yair Rodriguez to the dance.