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Fighters react to tonight’s Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez UFC Denver main event

Tonight's UFC Fight Night 139 event in Denver was headlined by a key featherweight bout featuring "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung taking on...
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UFC Denver Results: Yair Rodriguez KO’s The Korean Zombie (Highlights)

Featherweights headlined tonight's historic UFC Fight Night 139 event in Denver as "The Korean Zombie" squared off with Yair Rodriguez. Jung was initially slated to...

UFC Denver Results: Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez

Stay glued to bjpenn.com this evening for all of tonight's UFC Denver Results. The event, UFC Fight Night 139, will serve as the promotions 25th...
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VIDEO | Yair Rodriguez discusses immigration, Donald Trump’s border wall

https://youtu.be/X2jG_lYWi4M The new documentary film El Pantera is about Mexican UFC fighter Yair "El Pantera" Rodriguez. The film follows Rodriguez on his journey to become...
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BREAKING | Frankie Edgar out of UFC Denver main event, Yair Rodriguez to step...

UFC Denver has shaped up to be a great card. In the co-main event, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is set to take on Mike Perry....
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Yair Rodriguez teases upcoming return to training, calls out Zabit Magomedsharipov

Originally, Mexico's Yair Rodriguez was expected to return to the cage opposite Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 228 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Rodriguez was forced out...
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Zabit Magomedsharipov takes shot at Yair Rodriguez: “no more running”

Yesterday afternoon, the MMA community was hit by the unfortunate news that Yair Rodriguez had been forced out of his anticipated UFC 228 featherweight showdown with...
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Report | Yair Rodriguez out of UFC 228 fight with Zabit Magomedsharipov

Bad news, fight fans. The injury bug has taken a big bite out of UFC 228. According to a report from MMA Brasil, all-action...
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Despite reconciliation with Yair Rodriguez, Dana White says more fighters will be cut for...

Last month, the UFC caused a tidal wave of controversy by cutting highly-regarded featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez, citing the fact that he had allegedly...
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Yair Rodriguez confirms he is back with the UFC and will return to action...

Yair Rodriguez is back with the UFC! The featherweight standout confirmed the news earlier today on Twitter, this following an initial report from ESPN on...
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Report | Yair Rodriguez and UFC squash beef, Zabit Magomedsharipov fight targeted for UFC...

Earlier this month, Dana White and the UFC made the extremely controversial choice to cut red-hot featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez. The reason, we were...
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Dana White defends decision to cut Yair Rodriguez

Earlier this month, red-hot UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez was ejected from the UFC roster. The reason, we were told by UFC President Dana...
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Combate Americas withdraws offer to Yair Rodriguez, won’t sign UFC veteran

When the UFC made the shocking decision to cut Yair Rodriguez earlier this month, the expectation was that he would find another home quite...
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Yair Rodriguez details the lead up to his release from the UFC

When news broke earlier this month that young featherweight prospect, Yair Rodriguez had been cut from the UFC, the MMA world was surprised, to...
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BREAKING | Yair Rodriguez released from the UFC, Dana White says “he can take...

Surprising news has just come out from the LA Times' Lance Pugmire that top UFC featherweight prospect, Yair Rodriguez has been cut from the...
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Report | Dana White says Yair Rodriguez vs Zabit Magomedsharipov is a “done deal”...

Looking for a prospect battle? Well, one that has fans more interested than almost any other fight right now is the proposed Zabit Magomedsharipov...

Fox Acquires MMA Documentary “El Pantera” starring Yair Rodriguez

(Photo courtesy of the New York Latino Film Festival - Director The Mash-Up King, UFC's Yair Rodriguez, Executive Producers Nancy Murphy Bowles and Jason...
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Yair Rodriguez is Ready to Return to Become the ‘F-cking Best’

We haven't seen Yair Rodriguez since his lost to Frankie Edgar in the second round in May of last year at UFC 211. After...
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Yair Rodriguez reveals plans for his next big fight

Rising UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez is one of the most entertaining fighters that you will see compete in the Octagon. With his exciting striking...
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VIDEO | “El Pantera” the Yair Rodriguez documentary

After 13 months of production, the highly anticipated documentary film El Pantera starring Mexican UFC fighter Yair Rodriguez will be making it’s world premiere...
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BJ Penn looks back on Yair Rodriguez loss: why didn’t I just slam him...

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn made his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He...
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Yair Rodriguez: All my fears came true at UFC 211

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, red hot featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez hit a road block in the form of...
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Yair Rodriguez issues statement on tough loss to Frankie Edgar

Last night, on the main card of the stacked UFC 211, red hot featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez faced the biggest test of his career...
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UFC 211 Results: Frankie Edgar TKO’s Yair Rodriguez (Highlights)

UFC 211 Results: Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez A key featherweight tilt between former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and surging contender Yair Rodriguez took place...
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Yair Rodriguez confident he can be a bigger star than Canelo

Middleweight boxing champion Canelo Alvarez is undoubtably one of Mexico's biggest professional athletes. Interestingly enough, ahead of his upcoming title defense against Julio Cesar...
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Yair Rodriguez believes that “disrespectful” Frankie Edgar is the toughest fight in the featherweight...

Yair Rodriguez believes that "disrespectful" Frankie Edgar is the toughest fight in the featherweight division Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair “El Pantera” Rodriguez will return...
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Yair Rodriguez details his post-fight conversation with BJ Penn, expects “The Prodigy” to defeat...

Yair Rodriguez details his post-fight conversation with BJ Penn, expects "The Prodigy" to defeat Dennis Siver Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez will take on...
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Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion...

Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion this year Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez will take on...

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