What is Yair Rodriguez style?

Last Modified Feb 17, 2024 09:06 GMT

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Yair Rodriguez

Yair Rodriguez is a 31-year-old mixed martial artist from Mexico who is the former interim featherweight champion of the UFC. He has formerly won The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America and made his way into the leading professional mixed martial arts promotion, the UFC.

Yair Rodriguez competed against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 290 for the UFC featherweight title unification on July 8, 2023. Volkanovski defeated him via third-round TKO and unified the title.

What is Yair Rodriguez's style?

As per the UFC, Yair Rodriguez is a freestyle fighter. He is equipped with impressive striking, which comes in handy in his matches and creates a lot of problems for his opponents inside the octagon. Yair Rodriguez also holds a black belt in Taekwondo. He started training in mixed martial arts at the age of 17, when he realized how fulfilled he felt while doing so. Even before that, he started Taekwondo at 5 and was into other sports as well.

Yair Rodriguez Stats

StatsYair Rodriguez
MMA Record19-4-1
UFC Ranking (Featherweight)No.3
Last fightLoss
Nationality Mexican
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 145 lbs
Leg reach41.5"
Striking accuracy 46%
Takedown accuracy28%
Takedown defense59%
Win streak (active)0
MMA debut 2011

Yair Rodriguez Record

Yair Rodriguez has a professional MMA record of 19 wins, 4 losses, and 1 no-contest.

24 matches15 wins4 losses
By knockout83
By submission50
By decision61
No contests1

*Last updated on February 24, 2024

FAQs on Yair Rodriguez Fighting Style

Q. What is Yair Rodriguez style?

A. As per the UFC, Yair Rodriguez is a freestyle fighter. 

Q. When did Yair Rodriguez make his professional debut?

A. He made his professional debut on October 10, 2011.

Q. What is the ranking of Yair Rodriguez in UFC?

A. He is ranked as the No. 3 featherweight fighter in the UFC.

Q. What is Yair Rodriguez's reach?

A. He has a reach of 71 inches.

Q. What is Yair Rodriguez's weight?

A. He weighs around 145 lb.

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