Yair Raziel Rodríguez Portillo, popularly known as Yair Rodriguez. is a Mexican professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he competes in their UFC Featherweight Division. Rodriguez signed with the UFC in 2014 after winning The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America tournament, competing for Team Velasquez.
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The Ultimate Fighter
In his first fight at TUF: Latin America, Yair Rodriguez defeated Humberto Brown in the quarterfinals via a triangle choke submission. Followed by his first win, Rodriguez picked up another crucial victory over Rudolfo Rubio in the semifinals via submission to reach the finals.
Yair Rodriguez UFC
At UFC 180 in 2014, Yair Rodriguez made his official debut for the promotion defeating Leonardo Morales in The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America via unanimous decision to win the tournament. Rodriguez then complied wins over the likes of Charles Rosa, Dan Hooker, Andre Fili, Alex Caceres, and B.J. Penn.
At UFC 211, Rodriguez suffered his first loss in the UFC to Frankie Edgar via doctor stoppage after suffering a swelling on his left eye. At UFC Fight Night 139, Rodriguez defeated Chan Sung Jung via a reverse elbow at the 4 minute 59 seconds mark in the fifth round.
Yair Rodriguez Stats
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
WIns by Decision:
- 71 in (180 cm)
- 145 lb / 66 kg
Yair Rodriguez Record
Listed below is the MMA and UFC professional record of Yair Rodriguez:
|Win||12-2||Jeremy Stephens||Decision||UFC on ESPN 6||October 18, 2019|
|NC||11–2 (1)||Jeremy Stephens||NC (accidental eye poke)||UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens||September 21, 2019|
|Win||11–2||Chan Sung Jung||KO (elbow)||UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez||November 10, 2018|
|Loss||10–2||Frankie Edgar||TKO (doctor stoppage)||UFC 211||May 13, 2017|
|Win||10–1||B.J. Penn||TKO (front kick and punches)||UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Penn||January 15, 2017|
|Win||9–1||Alex Caceres||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Caceres||August 6, 2016|
|Win||8–1||Andre Fili||KO (flying head kick)||UFC 197||April 23, 2016|
|Win||7–1||Dan Hooker||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 192||October 3, 2015|
|Win||6–1||Charles Rosa||Decision (split)||UFC 188||June 13, 2015|
|Win||5–1||Leonardo Morales||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 180||November 15, 2014|
|Win||4–1||Angelo Duarte||Submission (armbar)||NP: High Altitude Face Off 6||April 4, 2014|
|Win||3–1||Édgar Juárez||KO (flying knee)||Mexican Fighter Promotions 14||February 16, 2013|
|Loss||2–1||Roberto Herrera||KO (punches)||Mexican Fighter Promotions 13||December 20, 2012|
|Win||2–0||Carlos Ricardo||Submission (triangle choke)||The Supreme Cage 1||March 10, 2012|
|Win||1–0||Jonatan Guzmán||Decision (unanimous)||Mexican Fighter Promotions 8||October 10, 2011|