Yair Rodriguez

Yair Rodriguez

Full NameYair Raziel Rodríguez Portillo

BornOctober 6, 1992

Height5 ft 10 1⁄2 in


RoleTaekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Submission Wrestling


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.

  1. The Ultimate Fighter
  2. Yair Rodriguez UFC
  3. Yair Rodriguez Stats
  4. Yair Rodriguez Record

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


MatchesWinsLossesDrawsNo Contest

Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 4

Wins by Submission:

  1. 2

WIns by Decision:

  1. 6


  1. 71 in (180 cm)


  1. 145 lb / 66 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Featherweight

Yair Rodriguez Record

Listed below is the MMA and UFC professional record of Yair Rodriguez:

Win12-2Jeremy StephensDecisionUFC on ESPN 6October 18, 2019
NC11–2 (1)Jeremy StephensNC (accidental eye poke)UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. StephensSeptember 21, 2019
Win11–2Chan Sung JungKO (elbow)UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. RodríguezNovember 10, 2018
Loss10–2Frankie EdgarTKO (doctor stoppage)UFC 211May 13, 2017
Win10–1B.J. PennTKO (front kick and punches)UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. PennJanuary 15, 2017
Win9–1Alex CaceresDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. CaceresAugust 6, 2016
Win8–1Andre FiliKO (flying head kick)UFC 197April 23, 2016
Win7–1Dan HookerDecision (unanimous)UFC 192October 3, 2015
Win6–1Charles RosaDecision (split)UFC 188June 13, 2015
Win5–1Leonardo MoralesDecision (unanimous)UFC 180November 15, 2014
Win4–1Angelo DuarteSubmission (armbar)NP: High Altitude Face Off 6April 4, 2014
Win3–1Édgar JuárezKO (flying knee)Mexican Fighter Promotions 14February 16, 2013
Loss2–1Roberto HerreraKO (punches)Mexican Fighter Promotions 13December 20, 2012
Win2–0Carlos RicardoSubmission (triangle choke)The Supreme Cage 1March 10, 2012
Win1–0Jonatan GuzmánDecision (unanimous)Mexican Fighter Promotions 8October 10, 2011

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