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UFC Boston, The Morning After: Jeremy Stephens, Victim Of Circumstance

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s what you may have missed from last night! “I’m a victim of circumstance!” – Curly, 1936.
Despite his best efforts, Jeremy Stephens came up short …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 bonuses: Yair Rodriguez-Jeremy Stephens slugfest earns "Fight of the Night"

It took two tries to get it right, but Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens ended up exactly how people envisioned when the bout was first announced.
Friday night’s UFC on ESPN …read more

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Boston Bonuses! Rodriguez, Stephens Earn FOTN Honors

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Featherweight contenders Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens buried the hatchet last night (Fri., Oct. 18, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 6 from inside TD Garden …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 Bonuses: Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens Get $50K for FOTN

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens’ highly-anticipated rematch has earned them the “Fight of the Night” bonus at UFC on ESPN 6. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 bonuses: Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens run it back for Fight of the Night

Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

With the bad blood behind them, Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens can celebrate a thrilling three-round fight and an …read more

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UFC Fight Night results: Yair Rodriguez outlasts Jeremy Stephens; eye-poke feud resolved

The grudge match between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens was filled with action and luckily, no eye pokes. …read more

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens full fight video highlights

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Watch Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens full fight video highlights from the UFC on ESPN 6’s co-main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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UFC on ESPN 6 results: Yair Rodriguez bests Jeremy Stephens in barnburner co-main event 

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Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens put the bad blood behind them after a controversial end in their first fight to put …read more

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UFC Boston highlights: Rodriguez hangs on to take decision Stephens

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Check out the full-fight video highlights of Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens from the UFC Boston co-main event. The co-main …read more

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UFC Boston results: Rodriguez kicks his way to decision win over Stephens

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Yair Rodriguez just took a unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens in the UFC Boston co-main event. The UFC Boston co-main was …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 results: Yair Rodriguez decisions Jeremy Stephens in 3-round thriller

The second time around, Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens was almost everything we thought it would be.
Unfortunately for Stephens (28-17 MMA, 15-16 UFC), and for that matter the fans, their …read more

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Pros react to Jeremy Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez at UFC Boston

A key featherweight bout between perennial division contenders Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez co-headlined tonight’s UFC Boston event.
The pair had squared off last month at UFC Mexico, but the bout …read more

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Pros react to Rodriguez’s thrilling win over Stephens at UFC Boston

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Yair Rodriguez defeated Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision at UFC Boston. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. The rematch …read more

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UFC Boston Highlights: Yair Rodríguez Decisions Jeremy Stephens in Wild Fight

Yair Rodríguez vs. Jeremy Stephens put on a classic fight at UFC Boston. The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC Boston event from the TD Garden …read more

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Twitter reacts to Yair Rodriguez's win over Jeremy Stephens in UFC on ESPN 6 barnburner

Yair Rodriguez got the last laugh over Jeremy Stephens on Friday when he emerged victorious from their grudge match at UFC on ESPN 6.
After the initial meeting ended in a …read more

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UFC Boston Results: Yair Rodriguez defeats Jeremy Stephens (Highlights)

A key featherweight bout between perennial division contenders Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez co-headlined tonight’s UFC Boston event.
The pair squared off last month at UFC Mexico, but the bout was …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 live blog: Rodriguez vs. Stephens 2

Yair Rodriguez faces off with Jeremy Stephens ahead of their featherweight rematch Friday at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

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UFC Fight Night Boston: Reyes vs. Weidman live results and analysis

Before the Chris Weidman-Dominick Reyes main event, follow the other bouts, including Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez 2. …read more

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UFC ‘Boston’ Clash: Rodriguez Vs. Stephens!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight knockout artists Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will rematch tomorrow night (Fri., Oct. 18, 2019) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-ins faceoff video: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens

BOSTON – UFC on ESPN 6 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene at the Orpheum Theatre.
In the co-main event, Yair Rodriguez meets Jeremy …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Boston: Main card preview

Peer behind the curtain of UFC Boston to get the lowdown on the main card, featuring the resolution of unfinished business between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez. While the main …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 co-main event breakdown: Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens 28 days later

1 2 …3MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC on ESPN 6, which takes place Friday at …read more

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Doo Ho Choi set to return at UFC Busan

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Doo Ho Choi hasn’t competed in the Octagon since a January 2018 loss to Jeremy Stephens. “The Korean Superboy” is …read more

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Yair Rodriguez reacts to Jeremy Stephens’ controversial remark

UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez has responded to a controversial remark from his opponent this Friday night Jeremy Stephens.
Stephens, who hasn’t won inside the Octagon since back in February 2018, …read more

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Yair: Stephens’ ‘Die’ Comments Shows Weakness

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During a recent media scrum, Jeremy Stephens declared that if Yair Rodriguez doesn’t die during their upcoming rematch at UFC on ESPN 6 …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Responds To Jeremy Stephens’ ‘If He Don’t Die, It Don’t Count’ Comment

Yair Rodriguez believes Jeremy Stephens is in a tailspin. Rodriguez and Stephens shared the Octagon last month, but it was brief. “El Pantera” accidentally poked Stephens in the eyes and …read more

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Yair Rodriguez: Jeremy Stephens realized he was in ‘deep sh*t’ and he wanted out of their first fight

BOSTON — Yair Rodriguez believes the pressure of fighting in hostile territory got to Jeremy Stephens in their first meeting, which is why he found a way out of there …read more

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Yair Rodriguez will stop mentally prodding Jeremy Stephens: 'I don't want him to be weak' at UFC Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Yair Rodriguez thinks he’s so deep inside Jeremy Stephens’ head in advance of their rematch at UFC on ESPN 6 that he’s seemingly remorseful about it.
Rodriguez (11-2 …read more

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Jeremy Stephens: Yair Rodriguez trying to be something he's not and will find out hard way at UFC Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jeremy Stephens is looking to make Yair Rodriguez pay for everything he has said.
He rematches Rodriguez in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston, …read more

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Stephens: Rodriguez Win Doesn’t Count Unless ‘Pantera’ Dies

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Yes, “Lil’ Heathen” is still pissed. Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez were expected to deliver a hard-hitting featherweight main event …read more

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Yair Rodriguez channels anger before UFC on ESPN 6; Jeremy Stephens unloads

BOSTON – There are few things that get more eyeballs on fights than two fighters who truly don’t like each other.
Featherweights Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens have that “it” factor …read more

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Jeremy Stephens on Yair Rodriguez fight: ‘If he don’t die, it don’t count’

Jeremy Stephens says that his beef with fellow featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez is personal.
In the co-main event of UFC Boston on Friday, Stephens and Rodriguez are running things back.
The two …read more

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Video: Yair Rodriguez gives his side of hotel run-in with Jeremy Stephens after last fight

BOSTON — At UFC on ESPN 6 workouts, Yair Rodriguez discusses if he’s still upset with Jeremy Stephens, if Stephens got poked in the eye, their run-in in the hotel, …read more

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Rodriguez's volume all types of trouble for Stephen

The offensive output of Yair Rodriguez could pose a significant problem for Jeremy Stephens, who needs to put his focus on the ground game. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Fires Back at Brian Ortega After Derogatory Insult

Jeremy Stephens has a bone to pick with Brian Ortega. The main event of UFC Mexico City came to an abrupt end after Yair Rodriguez accidentally raked Jeremy Stephens in …read more

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Michael Bisping: Paulo Costa’s Criticism Of Jeremy Stephens Is ‘Bullsh*t’

Michael Bisping believes Paulo Costa is “tempting fate” with his comments on Jeremy Stephens. Earlier this month, Stephens and Rodriguez shared the Octagon in the main event of UFC Mexico …read more

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Hot Tweets: Jeremy Stephens, eye pokes, and the future of B.J. Penn

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past week, Jeremy Stephens was pelted with trash for getting poked in the eye, B.J. Penn was released from the UFC, and Michael Venom …read more

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Brendan Schaub Hopes Jeremy Stephens 'Beats the F--- Out Of' Yair Rodriguez in Boston

The main event at UFC Fight Night 159 this past weekend lasted just 15 seconds after Jeremy Stephens took an eye poke from Yair Rodriguez and was unable to continue, …read more

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Jeremy Stephens responds to angry UFC Mexico crowd

Jeremy Stephens became a walking target for fans at UFC Mexico after his fight against Yair Rodriguez was stopped after just 15 seconds.
Stephens was unable to continue fighting in the …read more

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Kenny Florian scolds Yair Rodriguez for post-fight actions

Yair Rodriguez has found himself in a bit of hot water after his UFC Mexico fight with Jeremy Stephens ended with an inadvertent eye-poke. The latest member of the MMA …read more

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Brendan Schaub Hopes Jeremy Stephens ‘Beats The F**k Out’ Of Yair Rodriguez

It is safe to say Brendan Schaub wants Jeremy Stephens to beat Yair Rodriguez in the rematch. The first fight ended in just 15-seconds due to an accidental eye poke …read more

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Brendan Schaub: I hope Jeremy Stephens beats the f**k out of Yair Rodriguez

Brendan Schaub is rooting for Jeremy Stephens in the rematch with Yair Rodriguez.
On Wednesday, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto got word from UFC president Dana White that Stephens and Rodriguez will do …read more

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Jeremy Stephens holds no ‘ill will’ towards the Mexico City crowd after he was pelted with garbage

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After spending thousands of dollars and several weeks in Mexico, Jeremy Stephens left with a damaged eye and half his …read more

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Rodriguez vs. Stephens re-booked for UFC Boston

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Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will face each other again at UFC Boston later this year. After an eye-poke just 15-seconds into the fight ended …read more

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Rodriguez accuses Jeremy Stephens of ‘quitting’ after being hit with eye poke

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Yair Rodriguez has accused Jeremy Stephens of quitting at UFC Fight Night 159. Yair Rodriguez hasn’t exactly been apologetic to …read more

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens rebooked for UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston

The rematch between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens has been rebooked almost as quickly as their first fight ended.
Rodriguez and Stephens will make a second attempt at squaring off …read more

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Yair Rodriguez-Jeremy Stephens Rematch Targeted for UFC on ESPN 6 Co-Headliner

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will get to settle their unfinished business in Beantown. …read more

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens rematch set for UFC on ESPN 6 co-headliner

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Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will have the chance to settle their differences in just a few …read more

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Jeremy Stephens vs Yair Rodriguez re-booked for UFC Boston co-main event

Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez will run it back after their disappointing no-contest in their first fight. According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN citing UFC President Dana White, Stephens and …read more

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Rodriguez Vs Stephens Re-Booked For UFC Boston On Oct. 18

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wasted no time re-booking a Featherweight match up between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens, who will …read more

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens Re-booked For UFC Boston

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will run it back next month. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that Rodriguez vs. Stephens II will take place at UFC Boston. The featherweight bout will …read more

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Kenny Florian: Yair Rodriguez Acted In ‘Poor Taste’ At UFC Mexico City

Kenny Florian didn’t like Yair Rodriguez’s behavior at UFC Mexico City. This past Saturday night (Sept. 21), Rodriguez went one-on-one with Jeremy Stephens. The bout certainly didn’t live up to …read more

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Myles Jury thinks teammate Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez should ‘run it back as soon as possible’

DUBLIN — Myles Jury revealed that he already feels “at home” with Bellator ahead of his debut, claimed that he is relishing the opportunity to face someone of Ben Henderson’s …read more

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Yair Rodriguez accuses Jeremy Stephens of ‘quitting’

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens fought to a No Contest in the main event of this past weekend’s UFC Mexico City event. Rodriguez accidentally poked Stephens in the eye and …read more

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Check raise: Jeremy Stephens tells Yair Rodriguez 'run it back or get the (expletive) out of my way'

The tension between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez has not boiled down.
After their main event contest at this past Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 17 in Mexico City ended in a …read more

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Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens Trade Insults, Homophobic Slurs in Hotel Confrontation Video

It didn’t take long for video of the altercation between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens to surface. …read more

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Rodriguez Vs Stephens Hotel Scuffle Released

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens were expected to deliver a hard-hitting featherweight main event in the UFC Mexico City headliner last weekend on ESPN+. Instead, the fight was waved off …read more

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VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez nearly brawl at hotel, use anti-gay slurs

Yesterday, we heard all about a near-brawl between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. This confrontation was said to have occurred at the fighter hotel in Mexico City, shortly after the …read more

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Video surfaces of Jeremy Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez hotel lobby post-fight altercation


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The UFC Mexico City fight in the Octagon between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez was over before it ever really got started. But the altercation didn’t end there.
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UFC Mexico video: Jeremy Stephens shoves Yair Rodriguez at hotel

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Watch Jeremy Stephen’s physical confrontation with Yair Rodriguez after UFC Fight Night 159. Video footage has surfaced of Jeremy Stephens’ …read more

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Video emerges of Yair Rodriguez-Jeremy Stephens hotel confrontation after UFC Mexico City

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UFC veteran Jeremy Stephens predicted video would surface of his confrontation with Yair Rodriguez. Less than 24 hours later, he was proven right.
Video of the …read more

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Video emerges of Jeremy Stephens-Yair Rodriguez hotel altercation with gay slurs lobbed from each side

The hotel altercation between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez in Mexico City came to light Monday.
Tuesday, video of the incident surfaced that appears to back up much of what each …read more

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Jeremy Stephens buries Yair Rodriguez: ‘I’ve never been cut from the UFC for not taking fights’

Jeremy Stephens wants a rematch with Yair Rodriguez after their UFC Mexico showdown was derailed by an inadvertent eye poke.
“Let’s run it back,” Stephens told MMA Fighting. “That’s what I …read more

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UFC Mexico medical suspensions: Jeremy Stephens facing long sit

On Saturday, the UFC returned to our screens with the aptly titled UFC Mexico card out of Mexico City, Mexico.
The card was topped by a dynamite featherweight matchup between Yair …read more

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Stephens and Rodriguez had hotel altercation after UFC Mexico

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According to Jeremy Stephens, the tension with Yair Rodriguez stemming from UFC Mexico’s outcome spilled over in a hotel. Both …read more

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Jeremy Stephens needs doctor clearance to avoid long medical suspension

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Before Jeremy Stephens gets another crack at Yair Rodriguez – or whomever is the next – he needs an ophthalmologist to give the go-ahead.
Stephens …read more

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Jeremy Stephens details hotel altercation with Yair Rodriguez, lists events to have rematch soon

The UFC on ESPN+ 17 main event was called off in just 15 seconds, but the rivalry is far from over.
On Saturday night in Mexico City, Yair Rodriguez inadvertently ended …read more

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Jeremy Stephens, Yair Rodriguez Involved in Brief Altercation at Hotel Following UFC Mexico City

One day after their headlining bout at UFC Fight Night 159 in Mexico City ended in a disappointing no contest, Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez were involved in a minor …read more

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Jeremy Stephens details post-fight confrontation with Yair Rodriguez at hotel

Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens were supposed to fight in the main event of UFC Mexico last Saturday. Unfortunately, they barely got the chance.
Instead, Rodriguez inadvertently raked Stephens’ eye just …read more

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Video: UFC Commentator Brendan Fitzgerald Ducks For Cover in Mexico City

Fans who attended UFC Mexico City were frustrated with the outcome of the main event between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez, and their trash-throwing tantrum afterwards had play-by-play man Brendan …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: Don't doubt Jeremy Stephens' integrity

Ariel Helwani says that questioning Jeremy Stephens after he was unable to continue with his fight versus Yair Rodriguez following an eye poke is simply wrong. …read more

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VIDEO | Yair Rodriguez snaps on Michael Bisping at UFC Mexico

Yair Rodriguez was visibly upset after his bout with Jeremy Stephens was ruled a no-contest, and things only got worse when Michael Bisping attempted to calm him down.
‘El Pantera’ was …read more

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Costa blasts ‘shameful’ Jeremy Stephens for discontinuing after eye poke

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“Shameful. Stephens don’t deserve UFC”. Jeremy Stephens found himself on the receiving end of a fight-ending eye poke landed by Yair Rodriguez at UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens and others after UFC on ESPN+ 17?

After every event, fans wonder whom the fighters will be matched up with next.
And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 post-event facts: Where the Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens no contest ranks all time

The UFC made its return to return to Mexico City on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 17, which featured a 12-fight card from Mexico City Arena that streamed on ESPN+.
The …read more

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Rodriguez: ‘I know how it feels to have an eye closed and I still can fight’

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Yair Rodriguez speaks out about the disappointing ending of his UFC Mexico headliner fight against Jeremy Stephens. UFC Mexico’s headliner fight between Yair Rodriguez …read more

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Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens share differing stances on rematch after no contest

Jeremy Stephens is already chomping at the bit for a do-over of the UFC on ESPN+ 17 main event. Yair Rodriguez, however, doesn’t seem quite as keen.
After their anticipated featherweight …read more

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Some thoughts following the UFC Mexico City fiasco

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Referee Herb Dean handled Yair Rodriguez’s eye poke against Jeremy Stephens well. The Mexico City crowd did not. Yair Rodriguez …read more

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Video: Rodriguez Snaps At Bisping After UFC Mexico No Contest

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To say Yair Rodriguez was upset about how his main event fight with Jeremy Stephens went at UFC Mexico City would be an understatement. The fight was supposed …read more

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Paulo Costa blasts Jeremy Stephens for not continuing against Yair Rodriguez

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa put featherweight Jeremy Stephens on blast for not continuing to fight after getting accidentally poked in the eye by Yair Rodriguez in the main event …read more

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Yair Rodriguez says he gives Jeremy Stephens “the benefit of the doubt” for eye poke

UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez says he gives Jeremy Stephens “the benefit of a doubt” after an eye poked ended the UFC Mexico city main event.
Rodriguez spoke to reporters following …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Releases Statement From Hospital

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After a 15 second No Contest in Mexico City, Jeremy Stephens is bandaged up, mad, and ready to fight Yair Rodriguez again. UFC Fight Night 159 from Mexico …read more

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Jeremy Stephens to Yair Rodriguez: “Let’s run it back, motherf*cker”

Jeremy Stephens told Yair Rodriguez that he wants to run their fight back as soon as his eye is healed up following an eye poke at UFC Mexico City.
The main …read more

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Yair Rodriguez gives Jeremy Stephens ‘benefit of the doubt’ on eye poke, ‘sad’ how fight ended

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Yair Rodriguez was understandably upset following the end of his main event fight against Jeremy Stephens after an inadvertent eye-poke …read more

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UFC Mexico City: Rodriguez vs. Stephens - Winners and Losers

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A night of violence in Mexico City ended on a sour note when Jeremy Stephens was unable to continue, leaving most walking away …read more

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UFC Mexico recap: Rodriguez vs. Stephens ends in no contest

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A accidental eye poke from Yair Rodriguez meant his fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Mexico ended in a no-contest. The main event of UFC …read more

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Jeremy Stephens reports ‘deep scratch’ of eye, requests rematch with Yair Rodriguez

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Jeremy Stephens said he suffered a “deep scratch” and “deep bruise” of his left eye during his ill-fated UFC Mexico City headliner against Yair Rodriguez. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens responds to Yair Rodriguez suggesting eye injury is fake, doesn't mince words

Yair Rodriguez’s response to the way his fight with Jeremy Stephens ended Saturday night has been curious, to say the least.
After all, Rodriguez was the one who clearly reached forward …read more

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Eye poke ends UFC bout seconds in; fans erupt

Saturday’s UFC main event between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens lasted only 15 seconds and was ruled a no contest when Stephens could not continue due to an accidental eye …read more

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Yair Rodriguez says he gives Jeremy Stephens benefit of doubt, but questions if eye poke 'was a lie'

MEXICO CITY – Yair Rodriguez stopped short of accusing Jeremy Stephens of faking an injury in their UFC on ESPN+ 17 main event. However, his post-fight comments weren’t difficult to …read more

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Five Rounds: Rodriguez-Stephens ruled a no-contest. Why?

The UFC Mexico City main event finish between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens turned an entertaining evening into a tumultuous one. What happened? …read more

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Stephens unable to open eye in locker room after eye poke from Rodriguez

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According to ESPN’s Heidi Androl, Jeremy Stephens remained unable to open his eye in the locker room after being accidentally poked by Yair Rodriguez in …read more

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Watch angry UFC Mexico City fans pelt Jeremy Stephens with stuff as he leaves arena floor

As if his night couldn’t get any worse, a half-blind Jeremy Stephens was pelted with drinks, food and who knows what else as he exited octagon at Mexico City Arena …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 gets ugly following Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens no contest

The scene at UFC on ESPN+ 17 turned ugly on Saturday in Mexico City following a no contest decision in the night’s main event.
Almost as soon as the headlining …read more

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Video: Fans throw beer and popcorn at Stephens after UFC Mexico

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Mexican fans didn’t appreciate the uneventful outcome of the UFC Mexico headliner between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. UFC Mexico’s headliner fight between Yair Rodriguez …read more

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UFC Mexico City video: Jeremy Stephens pelted with trash as he was rushed out of arena

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Jeremy Stephens might not be booking a return trip to Mexico City any time soon.
On Saturday night after suffering an eye poke that caused the …read more

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UFC Mexico Bonuses! Peterson Banks $50K For Spinning Backfist KO

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Despite the main event between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens that ended in a 15-second eye poke, UFC Fight Night 159 still delivered plenty of …read more

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Eye poke ends Rodriguez-Stephens in 15 seconds

Saturday’s UFC main event between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens lasted only 15 seconds and was ruled a no contest when Stephens could not continue due to an accidental eye …read more

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Pros react to Rodriguez vs. Stephens eye poke no contest

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Yair Rodriguez poked Jeremy Stephens in the eye early into UFC Mexico’s main event, rendering ‘Lil’ Heathen’ unable to continue in the fight. On Twitter, …read more

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UFC Mexico results: Rodriguez-Stephens ends in 15-second NC

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An unfortunate foul by Yair Rodriguez resulted in a 15-second no contest with Jeremy Stephens in the UFC Mexico main …read more

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