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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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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 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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Video: Jeremy Stephens would go up in weight for ‘BMF’ title, ‘You gotta get me in that motherf**ker’

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BOSTON — At media day for UFC on ESPN 6, Jeremy Stephens talks about having a quick turnaround for Yair Rodriguez rematch, training with Tony Ferguson, wanting …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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Jeremy Stephens To Yair Rodriguez: ‘If He Don’t Die, It Don’t Count’

Jeremy Stephens has some bad intentions for Yair Rodriguez in the co-main event of UFC Boston on Friday. It is the rematch of their UFC Mexico City main event that …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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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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UFC Boston: Jeremy Stephens unloads on Yair Rodriguez before rematch 

BOSTON – Jeremy Stephens spared no expletives in advance of his rematch with Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 6. He repeatedly cursed the Mexican fighter and even brought his …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 1:46 am By
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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 On Yair Rodriguez Rematch: Sweet Dreams To This Kid

Jeremy Stephens is confident he will knock out Yair Rodriguez at UFC Boston. The two of them fought in the main event of UFC Mexico City where the fight ended …read more

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Jeremy Stephens: Three-round rematch vs. Yair Rodriguez means 'everything's going to be swinging to put the lights out'

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The grudge rematch between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez has found a new location, and Stephens says …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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Level Change Podcast: Stephens-Rodriguez 2, UFC Copenhagen, Bellator

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Episode 39 discussion: Jeremey Stephens and Yair Rodriguez have heated hotel confrontation, Coach Kavanagh wants Conor’s return fight to be against Frankie …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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Jeremy Stephens Isn’t Mad At UFC Mexico City Crowd

Jeremy Stephens holds no ill will towards the UFC Mexico City crowd for their antics. This past Saturday night (Sept. 21), Stephens and Yair Rodriguez shared the Octagon. While fans …read more

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Kenny Florian says Yair Rodriguez’ actions at UFC Mexico were in poor taste

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“Dude, it was a 15-second fight. You scratched the guy, the fight was over. What are you cheering for?” …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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Kenny Florian Criticizes Yair Rodriguez's Post-Fight Behavior at UFC Mexico

Analyst and former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challenger Kenny Florian has criticized the way Yair Rodriguez “incited” the crowd at UFC Mexico City last Saturday after the brief and controversial …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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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 2 booked for UFC Boston

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Jeremy Stephens has gotten his wish.
After an inadvertent eyepoke ended UFC Mexico’s headliner between Stephens and Yair Rodriguez, the …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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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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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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Jeremy Stephens Avoids ‘Major’ Damage To His Eye At UFC Mexico City

Jeremy Stephens is expected to get back on the horse after suffering an eye injury at UFC Mexico City. Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez headlined UFC Mexico City this past Saturday …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Video Surfaces Of Jeremy Stephens Shoving Yair Rodriguez In Hotel

Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez both claimed they got involved in a scuffle following UFC Mexico City and video has surfaced to prove it. The UFC Mexico City main event …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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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 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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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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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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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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UFC Mexico City Medicals: Jeremy Stephens Requires Clearance for Corneal Abrasion

Jeremy Stephens is confident he’ll be able to run it back against Yair Rodriguez before the end of the year, but he’ll have to be cleared before than can even …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 unleashes on Yair Rodriguez, doesn’t expect him to accept rematch 

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Jeremy Stephens had no ill will towards Yair Rodriguez after their fight ended in a no-contest following an inadvertent eye …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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Stephens Shoves Rodriguez During Hotel Run-In

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Jeremy Stephens was the recipient of an unfortunate eye poke courtesy of Yair Rodriguez last Sat. night (Sept. 21, 2019), forcing a quick end to …read more

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Jeremy Stephens & Yair Rodriguez Detail Scuffle Following UFC Mexico City

Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez were involved in a brief scuffle following UFC Mexico City. Stephens vs. Rodriguez ended in just 15 seconds as “El Pantera’s” fingers swiped the eye …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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Stephens, Rodriguez have scuffle after UFC fight

Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez got into a minor scuffle Sunday, one day after their UFC main event ended in messy fashion. …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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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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Jeremy Stephens Calls for Rematch with Yair Rodriguez: ‘Let’s Run It Back Motherf---er’

Jeremy Stephens didn’t have time to show off all the altitude training he did in preparation for his bout with Yair Rodriguez in Mexico City on Saturday night. …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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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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Stephens says he suffered ‘deep scratch’ and ‘deep bruise’ on eye

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Jeremy Stephens wants to “run it back” with Yair Rodriguez. After getting badly poked in the eye and having his …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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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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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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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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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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Coach gives update on Jeremy Stephens eye after UFC Mexico City

The main event of UFC Mexico City saw a pivotal featherweight clash. There, Yair Rodriguez was fighting in his home country taking on American Jeremy Stephens. The fight was expected …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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UFC Mexico Bonuses! Peterson Banks $50K For Spinning Backfist KO

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

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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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VIDEO | UFC Fans in Mexico City throw beer and popcorn at Jeremy Stephens

It looked like a riot was about to breakout following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC Mexico headliner between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez.
The highly anticipated featherweight main event ended after …read more

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Fans litter Octagon after Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens ends early following eye poke

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC’s return to Mexico City ended in disaster on Saturday night.
The main event came to a close after Yair Rodriguez caught Jeremy Stephens with …read more

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Twitter reacts to Yair Rodriguez's eye poke, no contest vs. Jeremy Stephens at UFC on ESPN+ 17

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Yair Rodriguez experienced disappointment in his home country on Saturday when his fight with Jeremy Stephens in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 17 results: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens eye poke results in no contest

The UFC on ESPN+ 17 main event between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens ended before it could even get started on Saturday in Mexico.
On the opening exchange, Rodriguez reached …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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Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens Ends in No Contest at UFC Mexico City

Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens wasn’t what many fans had hoped to see at UFC Mexico City. The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (September 21, …read more

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

A key featherweight bout between perennial contenders Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens headlined tonight’s UFC Mexico event.
Yair Rodriguez was returning to action for the first time since November of 2018, …read more

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UFC Mexico Results: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens ends in a no-contest

A key featherweight bout between perennial contenders Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens headlines tonight’s UFC Mexico event.
Yair Rodriguez was last seen in action in November of 2018, where he scored …read more

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UFC Mexico City live blog: Rodriguez vs. Stephens

Jeremy Stephens (pictured) fights Yair Rodriguez in the UFC Mexico City featherweight main event Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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UFC Mexico Results and Highlights

The Octagon heads south of the border tonight for UFC Mexico, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by a featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez.
Yair Rodriguez was last seen …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens live results and recaps

Follow along with Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card in Mexico City, headlined by a clash of top featherweights, Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens live results and PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Mexico City, which features featherweights Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens in the main event. Join us today …read more

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UFC ‘Mexico City’ Clash: ‘Pantera’ Vs. ‘Lil’ Heathen!’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight strikers Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will clash TONIGHT (Sept. 21, 2019) at UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Mexico: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens Toe-to-Toe Preview

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Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens for UFC Mexico City, and everything you don’t about molletes. …read more

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UFC Mexico odds: Rodriguez vs. Stephens line tightens further

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Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s UFC Mexico City event, where Jeremy Stephens is now more favored than Yair Rodriguez in the …read more

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UFC Mexico City predictions

Yair Rodriguez (pictured) fights Jeremy Stephens in the featherweight main event of UFC Mexico City on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Both 26 years old, Yair Rodriguez and …read more

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Jeremy Stephens plans to ’embarrass’ Yair Rodríguez in UFC on ESPN+ 17 main event

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Featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez headline Saturdays UFC on ESPN+ 17 fight card in Mexico City, Mexico. Stephens has strong ties to Mexico, but travels into …read more

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Kenny Florian Picks Jeremy Stephens To Stop Yair Rodriguez

Kenny Florian believes Jeremy Stephens will emerge victorious at UFC Mexico City (see weigh-in results here). Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez is set to headline UFC Mexico City tomorrow night (Sept. …read more

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