Sep 21 2019
Saturday

Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Jeremy Stephens
Stephens
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12-2-0
NC
NC
28-16-0

The tape

31
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOSDKO
Form
UDKOKOKOUD
12
Wins
28
4
By KO
19
33
KO%
68
3
By SUB
2
25
SUB%
7
2
Loses
16
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2005
14
Bouts
44
35
Rounds
98
2 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 58 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Yair Rodriguez vs Jeremy Stephens report

Who won Rodriguez vs Stephens?

The fight between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens finished in a no contest at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on Saturday 21st September 2019.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Rodriguez vs Stephens stats

Yair Rodriguez stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Jeremy Stephens made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Yair Rodriguez's UFC record stood at 10-4-0, while Jeremy Stephens' came in at 15-18-0.

The stats suggested Stephens had a massive power advantage over Rodriguez, boasting a 68% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodriguez had an advantage over Stephens, with a 25% submission rate over Stephens' 7%.

Yair Rodriguez was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Rodriguez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stephens. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Rodriguez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 years and 8 months later than Stephens, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 62 to Stephens' 113.

Rodriguez vs Stephens form

Jeremy Stephens had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Calvin Kattar at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

Before that, he had been defeated by Jose Aldo at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.

He had won against Josh Emmett at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Activity check

Rodriguez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Stephens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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