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Monday, Jan 16, 2017

UFC FN 103: Yair Rodriguez Takes Out BJ Penn in Comeback Fight

Yair Rodriguez (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

As many pundits and observers predicted would be the case, rising featherweight Yair Rodriguez proved to be too much for the legendary BJ Penn at UFC Fight Night 103.

Rodriguez kept Penn on the defensive with a steady stream of kicks in the opening round, and not long into round two, he floored the decorated fighter with a front kick. Rodriguez fired down punches from above, and as Penn attempted to recover, the bout was stopped. The latter was fighting for the first time since 2014.

Here are the results for UFC FN 103, which took place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Yair Rodriguez def. B.J. Penn via TKO (punches) R2, 0:24

Joe Lauzon def. Marcin Held via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Ben Saunders def. Court McGee via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Sergio Pettis def. John Moraga via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Drakkar Klose def. Devin Powell via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Augusto Mendes def. Frankie Saenz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Aleksei Oleinik def. Viktor Pesta via submission (Ezekiel choke) R1, 2:57

Tony Martin def. Alex White via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Nina Ansaroff def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger via submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 3:39

Walt Harris def. Chase Sherman via knockout (punches) R2, 2:41

Joachim Christensen def. Bojan Mihajlovic via TKO (punches) R3, 2:05

Cyril Asker def. Dmitrii Smoliakov via TKO (punches) R1, 2:41


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posted by FCF Staff @ 12:27 am
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