Wednesday, December 2, 2020

UFC: Yair Rodriguez Confirms UFC Comeback

More from author

Matrix Fight Night 5: Two exciting fights announced for MFN 5!

The much-anticipated Matrix Fight Night (MFN) 5 is finally announced to take place in December. The details are yet to be revealed by the...

UFC News: Tony Ferguson supports Jon Jones in MMA GOAT debate against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has shown his support behind Jon Jones being the 'GOAT' of the sport rather than Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC...

UFC News: Jon Jones not happy with ‘GOAT’ praise for Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 254 featured a fight for lightweight royalty as dominant undefeated champ Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov took on interim champ Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje. Gaethje...

UFC News: Anderson Silva confirms that Uriah Hall will his last fight!

UFC legend Anderson Silva confirmed that his upcoming middleweight fight against Uriah Hall will be the last fight of his illustrious career. 'The Spider' is...
- Advertisement -

Few weeks ago Featherweight prospect Yair ‘El Pantera’ Rodriguez had his back against the wall being released from the UFC. According to Dana White, the decision to release Rodriguez was a result of him turning down fights against prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov and veteran Ricardo Lamas, despite being inactive for a year.

UFC: Yair Rodriguez Confirms UFC Comeback - Yair Rodriguez
(PC- Twitter)

However recently ESPN’s Brett Okamoto disclosed that UFC have renegotiated their terms with Rodriguez and Rodriguez vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov is now ‘verbally’ agreed to for UFC 228 in September. (via Twitter):

Earlier today, Rodriguez took to Twitter to confirm the good news. (via Twitter):

“I address to all my fans, friends and family for always been supportive of my career. As well I’ll like to thank all of those companies showing interest on my persona and work. – Sean Shelby and I have a friend in common, Mario Delgado, he was the connection between us. He set up a meeting between Sean & I, where we had a friendly conversation during lunch on Friday. We got into the interview realization that what happened was a big miscommunication and bad timing.

“After the conversation I’m happy to know that the UFC & I are in the best terms ever and now I’m back in track to chase my dream of become a UFC champion.

“Zabit Magomedsharipov, see you September 8th in Las Vegas . Respectfully: Yair Rodriguez. Viva Mexico !”

Read also:

UFC: Yair Rodriguez opens up about abrupt departure from UFC

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at

- Advertisement -
UFC: Yair Rodriguez Confirms UFC Comeback - Yair Rodriguez

Related articles

- Advertisement - UFC: Yair Rodriguez Confirms UFC Comeback - Yair Rodriguez