Rodriguez vs Stephens UFC Fight Night 159 UFC Mexico City

The clash between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens is all set to be the highlight of the night when it comes to UFC Fight Night 159, a.k.a. UFC Mexico City! The hometown hero, Rodriguez, is all set to face off against Stephens in the featherweight division. He has a 2″ height advantage over his opponent, while also being younger by six years – he’s more athletic.

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Let us take a closer look at this card and see what to expect from the main event, as well as what the other matches are looking like. We also take a look at the date and time for the event.

UFC Fight Night 159 Time and Date

UFC’s latest Fight Night will air on ESPN+ on the 21st of September. Fans can watch it directly on ESPN+ if they have a subscription. The show will take place in just five days from now – and will feature Yair Rodriguez vs Jeremy Stephens in its main event.

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The preliminary card will begin airing at 5 PM ET while the main card will begin at 8 PM ET. Depending on where you are, you can adjust your timing so that you do not miss this event. For convenience, 8 PM ET is 12 AM GMT.

UFC Mexico City: Full Card

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There’s more to it than just Rodriguez vs Stephens. Here’s a closer look:

  • Main Event: Featherweight Bout between Yair Rodriguez vs Jeremy Stephens
  • Co-Main Event: Women’s Strawweight: Carla Esparza vs Alexa Grasso
  • Flyweight: Brandon Moreno vs Askar Askarov
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Irene Aldana vs Vanessa Melo
  • Featherweight: Martin Bravo vs Steven Peterson