‘T-city’, number two in the rankings and former challenger for the featherweight title, had not been in a ring since September last year and accumulated his third defeat as a professional, the second in a row.
The Mexican mixed martial arts fighter, Yair Rodríguez, defeated this Saturday his compatriot Brian Ortega in a featherweight fight in the main event of the UFC on ABC 3 event in Long Island, in New York.
Rodríguez took the victory by technical knockout in the first round, after Ortega was unable to continue due to a shoulder injury during a grab on the mat. Ortega dislocated it while escaping a submission.
‘T-city’, number two in the rankings and former title challenger, had not been in a ring since September of last year and accumulated his third defeat as a professional, the second in a row, in a total of 15 fights.
Meanwhile, ‘El Pantera’ (14-3) triumphs again after falling November against Max Holloway by unanimous decision and remains in the race for the belt of the category.