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Latest UFC Fight Night 159 fight card, rumors for ‘Rodriguez vs Stephens’ on ESPN+ on Sept. 21 in Mexico City

UFC featherweight contenders Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens will throw hands in a 145-pound battle of finesse vs. power in the UFC Mexico City main event on ESPN+ (sign up here). Elsewhere on the card, former 115-pound champion, Carla Esparza, returns to action opposite strawweight standout Alexa Grasso.


Event: UFC Fight Night 159 (UFC on ESPN+ 17) “Rodriguez vs. Stephens”
Date: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Location: Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City
Broadcast: ESPN+

UFC Fight Night 159 Main Event on ESPN+:

145 lbs.: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens

UFC Fight Night 159 Main Card on ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):

115 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso
125 lbs.: Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov
135 lbs.: Irene Aldana vs. Vanessa Melo
145 lbs.: Martin Bravo vs. Steven Peterson

UFC Fight Night 159 Prelims Card on ESPN+ (5 p.m. ET):

135 lbs.: Jose Quinonez vs. Carlos Huachin
145 lbs.: Kyle Nelson vs. Marco Polo Reyes
115 lbs.: Angela Hill vs. Ariane Carnelossi
125 lbs.: Sergio Pettis vs. Tyson Nam
205 lbs.: Paul Craig vs. Vinicius Moreira
135 lbs.: Sijara Eubanks vs. Bethe Correia
155 lbs.: Marcos Mariano vs. Claudio Puelles

*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.

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