Two of the UFC’s most popular Mexican fighters are getting their chance to shine on the poster for UFC Mexico City.
Yair Rodriguez and Alexa Grasso are featured prominently on the promotional material for the Sept. 21 event, which takes place at Arena Ciudad de Mexico.
Tenemos póster oficial para #UFCMéxico @panteraufc VS @LiLHeathenMMA en la @ArenaCdMexico— UFC Español (@UFCEspanol) August 9, 2019
Boletos ya a la venta en @SuperboletosMx https://t.co/jTkNmJQXfH pic.twitter.com/AWT1kh9hZt
Looking to follow-up on a spectacular last-second KO of Chan Sung Jung last November, Rodriguez now faces 30-fight UFC veteran Jeremy Stephens in the UFC Mexico City featherweight main event.
Grasso will also be looking for back-to-back wins when she takes on former strawweight champion Carla Esparza.
The UFC Mexico City main card will air live on the ESPN+ streaming service. See the updated lineup below (bout order to be determined):
Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens
Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso
Sijara Eubanks vs. Bethe Correia
Marion Reneau vs. Irene Aldana
Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov
Jose Quinonez vs. Carlos Huachin
Vinicius Moreira vs. Paul Craig
Martin Bravo vs. Steven Peterson
Marco Polo Reyes vs. Kyle Nelson
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