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UFC on ESPN+ 17: Rodriguez vs. Stephens

UFC on ESPN+ 17
  • Saturday 09.21.2019 at 05:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: ESPN+
  • Name: UFC on ESPN+ 17: Rodriguez vs. Stephens
  • Also Known As: UFC Fight Night Mexico City
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Brendan Fitzgerald, Michael Bisping
  • Ring Announcer: Joe Martinez
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Michael Bisping
  • Attendance: 10,112
  • MMA Bouts: 12
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Fight of the Night
    Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Martín Bravo vs. Steven Peterson   |   $50,000 bonus to Peterson
  • Performance of the Night
    Vinicius Moreira vs. Paul Craig   |   $50,000 bonus to Craig

Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Rodriguez vs. Stephens (12)Bravo vs. Peterson (8)Pettis vs. Nam (4)
  • Jason Herzog
    Esparza vs. Grasso (11)Reyes vs. Nelson (6)Eubanks vs. Correia (2)
  • Dan Miragliotta
    Askarov vs. Moreno (10)Quiñonez vs. Huachin (7)Moreira vs. Craig (3)
  • Fernando Salas Navarro
    Aldana vs. Melo (9)Hill vs. Carnelossi (5)Puelles vs. Mariano (1)

Event Discussion

Adrian99
Adrian99

09.22.2019 | 12:17 PM ET

yo i swear Bisping was literally 2 seconds away from ***** slapping Yair all the way back to Chihuahua or wherever his tantrum throwing ass is from
Jakey1988
Jakey1988

09.22.2019 | 1:40 PM ET

Thank god for karate combat . that ufc sucked

One of the worst in some time the co main was ******  awesome as ****..but another Sergei k.vs matt m. Happened :/ hope they have a rematch in Mexico city. And. What about that karate combat last night ? Good **** ..so glad i rememberd ut so under promoted
Jakey1988
Jakey1988

09.22.2019 | 1:41 PM ET

Thank god for karate combat . that ufc sucked

One of the worst in some time the co main was ******  awesome as ****..but another Sergei k.vs matt m. Happened :/ hope they have a rematch in Mexico city. And What about that karate combat last night ? Good **** ..so glad i rememberd it so under promoted

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