Yair Rodriguez vs. Brian Ortega full fight video highlights and results

In the co-main event of UFC Mexico City last night, Brian Ortega secured a remarkable victory via submission in the third round. Despite facing adversity in the opening round, where he was knocked down by a powerful punch, ‘T-City,’ demonstrated resilience and determination. He shifted the momentum in his favor in the second round through aggressive forward pressure and grappling.

However, it was in the third round where Ortega showcased his dominance. He swiftly took the fight to the ground early in the round and efficiently executed an arm triangle choke, leading to a submission victory. The bout concluded at 0:58 of Round 3.


Main Card:

  • Brandon Royval def. Brandon Moreno via split decision (48-47, 46-49, 48-47)
  • Brian Ortega def. Yair Rodriguez via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 0:58 of Round 3
  • Daniel Zellhuber def. Francisco Prado via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios*
  • Yazmin Jauregui def. Sam Hughes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Manuel Torres def. Chris Duncan via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:46 of Round 1

Preliminary Card:

  • Raoni Barcelos def. Cristian Quinonez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:04 of Round 3
  • Jesus Aguilar def. Mateus Mendonca via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Edgar Chairez def. Daniel Lacerda via submission (triangle choke) at 2:17 of Round 1
  • Fares Ziam def. Claudio Puelles via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Ronaldo Rodriguez def. Denys Bondar via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:59 of Round 2
  • Felipe dos Santos def. Victor Altamirano via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Muhammad Naimov def. Erik Silva via TKO (injury) at 0:44 of Round 1
  • *Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios has been cancelled after Rosas Jr. fell ill on fight night

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