UFC Boston Weigh-ins: Watch Yair Rodriguez & Jeremy Stephens Have Lengthy Faceoff Ahead of Grudge Match
Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez are booked for a highly anticipated grudge match tomorrow, and the featherweight contenders, not surprisingly, had a lengthy faceoff today at the weigh-ins
The rivalry between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez has only been growing since their disappointing fight last month, and that was evident today at the ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC Boston.
Rodriguez – Stephens 1
The featherweights were booked to fight in the main event of UFC Mexico City last month. But, the fight was called off at the 15 second mark, after Stephens took an eye poke and was ruled ineligible to continue. Rodriguez, however, questioned whether “Lil’ Heathen” could have in fact continued, and that didn’t go over well with Stephens. Case in point, the two had a brief incident / scuffle in a hotel lobby the next day.
Well, the now rivals are set to battle in the co-headliner of UFC Boston tomorrow. As you can see by watching the vids below, there’s no shortage of tension between the two as the fight nears.
It’s personal this time!! 🔥🔥
— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) October 17, 2019
Staring DAGGERS into each other.
— UFC (@ufc) October 17, 2019
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You can check out the official weigh-in results for UFC Boston here.