UFC Fight Night 159 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 159 takes place this coming Saturday night, 22nd September in Mexico City and you can check out the full fight card below.

In the main event, Mexican star Yair Rodriguez returns for the first time since his stellar last gasp knockout of The Korean Zombie to fight Jeremy Stephens.

Former strawweight champion Carla Esparza features in the co-main event opposite Alexa Grasso, who is coming off her biggest UFC win to date against Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

Mexico’s own Brandon Moreno also fight on the main card against the debuting Askar Askarov, who is so 10-0 in his career to date.

Another Mexican fighter Irene Aldana is also on-board to fight a newcomer in Vanessa Melo, who is on a four-fight winning streak while competing in her native Brazil.

Opening up the main card will be former TUF Latin America season 3 winner Martin Bravo, who seeks to shake off back-to-back losses against Steven Peterson.

Check out the full UFC Fight Night 159 fight card below.

Main Card

Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens
Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso
Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov
Irene Aldana vs. Vanessa Melo
Martin Bravo vs. Steven Peterson


Jose Alberto Quinonez vs. Carlos Huachin
Marco Polo Reyes vs. Kyle Nelson
Ariane Carnelossi vs. Angela Hill
Sergio Pettis vs. Tyson Nam
Vinicius Moreira vs. Paul Craig
Sijara Eubanks vs. Bethe Correia
Claudio Puelles vs. Marcos Rosa Mariano

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