LAS VEGAS — Yair Rodriguez, the current UFC interim featherweight champion, recently addressed the media to discuss his upcoming title fight against Alexander Volkanovski. Set as the main event for UFC 290, Rodriguez shared his thoughts on various topics, such as being part of the same card as fellow Mexican champion Brandon Moreno, the growing popularity of MMA in Mexico, Volkanovski’s position among the most challenging opponents he has faced, his remarkable journey from being a prospect on The Ultimate Fighter to becoming the leading contender in the featherweight division, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC title fight
What is Yair Rodriguez previewing?
Yair Rodriguez is previewing his upcoming title fight against Alexander Volkanovski in the main event of UFC 290.
Who else is Yair Rodriguez talking about?
Yair Rodriguez discusses fellow Mexican champion Brandon Moreno, the rise of MMA in Mexico, and his own journey from The Ultimate Fighter prospect to the top of the featherweight division.
What is the significance of being on the same card as Brandon Moreno?
Being on the same card as Brandon Moreno is meaningful for Yair Rodriguez as they both represent Mexico and showcase the country’s talent in the UFC.
How does Yair Rodriguez view Alexander Volkanovski as an opponent?
Yair Rodriguez recognizes Alexander Volkanovski as one of the toughest tests of his career and acknowledges his skill and standing within the featherweight division.
What are some of the topics covered in Yair Rodriguez’s media talk?
Yair Rodriguez discusses the rise of MMA in Mexico, his journey from The Ultimate Fighter to the top of the featherweight division, and his upcoming unification bout against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 290.