The first UFC card of 2017 sees UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn return to the Octagon after a two and a half year absence against prospect Yair Rodriguez. ‘The Prodigy’ is looking to snap a
“The Prodigy” is looking to snap a three-fight losing skid, while Rodriguez is looking to break the top 10 of the Featherweight division.
In the co-main of the evening Joe Lauzon is looking to pick up yet another fight night bonus against Marcin Held who is looking for his first win under the UFC banner after a disappointing loss to Diego Sanchez.
The rest of the main card is made up of Ben Saunders looking to kickstart his return to the UFC with a win over Court McGee and elsewhere, Sergio Pettis is looking to crack the top 10 of the Flyweight division with a win over John Moraga.
Main Card: (BT Sport 2, 3AM)
BJ Penn v Yair Rodriguez
Joe Lauzon v Marcin Held
Court McGee v Ben Saunders
John Moraga v Sergio Pettis
Prelims: (BT Sport 2, 1AM)
Frankie Saenz v Augusto Mendes
Oleksiy Oliynyk v Viktor Pesta
Alex White v Tony Martin
Walt Harris v Chase Sherman
UFC Fight Pass Prelims: (UFC Fight Pass, 23:15PM)
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Nina Ansaroff
Devin Powell vs. Drakkar Klose
Joachim Christensen vs. Bojan Mihajlović
Dmitri Smoliakov vs. Cyril Asker