Daniel Rodriguez is returning to the Octagon a month after being concerned in one of the crucial chaotic weeks in UFC historical past.
MMA Island reviews Rodriguez and Neil Magny have joined the line-up of UFC Vegas 62, the upcoming UFC Struggle Evening scheduled for Oct. 15 on the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
Initially scheduled to combat Kevin Holland at UFC 279, Rodriguez would share the Octagon with Jingliang Li after the pay-per-view occasion was reshuffled on 24 hours’ discover. ‘D-Rod’ went on to defeat the ‘Leech’ through controversial break up choice. The 35-year-old is now on a four-fight win streak.
Rodriguez provided a rematch to Li, however which will have to attend till after Magny. The ‘Haitian Sensation’ not too long ago suffered a second-round submission loss to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Vegas 57 this previous June. Previous to that, Magny was on a two-fight win streak that noticed him earn choices over Geoff Neal and Max Griffin.
Magny and Rodriguez are ranked at No. 13 and No. 14 within the division, respectively.
UFC Vegas 62 is headlined by a flyweight combat between Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araújo. Different featured fights embody Cub Swanson vs. Jonathan Martinez, Brandon Royval vs. Askar Askarov and Misha Cirkunov vs. Alonzo Menifield.
The road-up is as follows (in no official order):
- Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araújo
- Brandon Royval vs. Askar Askarov
- Cub Swanson vs. Jonathan Martinez
- Misha Cirkunov vs. Alonzo Menifield
- Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Victor Henry
- Tatsuro Taira vs. CJ Vergara
- Jacob Malkoun vs. Nick Maximov
- Duško Todorović vs. Jordan Wright
- Sam Hughes vs. Piera Rodríguez
- Melsik Baghdasaryan vs Joanderson Brito
- Brandon Davis vs. Mana Martinez
- Mike Jackson vs. Pete Rodriguez
Keep tuned to Bloody Elbow for updates on the occasion as they change into out there within the coming weeks.