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Christian Rodriguez

Featherweight Division

7-1-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

1

Wins by Decision

Christian Rodriguez

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Info

Learn more about Christian Rodriguez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Chicago, United States
Trains at
Rofusport MMA Academy
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
24
Height
67.00
Weight
146.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 19, 2022
Reach
71.50
Leg reach
36.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2019
     
  • Three wins by KO, three by submission (RNC, armbar, undisclosed submission)
     
  • 1-0 with one first-round submission since DWCS bout (1/15/22)
     
  • Four first-round finishes

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) Rodriguez lost a three round unanimous decision to Jonathan Pearce

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5
Episode seven
(10/12/21) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Reyes Cortez

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Started training at 14. I was getting bullied as a kid, so I started training for self-defense but fell in love with the sport.  
Do you have any heroes? Both of my parents are my heroes - I owe everything to them. I wouldn’t be where I am without them. 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean everything to me. It’s a dream I’ve been pursuing since I was a kid.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Went to college for radiology for two years but haven’t finished 
What was your job before you started fighting? Burying internet lines for an internet company with my dad. 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ
Favorite Striking technique: Head kick