Five Biggest Takeaways From UFC 197

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USATSI_9266118_168382968_lowres4. Yair Rodriguez Is The Real Deal

Rodriguez looked absolutely phenomenal Saturday night, knocking out Andre Fili with a jumping switch kick that tore the roof off the arena. If Rodriguez can continue to improve under the Jackson-Wink camp, there’s no telling what he can do.

The former The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Latin America Winner and Taekwondo black belt now rides a five-fight win streak, and is looking for a huge step up in competition following his win. “El Pantera” has all the tools to be a serious contender in the featherweight division and maybe even one day a champion.

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