UFC Vegas 48: Who is Christian Rodriguez?

Christian Rodriguez stepped onto the biggest stage of his career.

UFC continues to build its prospect system and that’s what it’s all about UFC Vegas 48. Main features of the event Johnny Walker participate Jamahal Hill in a fight that will help shape the future of light weight. Christian Rodriguez is another prospect fighting on the cards, as he makes his UFC debut.

Rodriguez is familiar with the bright lights of mixed martial arts. With just seven fights on his professional record, he’s competed for some of the industry’s biggest mainstream and regional commercials.

His professional debut was against Jose Leon at Bellator 221, where he received a submission in the final moments of the first round. From there, he competed in the LFA and CFFC, all before appearing on the Dana White Contender Series in 2021. In that fight, he pitted Reyes Cortez Jr in a three-round, single-match match to go the distance in his career.

Rodriguez carries an unbeaten record 7-0 into this game and is entering the fight shortly to replace Austin Lingo, who was dropped following an undisclosed injury.

Jonathan Pearce boasts twice as much experience as Rodriguez

UFC veteran Jonathan Pearce is set to welcome Rodriguez to the Octagon. Pearce is on a two-fight winning streak, with his most recent debut coming at UFC 266 where he defeated Omar Morales by submission in the second round. Pearce has twice the professional experience of Rodriguez, including experience in the Battle of Valor, the Battle of the Shogun, and the Bellator. His professional record is 11-4, including a 2-1 tenure in the UFC and a Contender Series fight back in 2019.

UFC Vegas 48 takes place on Saturday, February 19, 2022, live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided MMA, who’s on the site, for all your news and highlights.

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