On Sunday January 15th, BJ Penn will return after a two and a half year layoff to face a young and rising star in Yair Rodriguez. BJ is coming off 3 straight losses to Frankie Edgar, Rory MacDonald and Nick Diaz, but plans to end that streak and achieve that taste of victory once again. Yair Rodriguez is no easy fight though, as he is 9-1 overall and currently riding a 7 fight win streak. While BJ is looking to redeem himself and prove he is still the dominate fighter he was in the past, Yair is looking to beat a living legend and progress himself into stardom.
Here is how Yair Rodriguez vs. BJ Penn stack up according the the statistical numbers.
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