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UFC Fight Night 92 fight card: Yair Rodriguez vs Alex Caceres full fight preview

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Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres will square off TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 6, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 92 inside Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. In a match up of flashy kickboxers, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight kickboxers Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres will clash TONIGHT (Aug. 6, 2016) at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rodriguez is unbeaten inside the Octagon and has looked better in each performance. In just four fights, “Pantera” has made a name for himself in impressive fashion, and the Mexican fighter will look to capitalize on that hype tonight. Caceres also has the reputation of flashy kicker, though he’s been less consistent inside the cage. That said, Caceres has looked better than ever since moving back up to 145 pounds, so this could be a very big night for him.

Let’s take a closer look at the keys to victory for both athletes:

Yair Rodriguez
Record: 7-1
Key Wins: Andre Fili (UFC 197), Charles Rosa (UFC 188), Dan Hooker (UFC 192)
Key Losses: None
Keys to Victory: Rodriguez is a devastating kicker with some sneaky grappling skill as well. When allowed to work his game, Rodriguez punishes his opponent with a variety of kicking techniques.

For the first time in a long time, Rodriguez is faced with an opponent who isn’t likely to try and pressure inside or take him down. Caceres may — and probably should — try to switch it up a bit, but it’s not his strength.

“Pantera” should be able to let loose … even more than usual.

Really, the main concern for Rodriguez should be his conditioning. This is his first five round fight, and Salt Lake City is well-above sea level.

Of course, a quick knockout would be ideal, ….View full article

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