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Nicky Rod wrestles with Ranked UFC Light Heavyweight


In the co-main fight of UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6, B Team product Nick Rodriguez (AKA Nicky Rod) will face Roberto Jimenez.

Before the event, Rodriguez had the opportunity to practice on the mat with the UFC’s light heavyweight Khalilrountree Jr.

Nicky Rod was able to make Rountree seem like an amateur wrestler.

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Rodriguez has recently received his blackbelt from Craig Jones. The Black Belt Slayer has competed once in 2024 and it was a referee decision loss to Victor Hugo at Who’s Number One 22. He competed at the last UFC Fight Pass Invitational and defeated Yuri Simoes by points — 3 to 0.

Jimenez is the smaller opponent in this match. He last competed at the 2023 No Gi World Championships where he won the absolute division — winning five matches. In the finals, he defeated Roosevelt Sousa by rear-naked choking.

Both Jimenez and Rodriguez have previously competed, with the B Team winning the UFC Fight Pass Invitational 4, Overtime.

The UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6 will be headlined by Craig Jones vs. BJJ, a match that is always thrilling.

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