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BJ Penn Returning At UFC Fight Night 103 Opposite Yair Rodriguez

Former UFC champion BJ Penn will headline UFC Fight Night 103 in 2017 against Yair Rodriguez.

Set for January 15 from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, the main card airs live on FOX Sports 1.

Penn (16-10-2) announced plans to fight again early in 2016, but has yet to compete due to a criminal investigation and the used of a banned IV. He has gone 12-9-2 during his UFC career, which includes winning the welterweight and lightweight titles.

Rodriguez (8-1) is unbeaten over five Octagon fights, winning The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. He has claimed victory in six fights overall.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez vs. BJ Penn

Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis

Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Ben Saunders

Lightweight: Devin Powell vs. Jordan Rinaldi

Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Tony Martin

Heavyweight: Cyril Asker vs. Dmitry Smoliakov

Heavyweight: Damian Grabowski vs. Viktor Pesta

Light Heavyweight: Joachim Christensen vs. Bojan Mihajlovic