Yair Rodriguez says his celebrity increased after BJ Penn win

Last month, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez scored a nice win over UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn.

Now several weeks removed from this win, the wild striking specialist explained to [MMA Junkie](http://mmajunkie…

“To be honest, before BJ, of course people recognized me, but not as much as this time,” he explained. “Now I can see in the United States a lot of people are asking me for pictures, autographs and all that stuff. Before it was just in Mexico and Latin America. Now it’s everywhere.”

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