Hate ads? Creating a Tapology account = Less advertising.
Ajax loader

Completed MMA Bout

Luke Sanders vs. Rani Yahya

Preliminary Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA

Rani Yahya defeats Luke Sanders via Submission at 1:31 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Rani Yahya
"Cool Hand" Luke Sanders

Yahya
Submission
Round 1

Rani Yahya Luke Sanders

"Cool Hand"

25-9-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-2-0
Climbed to 26-9   Record After Fight   Fell to 12-3
-110 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -115 (Near Even)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil   Fighting out of   Clarksville, Tennessee
33 years, 8 months, 2 weeks, 2 days   Age at Fight   32 years, 8 months, 1 week, 6 days
136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   71.0" (180cm)
Constrictor Team   Gym   Nashville MMA
UFC Fight Night 135
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick
  • Date: Saturday 08.25.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Dave Jobeun
  • Venue: Pinnacle Bank Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 1 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Brendan Fitzgerald, Paul Felder
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Paul Felder
  • Sanders Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Yahya Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:
  • Bout Links:

Sanders vs. Yahya Wiki

Edit Tapology wikis about fighters, bouts, events and more. Help build MMA knowledge online: Update Wiki

Sanders vs. Yahya Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1632  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Yahya
75%
Sanders
25%

Event Discussion

Thesnake101
Thesnake101

08.27.2018 | 10:02 PM ET

It reminded me of Burns/Hooker really. Tough weight cut and then get slept early.

Wish guys like them would just move up.
kiwibrodrew
kiwibrodrew

08.27.2018 | 11:01 PM ET

what an awesome night of fights we all got to witness here, with 9 finishes out of 13 fights

* Edited at 08.27.2018, 11:07 PM ET *

freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

08.27.2018 | 11:44 PM ET

@bruce and @snake your both dead on the money.
I couldn't agree more. 

I think it was whittaker who said when he moved up and stoped making drastic weight cuts he never felt or fought better.

View Discussion & Reply

  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 254 poster released
  • MMA Weekly : Jonathan Tropper talks Warrior season two, reveals addition of Michael Bisping
  • MMA Junkie : Jack Hermansson '100 percent sure' Israel Adesanya doesn’t want to fight him on ground
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Paul Felder talks Michael Chandler, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje, internet trolls, retirement plans, more
  • MMA Junkie : Patricky Freire booked to fight LFA champ Jaleel Willis in Bellator 249 co-headliner
  • MMAFighting.com : Colby Covington further responds to UFC Vegas 11 backlash: ‘There’s nothing that I said that was racist’
  • MMA Weekly : Dana White’s latest comments on a Brock Lesnar UFC return
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 247's Kate Jackson explains 'mental resilience' she gained from title-fight loss
  • MMA Weekly : Bellator Milan: Edwards vs. Van Steenis full fight card video and results
  • MMAFighting.com : Dan Hardy calls Israel Adesanya’s UFC 253 post-fight celebration ‘crass,’ ‘unnecessary’
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Did Israel Adesanya's dry-hump celebration go too far?
  • The Athletic : MMA mailbag: Who is most to blame for Paulo Costa’s loss to Israel Adesanya?
  • MMA Junkie : Daniel Cormier respectfully declines Jan Blachowicz's angry callout; peace is reached
  • MMAFighting.com : Wellington Turman still unable to train after COVID-19 quarantine, withdraws from UFC fight with Sean Strickland
  • MMA Junkie : Dana White details UFC's plans to invest in Arab region's MMA talent
  • MMAFighting.com : Jon Jones opens as big favorite over Israel Adesanya in future matchup
  • MMA Junkie : Spinning Back Clique: On Israel Adesanya's brilliance, Masvidal vs. Covington, Pacquiao vs. McGregor
  • MMAFighting.com : Jan Blachowicz challenges Daniel Cormier to comeback fight: ‘I’ll teach you some respect’
  • MMAFighting.com : Ciryl Gane faces Ante Delija at Oct. 17 UFC event, Shamil Abdurakhimov out
  • MMA Junkie : Thiago 'Marreta' Santos thinks he'd knock out Jan Blachowicz again in rematch