RIO DE JANEIRO – Before he stepped into the cage with Johnny Eduardo, Matthew Lopez sounded like a guy with a score to settle – against a previous opponent. 333 more words
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Bantamweight Matthew Lopez was 8-0 when he met Rani Yahya at UFC Fight Night 91. And when he left the octagon, he was no longer undefeated. 368 more words
(Updated at 3:15 p.m. ET on Monday, March 13, 2017, with corrected information from the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA on Bethe Correia.)
Beneil Dariush got the longest guaranteed medical suspension at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 106 event in Brazil. 432 more words
FORTALEZA, Brazil – It’s not like Joe Soto has never been cut open before. He has. But the gash he suffered against Rani Yahya was something entirely different. 314 more words
FORTALEZA, Brazil – You know it’s a bloody fight when positions are lost on plasma.
A clash of heads in the second opened a leaking cut on Joe Soto’s (18-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) hairline, making the rest of his fight with Rani Yahya (23-9 MMA, 8-3 UFC) a slippery affair. 457 more words
Rani Yahya has spent nearly a decade fighting under the Zuffa umbrella between the UFC and WEC. After all that time, he’s finally prepared to make some noise in the championship picture. 585 more words
Next month’s UFC Fight Night 106 lineup has its 13th confirmed bout.
Officials today announced a bantamweight fight between veterans Joe Soto (17-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) and Rani Yahya (23-8 MMA, 8-2 UFC). 280 more words