Korean Not Zombie vs. Rani Yahya at UFN 23 on Jan.22

by Marcelo Alonso | source: sherdog.com

Former World Extreme Cagefighting bantamweight title contender Rani Yahya will face Chan Sung Jung at UFC" class="Newslink">UFC “Fight for the Troops 2” at Fort Hood on Jan. 22 in Killeen, Texas, his manager, Wallid Ismail confirmed.

“Rani is really excited for his first fight in the UFC,” Ismail told Radio PVT, Portal do Vale Tudo’s weekly radio show. “It’ll be a great fight, and everything that Rani needs to bring new motivation to his career.”

Yahya will enter his matchup with Jung on a two-fight losing streak, having lost a unanimous decision to the world-ranked Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 48 in April. Wins over Mark Hominick, Yoshiro Maeda and Eddie Wineland anchor the 26-year-old Brazilian’s resume.

Jung has lost three of his last four fights, including his brutal knockout loss to UFC veteran George Roop at WEC 51 in September.

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Shug site profile image  

11/6/10 12:45 AM by Shug

 The fight will be at FW.

Dragon X site profile image  

11/5/10 9:31 PM by Dragon X

Go Korean Zombie!

BuddyRevell site profile image  

11/5/10 9:27 PM by BuddyRevell

Umm, this is the perfect time for Jung to fight zombie-style. It's not like Rani's gonna KO him on the feet. And what is Jung gonna do instead: take it to the ground and beat Rani with his grappling? 

Doc T site profile image  

11/5/10 5:59 PM by Doc T

Pretty excited to be the first person on the block to own a "Korean NOT zombie" t-shirt. *thumbs up*

Im a real boy site profile image  

11/5/10 5:42 PM by Im a real boy

Rani by submission

Fake Rassler site profile image  

11/5/10 5:39 PM by Fake Rassler

Rani by headkick KO lol

Shiago Tilva site profile image  

11/5/10 5:24 PM by Shiago Tilva

What weight class?