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Age 34
Gender Male
Height 5' 6"
Weight Class Bantamweight

Rani Yahya is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 25-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 9 months, 23 days
Rounds Fought 57.3
Avg. Fights/Year 2.4
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 11 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks, 3 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 17 6
Losses 2 1 7
Finish Rate 68.0%
Finished Rate 30.0%
Win by Decision Rate 24.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 70.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 20.0%
Win by SUB Rate 68.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 10.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 06:50
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:32
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 02/09/2019 L
(25-9-0)
Ricky Simon
(14-1-0)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 234: Whitaker vs Gastelum
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/25/2018 W
(24-9-0)
Luke Sanders
(12-2-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 135.5)
Submission (Heel Hook)
UFC: GAETHJE vs. VICK
1 1:31
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2018 W
(23-9-0)
Russell Doane Jr
(14-7-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 136.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs Stephens
3 2:32
Official MMA Fight Results 08/05/2017 W
(22-9-0)
Henry Briones
(11-4-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 136.0)
Submission (Kimura)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: S. PETITIS vs. MORENO
1 2:01
Official MMA Fight Results 03/11/2017 L
(22-8-0)
Joe Soto
(16-5-0)

(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BELFORT vs. GASTELUM
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2016 W
(21-8-0)
Michinori Tanaka
(11-1-0)

(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFN: CYBORG vs. LANSBERG
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/13/2016 W
(20-8-0)
Matthew Lopez
(7-0-0)

(145.0 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
UFC Fight Night: Ferguson vs. Chiesa
3 4:19
Official MMA Fight Results 07/15/2015 W
(19-8-0)
Masanori Kanehara
(21-10-1)
BW
(135.5 vs. 136.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 71: Duffee vs Mir
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/12/2014 W
(18-8-0)
John Bedford
(18-11-1)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
Submission (Kimura)
UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs Silva
2 2:04
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2014 NC
(18-8-0)
John Bedford
(18-10-1)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
No Contest
UFC Fight Night:Nelson vs. Nogueira
1 0:39
Official MMA Fight Results 11/30/2013 L
(18-7-0)
Tom Niinimaki
(17-5-1)
FTW
(145.5 vs. 145.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
TUF 18 Finale
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/03/2013 W
(17-7-0)
Josh Clopton
(4-1-1)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 145.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/02/2013 W
(16-7-0)
Mizuto Hirota
(14-5-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 145.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on Fuel 8 Japan: Silva vs Stann
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/04/2012 W
(15-7-0)
Josh Grispi
(14-3-0)
FTW
(145.4 vs. 146.0)
Unknown
UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera
1 3:15
Official MMA Fight Results 08/06/2011 L
(15-6-0)
Chad Mendes
(10-0-0)
FTW
(145.2 vs. 145.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/22/2011 W
(14-6-0)
Mike Brown
(20-7-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 146.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight for the Troops
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/24/2010 L
(14-5-0)
Takeya Mizugaki
(12-4-2)
BW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/19/2009 L
(14-4-0)
Joe Benavidez
(7-1-0)
BW
(135.0 vs. 135.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff
1 1:35
Official MMA Fight Results 08/09/2009 W
(13-4-0)
John Hosman
(15-4-1)
BW
(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
1 2:08
Official MMA Fight Results 04/05/2009 W
(12-4-0)
Eddie Wineland
(14-5-1)
BW
(136.0 vs. 135.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
WEC 40: Torres Vs. Mizugaki
1 1:07
Official MMA Fight Results 11/05/2008 W
(11-4-0)
Yoshiro Maeda
(23-5-2)
BW
(137.0* vs. 135.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 36: Faber vs. Brown
1 3:30
NSF 12/31/2007 L
(11-3-0)
Norifumi Yamamoto
(16-1-1)
KO (Kick)
K-1 Hero's Dynamite! 2007
2 3:11
Official MMA Fight Results 09/05/2007 L
(11-2-0)
Chase Beebe
(11-1-0)
BW
(134.5 vs. 135.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 30: Live on Versus
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/03/2007 W
(10-2-0)
Mark Hominick
(13-5-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 144.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
WEC 28: Faber vs Farrar
1 1:19
NSF 03/22/2007 W
(9-2-0)
Lewis Moreno
(1-1-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Palace Fighting Championship 2: Fast and Furious
1 5:00
NSF 10/09/2006 L
(9-1-0)
JZ Souza
(9-1-1)
Submission (Front Choke)
K-1: Hero's Middle & Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final
1 0:39
NSF 08/05/2006 W
(8-1-0)
Yasuhiro Kazuya
(0-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
K-1: Hero's 2006 Middle & Light Heavy Weight Tournament
1 1:08
Official MMA Fight Results 05/20/2006 W
(7-1-0)
Eben Kaneshiro
(10-2-0)
LW
(156.5* vs. 156.5*)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Universal Above Ground Fighting: Kaos on the Kampus
3 1:56
NSF 05/03/2006 W
(6-1-0)
Ryuki Ueyama
(9-9-4)
Decision (Majority Decision)
K-1: Hero's 2006
2 5:00
NSF 02/04/2006 W
(5-1-0)
Takumi Yano
(9-4-3)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Greatest Common Multiple: Mars
3 2:14
NSF 12/11/2005 W
(4-1-0)
Taiyo Nakahara
(7-2-0)
Submission (Choke)
Greatest Common Multiple: D.O.G 4
1 1:59
NSF 10/30/2004 W
(3-1-0)
Fabio Alves
(1-3-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
K-1: Brazil
1 5:00
NSF 05/15/2004 L
(3-0-0)
Fredson Paixao
(0-0-0)
Decision
Jungle Fight 2
3 5:00
NSF 04/17/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Fabio Alves
(1-2-0)
Submission
TNT Vale Tudo 2
NSF 04/17/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Muzila
(0-0-0)
Submission
TNT Vale Tudo 2
NSF 04/17/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Luciano Santos
(0-0-0)
Unknown
TNT Vale Tudo 2
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class