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Ricky Simon vs Rani Yahya report
Who won Simón vs Yahya?
Ricky Simon beat Rani Yahya by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 234, on Saturday 9th February 2019 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ricky Simon.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Simón vs Yahya stats
Ricky Simon stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Rani Yahya made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws and 20 by submission.
The stats suggested Simon had a massive power advantage over Yahya, boasting at 36% knock out percentage over Yahya's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yahya had a massive advantage over Simon, boosting at 77% submission rate over Simon's 14%.
Ricky Simon was the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.
Simon had 2-inch reach advantage.
Simon was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 11 year and 4 months later than Yahya, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 58 to Yahya's 80.
What were the odds on Simón vs Yahya?
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