Apr 22 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Montel Jackson
Jackson
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28-10-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-2-0

The tape

39
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

UDSUBMDUDSUB
Form
UDUDKOUDUD
28
Wins
12
0
By KO
6
0
KO%
50
21
By SUB
1
75
SUB%
8
10
Loses
2
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2017
40
Bouts
14
79
Rounds
31
5 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 12 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Rani Yahya vs Montel Jackson report

Who won Yahya vs Jackson?

Montel Jackson beat Rani Yahya by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Pavlovich vs. Blaydes, on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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).

Yahya vs Jackson stats

Rani Yahya stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 1 draw and 21 by submission.

Montel Jackson made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Rani Yahya's UFC record stood at 13-5-1, while Montel Jackson's came in at 7-2-0.

The stats suggested Jackson had a massive power advantage over Yahya, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Yahya's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yahya had a massive advantage over Jackson, boasting a 75% submission rate over Jackson's 8%.

Rani Yahya was the older man by 7 years, at 39 years old.

Jackson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Yahya. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Yahya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 14 years and 9 months earlier than Jackson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 80 to Jackson's 32.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Montel Jackson had been fighting more than Rani Yahya.

Going to this contest, Rani Yahya had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 21 days ago, while Montel Jackson's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 29 days ago.

Yahya's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Jackson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Yahya vs Jackson?

Rani Yahya was a 9/2 (+450) underdog going into the contest, while Montel Jackson made his way into the ring at 4/25 (-630) with oddsmakers.

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