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Rani Yahya appreciation thread

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by bjpenngoat, Feb 15, 2020.

  1. bjpenngoat Silver Belt

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    Heres a guy who has the ability to submit any fighter on any given night. His ufc record is 11-4 with losses to mainly title contenders. Seems like a nice guy and at age 35 he is still going for it. I tip my hat to Rani, always been a fan, definitely one of the unsung fighters around.
     
  2. Platinum Red Belt

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    No he is not Mike Perry
     
  3. dre quinn Blue Belt

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    Fan of what?
     
  4. SteveColdStone School of Self Awareness

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    Add Iuri Alcântara to the list too. Two under appreciated guys.
     
  5. MilesP4P Orange Belt

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    This thread has been a long time coming! Dude has some of the best guard passing in MMA!

    His side control submission chain (kimura, north south choke and arm triangle) has brought him numerous victories, he is so proficient with that series, even people who know whats coming, cant stop it!

    Literally my favorite bjj guy to watch!
     
  6. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    If he was a better wrestler he'd be an elite contender, once he gets on top of people they're in serious trouble.
     
  7. 7even Purple Belt

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    Gifs
     
  8. Sijara Romero Banned Banned

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    But can he do a twister in MMA?
     
  9. Ruke Doufus Purple Belt

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    Ronnie Nono
     
  10. 3879 Orange Belt

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    Not gifs, but grappling.
     
  11. johndhi If you love a flower, don’t pick it up.

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    Yeah he's a beast. Weirdly I didn't hear about him in the grappling world before he was in mma, but I guess hr had a good career there too. Especially at a time when grappling has been dominated by roided up fast twitch guys, I Iike his slow style.
     
  12. 3879 Orange Belt

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    He doesn't do much gi, and before the explosion in no gi, people didn't really pay much attention to ADCC/other no gi tournaments. Unless Marcelo came up in conversation.
     
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    His sub win over Jish Grispi was the sweetness.
     
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    He has some of he best bjj in mma and has been fighting for a while I remember him fighting in Hero's
     
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    His fight against chase beebe in wec was awesome.
     
  16. KantoTerror Gold Belt

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    Dude is pretty good but seems to struggle vs. Elites
     
  17. Katsumi Yamada Gold Belt

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    Only HERO*S veteran still on the UFC roster
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  18. KID Yamamoto PREMIUM DYNAMITE

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    Isn't that crazy? K-1 heroes, WEC and UFC vet who was consistently bouncing around top 5-10. Still in the top 15 near the end of his career.
     
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    Top 5 favorite, wish they would make him vs Ryan Hall
     
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    Big fan of his. Aggressive passing always going for the submission. He doesn’t look particularly athletic and has average striking but he’s really built up an impressive record in the ufc.
     

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