Rani Yahya talks fighting Poirier at UFC 131

By Guilherme Cruz

Coming from a win over the tough Mike Brown on his debut on UFC, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black-belt Rani Yahya already has a date set to return to the world’s most famous octagon: UFC 131, on June 11th. On an exclusive chat with TATAME TV, Rani analyzed the duel with Dustin Poirier and revealed that he’s hoping for a tough fight, whether it’s standing up or on the floor. Check below the chat with the tough guy, who talked about the feeling of fighting on UFC, how did it change his life and plans to fight ADCC, which happens this year in England.

How are the expectations for this fight on UFC?
The expectations are good, we’re just waiting. Whatever comes we’ll take because he are already training , there’re only good fighters on my division and I’ll be glad to fight anyone they tell me to.

Did you sign for this fight?
Yes, we did, yesterday we’ve signed the contract. It’ll be at UFC 131, on June 11th, in Vancouver, Canada. The main event will be Junior dos Santos vs. Brock Lesnar.


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