UFC Lincoln will take place at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Sanders (12-2), a former RFA bantamweight champion, returns to action following a unanimous decision victory over Patrick Williams at UFC on FOX 29, bouncing back to the winning column following defeats to Iuri Alcantara and Andre Soukhamthath. Sanders is 2-2 since joining the UFC.
Yahya (25-9, 1 no-contest) enters the fight coming off back-to-back submission victories over Henry Briones and Russell Doane. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu wizard has only lost one of eight fights since moving back down to the bantamweight division in 2014.