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Luke Sanders vs. Rani Yahya booked for UFC Lincoln

Luke Sanders is 2-2 since joining the UFC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A bantamweight clash between Luke Sanders and Rani Yahya was added to UFC’s Fight Night card in Lincoln on Aug. 25, multiple sources told MMA Fighting.

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.

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