Rani Yahya, a member of The Arena Fight Team, as well as their head Jiu Jitsu instructor, won easily in his WEC 40 fight against Eddie Wineland, submitting Wineland in 1:07 of the first round by rear naked choke. Winner of the “Submission of the Night” award , it was Yahya’s 4th win in the WEC.
About Rani Yahya
Rani Yahya is 13-4 as an MMA pro, having fought multiple times in the WEC and K-1. He is also one of the world’s best submission wrestlers, winning 3 Jiu Jitsu World Championships and the under 143 lb. ADCC World Championships in 2007 at the age of 22, triumphing over famed jiu jitsu fighter Leo Vieira. He plans to compete in the ADCC’s in 2009, as well as continuing his winning streak as a Mixed Martial Arts fighter
Located directly next to the San Diego Sports Arena, The Arena is a mixed martial arts school and fight training gym located in San Diego California that focuses on fighters and those who want to train like fighters. The Arena offers high-level training in Boxing, MMA, Muay Thai, No Gi Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling. For more information, please visit The Arena – San Diego’s MMA School.
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