Another exciting fight on the UFC 234 undercard is between the Brazilian fighter Rani Yahya and Ricky Simon of the United States. The online bookmakers are struggling to separate these two in what looks an evenly matched contest.
Both fighters head to Melbourne with their eyes set on the top 10 rankings in the UFC Bantamweight division and it’s a case of take your pick on the Rani Yahya Vs Ricky Simon betting lines.
Rani Yahya Vs Ricky Simon Betting Odds
Washington-born Ricky Simon is the -150 bookies favourite over at Betway Sports, with the submission specialist Rani Yahya, a +110 underdog also with Betway.
This will be a classic striker vs grappler match-up between the veteran Yahya who has a 26-9-0 record in MMA, and the young gun Ricky Simón who is making just his third UFC appearance at UFC 234.
Simón arrived to the UFC as the bantamweight champion in a smaller promotion and carried his form over with a submission win over of Merab Dvalishvili on his debut, before then earning a decision victory over Montel Jackson, stretching his winning streak to seven.
Rani Yahya Vs Ricky Simon Betting Tips
Rani Yahya is a submission artist through and through and he’s as dangerous as they come at Bantamweight when the fight gets taken to the ground.
Ricky Simon is a very well rounded fighter though, he very much has momentum on his side and he can get the better of his intriguing match-up.
Ricky Simon to win at -150 with Betway Sports
* Odds correct at the time of writing