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UFC Fight Night 198: Yahya vs Kang 11/20/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 198 Yahya vs Kang 11-20-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 198: Yahya vs Kang 11/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their third and final fight card for the month with UFC Fight Night 198 taking place this Saturday, November 20. This event will commence inside the UFC Apex located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to subscribe to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to watch the action. The main event will be having former womenโ€™s bantamweight champion Meisha Tate take on seventh-ranked Ketlen Vieira. A menโ€™s bantamweight bout is on the main card with Rani Yahya going up against Kyung Ho Kang. This is going to be another tough fight to call according toย UFC betting spreads as both Kyung Ho Kang and Rani Yahya are at -110.

UFC Fight Night 198: Yahya vs Kang 11/20/2021

When: Saturday, November 20, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 198: Yahya vs Kang 11/20/2021 Odds

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Yahya Odds Kang Odds
Yahya -105 Kang -115

Main Card

Rani Yahya

Rani Yahya is a 37-year-old MMA veteran and he came all the way from Brasilia, Federal District in Brazil. His professional career has been handled by the Constrictor Team and will represent them in this bout. Yahya stands at five-foot-six and he has been fighting mostly at the bantamweight division for his entire career. He has amassed a professional record of 27-10 and 21 of those wins came from submissions. After experiencing a loss to Ricky Simon and a draw with Enrique Barzola, Yahya bounced back with a win over Ray Rodriguez during UFC Fight Night 187. That bout ended in an arm-triangle choke submission in the second round.

Kyung Ho Kang

Kyung Ho Kang carries an interesting ring name as โ€œMr. Perfectโ€ and his hometown is located in Busan, Yeongnam in South Korea. He has been training hard at the Busan Team MAD for his upcoming fight. Kang is already a 34-year-old fighter and he has been competing in the bantamweight division. He has accumulated 17 wins in 25 pro fights. 11 of those wins came from submissions and has two knockouts under his name. After losing to Ricardo Ramos in UFC 227, Kang entered a three-game winning streak. He was able to defeat the likes of Teruto Ishihara, Brandon Davis and the most recent was with Pingyuan Liu back in December 2019.

Yahya vs Kang Betting Numbers

Record 27-10-1 (1 NC) 17-8-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil South Korea
Height 5’6″ 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 67 73
Win by KO/TKO 0% 12%
Win by Submission 78% 65%
Decisions 22% 24%
Strikes landed per minute 1.57 2.52
Striking accuracy 37% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.70 2.43
Striking defense 50% 58%
Takedown average 2.89 2.53
Takedown accuracy 33% 59%
Takedown defense 24% 71%
Submission average 2.00 1.10

Yahya vs Kang Betting Picks

It has been a long time since Kyung Ho Kang stepped inside the octagon. The fight is called even in theย online sportsbook but we see the more experienced Rani Yahya prevailing over the rusty Kang.