Mike Brown steps up for his last chance vs. Rani Yahya at UFN 23 in Fort Hood, Texas

Former WEC featherweight champion, Mike Brown steps up at short notice for the injured Chan Sung Jung as he faces Rani Yahya at UFC Fight Night 23 in Fort Hood, Texas on January 22nd, 2011.

Brown had a very successful spell with the WEC where he became champion and defended the title numerous times. Most recently his lucked has changed as he’s lost three out of his last five fights, the last being his UFC debut, a split decision loss to Diego Nunes at UFC 125 on January 1st.

Yahya put together a three-fight winning streak against John Hosman, Eddie Wineland and Yoshiro Maeda, with all three earning him the “Submission of the Night” bonus. The Brazilian has since dropped back-to-back fights to Takeya Mizugaki and Jospeh Benavidez.

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