Rani Yahya vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 131 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

The heavy hitting, Dustin Poirier and submission master, Rani Yahya will meet in a featherweight bout at UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada on June 11th, 2011.

Yahya made his octagon debut on the UFC Fight Night 23 card just last month, picking up the biggest win of his career, defeating former WEC 145 pound champion, Mike Brown via unanimous decision. The win put him right back in title contention after losing back-to-back fights with the WEC.

Poirier is coming off an impressive and surprising win over former number one contender, Josh Grispi on his octagon debut on January 1st at UFC 125. Prior to that he’d gone 1-1 within the WEC ranks.

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