Ricky Simon sees Rani Yahya fight as ‘perfect opportunity’ to show that he’s ‘elite’

Ricky Simon knows an opportunity when he sees one.

Nothing has been smooth for the 26-year-old since his first brush with the UFC back in August 2017. Simon was given a shot to earn a UFC contract on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, but his split decision win over Donavon Frelow wasn’t enough to convince the boss to offer him a deal, so he ended up taking a couple of fights on the regional scene and capturing the Legacy Fighting Alliance bantamweight title before getting the...

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