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Cody Garbrandt just lost his opponent for UFC Vegas 58

Cody Garbrandt is no longer fighting Rani Yahya. The Brazilian suffered a recent neck injury and was forced to withdraw from the upcoming UFC Vegas 58 “Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev” MMA event on Sat., July 9, 2022 from inside APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to, and won’t be medically cleared to compete for several weeks.
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Cody Garbrandt vs. Rani Yahya scratched from UFC Vegas 58

Cody Garbrandt and Rani Yahya will no longer be fighting on July 9. Multiple sources inform that Yahya has suffered a neck injury that has forced him to pull out of his fight against Gabrandt. At this time, it’s uncertain if the fight will be rebooked for a later date or if a replacement will be found. The main event of UFC Vegas 58 sees Rafael dos Anjos taking on Rafael Fiziev from the UFC Apex.
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Rani Yahya out of UFC Vegas 58 fight with Cody Garbrandt due to neck injury

Cody Garbrandt has been left without an opponent for UFC Vegas 58 on July 9 after Rani Yahya suffered a neck injury, multiple people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Fighting on Monday following a report from Yahya is expected to be sidelined from training for at least...

Ali Abdelaziz slams TJ Dillashaw for his recent comments about Cody Garbrandt: “You think you are smart because you are a steroid machine?”

Top MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz has some words for TJ Dillashaw. Dillashaw appears to be in prime position for the next crack at the UFC Bantamweight Championship. Reigning titleholder Aljamain Sterling even called out Dillashaw following his successful title defense against Petr Yan in their title unification rematch back in April.

Chael Sonnen seemingly agrees with TJ Dillashaw’s criticism of UFC rival Cody Garbrandt: “Cody’s stubborn”

Chael Sonnen seemingly agrees with TJ Dillashaw’s criticism of UFC rival Cody Garbrandt. TJ Dillashaw has met Cody Garbrandt in the Octagon twice. In November of 2017 at UFC 217 Dillashaw (18-4 MMA) defeated Garbrandt (12-5 MMA) with a second round knockout, reclaiming his UFC Bantamweight Championship. Meeting again in August of 2018 at UFC 227, the result was much the same, Dillashaw finished Garbrandt via first round TKO, defending his crown.
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Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw: Cody Garbrandt is ‘not the smartest human being inside that cage’

The rivalry between T.J. Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt left a lasting impression on the layout of the bantamweight and flyweight divisions. Former teammates at Team Alpha Male, Dillashaw quickly became public enemy No. 1 for the entire gym after parting ways in 2016 to further train with Duane “Bang” Ludwig. However, it was Garbrandt who played the lead role as Dillashaw’s arch-nemesis during his second title saga.

Ex-UFC Champ Cody Garbrandt returns to Bantamweight, meets Rani Yahya on July 9

After a quick stint at flyweight, CodyGarbrandt is returning to the division where he captured championship gold. Garbrandt and Rani Yahya have agreed to square off in a bantamweight bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s July 9 event. was first to report the pairing, and Garbrandt confirmed the fight booking on his Instagram Stories on Thursday. The card doesn’t yet have an announced venue, but the main event will see Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev finally handle their business at 155 pounds.

Cody Garbrandt set to return to bantamweight, meets Rani Yahya in July

Cody Garbrandt will be returning to bantamweight. After dropping down to flyweight at UFC 269, where Garbrandt suffered a first-round TKO loss to Kai Kara-France, the former champ will return to his old stomping grounds. According to MMAFighting, Garbrandt is set to return on July 9 against Rani Yahya. The location of the fight and the main event of the card has not yet been announced.

Cody Garbrandt vs. Rani Yahya In The Works For July 9 UFC Fight Night

A UFC bantamweight showdown between former champion Cody Garbrandt and Rani Yahya is being targeted for a July 9 UFC Fight Night event. News of the targeted booking was first reported by MMA Fighting. Garbrandt is coming off of a UFC flyweight debut that didn’t go according to plan, as...