‘A bad bad man’ – UFC Vegas 72: Pro fighters react to Song Yadong’s KO win in main event

Pro fighters react to Song Yadong's win over Ricky Simon at UFC Vegas 72-

By: Lucas Rezende | 4 weeks ago
‘A bad bad man’ – UFC Vegas 72: Pro fighters react to Song Yadong’s KO win in main event
April 28, 2023, Las Vegas, Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, United States: LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 28: Song Yadong poses on the scale during the UFC Vegas 72: Weigh-in at UFC Apex on April 28, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Las Vegas, Nevada United States - ZUMAp175 20230428_zsa_p175_004 Copyright: xDiegoxRibasx

Pros react to Song Yadong’s KO win at UFC Vegas 72

Even with its shortcomings, the UFC Vegas 72 main event still delivered at the UFC Apex. In a five-round main event, Song Yadong managed to land his better shots in the championship rounds against Ricky SImon. until he put his opponent away for good in the fifth with a TKO victory. On Twitter. pro fighters reacted to the finish.

Song Yadong is now 4-1 in his last 5

With the win over Simon at UFC Vegas 72, Song Yadong (20-7-1-1 NC) recovered from a TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen in his last outing, in September 2022. Before that, the 25-year-old was on a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Marlon Moraes, Julio Arce and Casey Kenney.

UFC Vegas 72 full results

Song Yadong def. Ricky Simón by TKO at 1:10 of round 5: Bantamweight

Caio Borralho def. Michał Oleksiejczuk by submission (RNC) at 2:49 of round 2: Middleweight

Rodolfo Vieira def. Cody Brundage by submission (arm triangle) at 1:28 of round 2: Middleweight

Fernando Padilla def. Julian Erosa by TKO at 1:41 of round 1: Featherweight

Marcos Rogério de Lima def. Waldo Cortes-Acosta by unanimous decision (29-28 x3): Heavyweight

Trey Waters def. Josh Quinlan by unanimous decision (30-27 x3): Welterweight

Martin Buday def. Jake Collier by unanimous decision (29-28 x3): Heavyweight

Cody Durden def. Charles Johnson by unanimous decision (30-27 x3): Flyweight

Irina Alekseeva def. Stephanie Egger by submission (kneebar) at 2:11 of round 1: (W) Bantamweight

Marcus McGhee def. Journey Newson by submission (RNC) at 2:03 of round 2: 140-pounds

Jamey-Lyn Horth def. Hailey Cowan by unanimous decision (29-28 x3): (W) Bantamweight

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Lucas Rezende
Lucas Rezende

Lucas Rezende is a Brazilian journalist and writer from Belem, Para. He has been covering MMA since 2012 and contributing with Bloody Elbow since March 2015. When not writing, Lucas also teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys reading, slapping the bass guitar and traveling.

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