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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