UFC Vegas 72: Song vs. Simón live results, highlights, discussion

Check out the results and highlights from tonight's UFC Vegas 72: Song vs. Simón card.

By: Eddie Mercado | 10 months
UFC Vegas 72: Song vs. Simón live results, highlights, discussion
November 12, 2021, Las Vegas, Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, United States: LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 12: Song Yadong poses on the scale during the UFC Vegas 42: Holloway v Rodriguez at UFC Apex on November 12, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Las Vegas, Nevada United States - ZUMAp175 20211112_zsa_p175_013 Copyright: xDiegoxRibasx

Check back in here tonight to see what’s happening on the UFC Vegas 72: Song vs. Simon fight card, which is transpiring from the familiar APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Start time is 4:30pm ET.

The top of the billing is getting a top-tier bantamweight matchup between the UFC’s #8 ranked 135-pounder, Yadong Song, and the #10 ranked, Ricky Simón. Song is looking to get back into the win column, while Simón is riding a solid five-fight winning streak.

In the UFC Vegas 72 co-main event, surging middleweight Caio Borralho will lock horns with the ever-game Michał Oleksiejczuk. Borralho has won each of his three UFC bouts, and Oleksiejczuk has won two in a row since dropping down from light heavyweight.

The prelims begin at 4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT, immediately followed by the regular main card at 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT. Both broadcasts can be streamed on ESPN+, with the prelims also airing on ESPN2.

UFC Vegas 72 fight card

Main card

  • Yadong Song 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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Eddie Mercado
Eddie Mercado

Eddie Mercado is a writer and content creator for Bloody Elbow, and has covered combat sports since 2015. Eddie covers everything from betting odds and live events, to fighter interviews and co-hosting the 6th Round post-fight show and the 6th Round Retro. He retired at 1-0 in professional MMA, competed in one Muay Thai match in Thailand, and is currently a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu under the great Diego Bispo.

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