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Song Yadong

Bantamweight Division

19-6-1 (W-L-D)

3

Fight Win Streak

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

Song Yadong

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Info

Learn more about Song Yadong's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Heilongjiang, China
Trains at
Team Alpha Male
Fighting style
Boxer
Age
24
Height
68.00
Weight
135.50
Octagon Debut
Nov. 25, 2017
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (RNC, guillotine, undisclosed choke)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • 10-1-1 in his last 12. On three-fight winning streak

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(3/12/22) Song knocked out Marlon Moraes at 2:06 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Song stopped Julio Arce via strikes at 1:35 of the second round
UFC 265 (8/7/21) Song won a three round split decision over Casey Kenney
UFC 259 (3/6/21) Song lost a three round unanimous decision to Kyler Phillips
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Song won a three round unanimous decision over Marlon Vera
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Song fought to a majority draw with Cody Stamann
UFC 239 (7/6/19) Song knocked out Alejandro Perez at 2:04 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Song won a three round unanimous decision over Vince Morales
UFC Fight Night (6/23/18) Song stopped Felipe Arantes via strikes at 4:59 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (11/25/17) Song submitted Bharat Khandare via guillotine choke at 4:16 of the first round

 

Q&A

TRAINING: MMA techniques in the morning, sparring in the afternoon
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started MMA training in 2010. My MMA debut was in 2012.
Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee - he let the world know Chinese Kung Fu.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I can go to the biggest stage to show the world what I’m capable of, and that I can compete with the best athletes in the world.
What was your job before you started fighting? Street vendor, security guard.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won BJJ competitions in China
Favorite grappling technique: GNP
Favorite Striking technique: Roundhouse kick