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#9 Bantamweight Division

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Yadong Song

Bantamweight Division

19-7-1 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Yadong Song

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Yadong Song'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
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (RNC, guillotine, undisclosed choke)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • 10-2-1 in his last 13

UFC Fight Night (9/17/22) Song was defeated by Cory Sandhagen via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the fourth round 

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

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