UFC Vegas 50: Song Yadong scores walk-off KO over Marlon Moraes (Video)

UFC Vegas 50: Song Yadong scores walk-off KO over Marlon Moraes (Video)

UFC Vegas 50 took place on Saturday, March 12, 2022, live from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided MMA, who is on-site, for all your news and highlights.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 12: (R-L) Song Yadong of China and Marlon Moraes of Brazil trade punches in their bantamweight fight throughout the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on March 12, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC).
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UFC Vegas 50: Song Yadong beat Marlon Moraes.
Tune Yadong beat Marlon Moraes by means of knockout (punch), Round 1– 2:06 at UFC Vegas 50 on Saturday, March 12, 2022, live from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV.
” Our very first round was prepared for defense mostly however there was an opportunity so I went for it. I wish to combat Dominick Cruz next. I have a lot of regard for him. I was a fan of his when I saw him when I was more youthful,” stated Yadong through the assistance of his partner Daisy who functioned as his translator.
Yadong came forward and feinted with his left hand twice, then landed a short uppercut with his left hand and then followed it up with a huge right uppercut that landed square on the bottom. Referee Keith Peterson right away stopped the fight, while Yadong simply strolled it off.

Moraes went into the Octagon with four losses in his last 5 fights. The loss to Yadong was the fourth straight fight that Moraes was knocked out.
Yadong went into the battle as the bantamweight divisions 14th ranked battle, 4 areas behind the 10th ranked Moraes. The battle represented the biggest battle of Yadongs profession.

When one of the most feared men in the UFCs bantamweight division, Moraes was. However, the Brazilian gotten in Saturdays attempting to prove he was still a contender. Moraes got in the Octagon with four losses in his last 5 battles. In his lone success, Moraes won a controversial split decision over Jose Aldo. In his last fight, Moraes was knocked out by Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 266. The loss to Yadong was the fourth straight fight that Moraes was knocked out.
Yadong entered the battle as the bantamweight departments 14th ranked battle, 4 areas behind the 10th ranked Moraes. The battle represented the most significant battle of Yadongs profession.