Mar 04 2023
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Kenan Song
Song
China flag
10-0-0
KO 3
KO 3
16-6-0

The tape

26
Age
34
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 182 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

UDUDKOUDKO
Form
KOKOUDUDKO
10
Wins
16
5
By KO
8
50
KO%
50
1
By SUB
6
10
SUB%
38
0
Loses
6
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2014
10
Bouts
22
23
Rounds
39
1 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Ian Machado Garry vs Kenan Song report

Who won Garry vs Song?

Ian Machado Garry beat Kenan Song by knockout in the 3rd round during the prelims of UFC 285, on Saturday 4th March 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Garry vs Song stats

Ian Machado Garry stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Kenan Song made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

This was Ian Machado Garry's 8th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021.

Ian Machado Garry's UFC record stood at 8-0-0, while Kenan Song's came in at 5-4-0.

The stats suggested that Garry and Song have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Song had a large advantage over Garry, boasting a 38% submission rate over Garry's 10%.

Ian Machado Garry was the younger man by 8 years, at 26 years old.

Garry had a height advantage of 3 inches over Song. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Garry was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 4 years and 4 months later than Song, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 36 to Song's 52.

Garry vs Song form

Garry remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Darian Weeks at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jordan Williams at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he was victorious against Jack Grant at Cage Warriors 125 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Welterweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Lawrence Tracey at Cage Warriors 119 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London, England.

Activity check

Garry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Song's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Garry vs Song?

Ian Machado Garry was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Kenan Song made his way into the ring at 27/5 (+540) with oddsmakers.

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