Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Song vs Kenney?
Yadong Song beat Casey Kenney by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Yadong Song.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Song vs Kenney stats
Yadong Song stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Casey Kenney made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Song had a large advantage in power over Kenney, boasting at 38% knock out percentage over Kenney's 13%.
Yadong Song was the younger man by 7 years, at 24 years old.
Song had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kenney. Despite this, Kenney had 1-inch reach advantage.
Song was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in , 7 years and 6 months earlier than Kenney, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 61 to Kenney's 54.
Song's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.