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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kenney had an advantage over Song, with a 31% submission rate over Song's 19%.
Yadong Song was the younger man by 6 years, at 26 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 , 8 years and 11 months earlier than Kenney, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 70 to Kenney's 54.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Casey Kenney had been fighting more than Yadong Song.
Going to this contest, Yadong Song had last fought 5 years and 9 days ago, while Casey Kenney's last outing had been 4 years, 8 months and 11 days ago.
What were the odds on Song vs Kenney?
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