May 16 2020
Saturday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

UFC Fight Night Jacksonville
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
15-5-0

The tape

25
Age
30
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

MDKOUDKOSUB
Form
KOSUBKOSUBKO
15
Wins
15
6
By KO
5
40
KO%
33
3
By SUB
8
20
SUB%
53
4
Loses
5
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
1
N/A
Debut
2011
21
Bouts
21
43
Rounds
46
2 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Yadong Song vs Marlon Vera report

Who won Song vs Vera?

Yadong Song beat Marlon Vera by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night Jacksonville, on Saturday 16th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yadong Song.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Song vs Vera stats

Yadong Song stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Marlon Vera made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggested Song had a slight advantage in power over Vera, with a 40% knock out percentage over Vera's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vera had a massive advantage over Song, boosting at 53% submission rate over Song's 20%.

Yadong Song was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.

Vera had 3-inch reach advantage.

Song was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 11 years and 7 months earlier than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 65 to Vera's 68.

Song vs Vera form

Vera had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Guido Cannetti at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Douglas Andrade at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.

Before that, he had lost to John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.

He had beat Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 107 on 18th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Song's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Vera's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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