Mar 09 2024
Saturday

Kaseya Center, Miami, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-5-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
21-7-0

The tape

31
Age
26
5' 7" / 169 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

UDSDSDUDOthers
Form
UDKOKOKOKO
16
Wins
21
7
By KO
9
44
KO%
43
1
By SUB
3
6
SUB%
14
5
Loses
7
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
N/A
21
Bouts
30
69
Rounds
75
5 hours, 23 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 34 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

4
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
6

Petr Yan vs Yadong Song report

Who won Yan vs Song?

Petr Yan beat Yadong Song by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 299, on Saturday 9th March 2024 at Kaseya Center in Miami.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Petr Yan.

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).

Yan vs Song stats

Petr Yan stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Yadong Song made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Petr Yan's UFC record stood at 9-4-0, while Yadong Song's came in at 10-3-1.

The stats suggested Yan had a slight advantage in power over Song, with a 44% knock out percentage over Song's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Song had a slight advantage over Yan, with a 14% submission rate over Yan's 6%.

Petr Yan was the older man by 5 years, at 31 years old.

Song had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yan. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Yan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 years and 3 months later than Song, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 72 to Song's 78.

Yan vs Song form

Petr Yan had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Before that, he had won against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

He had lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Song had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Chris Gutierrez at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Julio Arce at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yadong Song had been fighting more than Petr Yan.

Going to this contest, Petr Yan had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 5 days ago, while Yadong Song's last outing had been 7 months and 7 days ago.

Yan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Song's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Yan vs Song?

Petr Yan was a 29/50 (-170) favourite going into the contest, while Yadong Song made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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