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UFC Fight Night results: Yadong smashes Simon to earn TKO win

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Song vs Simon results. Photo: Jasen Vinlove – USA TODAY Sports

Top 10 ranked bantamweights Song Yadong and Ricky Simon just clashed in the main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

During the fight, Yadong showed proof of his great striking as he landed fast and heavy shots at will. Simon tried to take the dangerous striker down on many occasions, but the Chinese defended well.

In the final round, dropped his opponent and poured it on with heavy ground-and-pound. Simon was eventually saved by referee Herb Dean after taking a lot of damage.

In the middleweight co-main event between rising prospect Caio Borralho and Michal Oleksiejczuk, the Brazilian continued to impress with a second-round submission.

The win was Borralho’s fourth straight in the promotion, and he now moves to 14-1 as a pro MMA fighter.

$50,000 post-fight bonuses

Song Yadong, Caio Borralho, Rodolfo Vieira, and Marcus McGhee earned $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses for their stoppage wins.

Check out the official results below!

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UFC Fight Night: Song vs Simon results

Main card

  • Song Yadong def. Ricky Simon via fifth-round TKO (1:10)
  • Caio Borralho def. Michal Oleksiejczuk via submission (RNC) (Round 2, 2:49)
  • Rodolfo Vieira def. Cody Brundage via submission (arm triangle) (Round , 1:28)
  • Fernando Padilla def. Julian Erosa via TKO (Round , 1:41)
  • Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Waldo Cortes-Acosta via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Trey Waters def. Josh Quinlan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Prelims

  • Martin Buday def. Jake Collier via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Cody Durden def. Charles Johnson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Irina Alekseeva def. Stephanie Egger via submission (kneebar) (Round , 2:11)
  • Marcus McGhee def. Journey Newson via submission (RNC) (Round , 2:03)
  • Jamey-Lyn Horth def. Hailey Cowan via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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