Aljamain Sterling, Henry Cejudo, and many more react to the stunning first-round TKO by Song Yadong against Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 50

Song Yadon finished Marlon Moraes in the first round of the fight to register his 8th octagon victory. Here is how the Twitter world reacted to it

Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes Twitter Reaction
Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes Twitter Reaction

In the UFC Fight Night 203, Song Yadong and Marlon Moraes went against each other in a bantamweight contest. The hype behind the fight was massive and Song just proved to the world that he is here to stay. The Chinese registered a win against Morales in the very first round via TKO. The 24-year-old made a statement and earned a lot of new fans and respect tonight. He was 7-1 in the UFC and was looking solid. With the 8th knockout finish of his professional career, Song is on his way be in the top ten fighters in the division. 

It was Song Yadong’s third consecutive win in a row which started at UFC 265 against Caset Kenny. With performances like these nobody can stop him to fight the top guys in the future and best them. After that incredible win, Song called out Dominick Cruz for a fight. According to Song, he has a lot of respect for Cruz and would like to fight him next.

Twitter went wild on the first round TKO victory by Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 50

Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes Twitter Reaction
Song Yadong vs Marlon Moraes Twitter Reaction

Several UFC athletes, former superstars, journalists, etc reacted to the tremendous performance given by Song at UFC Vegas 50. The fight started with both the fighters showing great focus and exchanging strikes. But after some time, Song landed a vicious two-punch combo which was enough to knock down Moraes. Henry Cejudo was quite surprised with Yadong’s performance and wrote:

Bantamweight champion also took Twitter to shares his reaction to the fight. Sterling was pretty surprised by the fact that Song called out Cruz in English. Being Chinese, Song’s English is not perfect but he has been trying a lot to learn and have conversations with fans and media. The ‘ Funk Master’ surely noticed it and appreciated the effort. 

Here is how some other notable figures of the MMA community reacted after Yadong’s staggering performance tonight:

What are your thoughts on his amazing win of Song against Moraes? Where do you put Song in the division and who will fight him next? Do you think he will get the chance of fighting Dominick Cruz after calling him out? 

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