UFC Vegas 42: Song Yadong lands a perfect head kick to end the night for Julio Arce

Julio Arce and Song Yadong competed in a bantamweight contest at UFC Vegas 42, and Yadong got the TKO victory in round number 2.

Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 42
Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 42

The bantamweight contest between Julio Arce (17-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Song Yadong (17-5-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) started the main card of UFC Vegas 42. These two athletes gave their all, and it was a competitive fight until Yadong ended the fight in a spectacular fashion.

Round 1 – Yadong and Arce took some time before exchanging shots. Yadong swung hard but missed and Arce kept his distance with a stiff jab. Yadong was not looking to score points he was swinging to get a knockout, the right hand from Yadong was good but Arce was setting his shots better with a jab. A hard body kick lands from Yadong but Arce lands a straight to make things even, very close round.

Song Yadong gets the TKO victory over Julio Arce at UFC Vegas 42

Round 2 – Arce was trying to pressure Yadong and he was fighting behind his jab. A couple of early exchanges but nothing significant landed. Yadong was now looking to counter and he landed a couple of straights that hurt his opponent. Arce tried to advance, but he was stung by a combination, Yadong followed it up with a head kick and hook, Arce was hurt, and Yadong sealed the deal with a barrage of punches. The referee stopped the fight, and Yadong got the victory. Great start to the main card of UFC Vegas 42

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