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Knockout! Watch Song Yadong starch Marlon Moraes with vicious uppercut - UFC Vegas 50

Song Yadong earned the biggest win of his career earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 12, 2022) at UFC Vegas 50 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the bantamweight contender stopped Marlon Moraes with a nasty first-round knockout (punch).

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Both fighters fired heavy shots in the early going, but Yadong packed a little more power. Moraes stood his ground and willing exchanged, which allowed Yadong to land a perfectly-timed right uppercut that planted “Magic” on the canvas. Yadong moved in for the kill, but Moraes was already done.

Check out the video highlights above courtesy of UFC/ESPN.

Yadong, 24, has now won his last three trips to the Octagon and currently holds a 8-1-1 record since entering the promotion back in 2017. The young contender has showed enough over the last few years to warrant a shot at the division’s top 10 his next time out.

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