Yadong Song returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC Vegas 73 to battle Ricky Simon. The event took place on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Song vs. Simon featured 14 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC Vegas 73 was headlined by a battle between Yadong Song and Ricky Simon, with Caio Borralho vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Cody Durden went to war against Charles Johnson. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Vegas 73. View the full results for ‘Song vs. Simon’-led fight card below.
|UFC Vegas 73: Song vs. Simon|
|April 29, 2023|
|Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Yadong Song vs. Ricky Simon|
|Caio Borralho vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk|
UFC Vegas 73 was live 39 days ago and was the 644th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Vegas 73
Below is the 14-fight order and UFC Vegas 73 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Yadong Song defeated Ricky Simon via TKO (Punches) (Round 5 / 1:10)
- Caio Borralho defeated Michal Oleksiejczuk by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 2:49)
- Rodolfo Vieira defeated Cody Brundage via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 2 / 1:28)
- Fernando Padilla defeated Julian Erosa by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:41)
- Marcos Rogerio de Lima defeated Waldo Cortes-Acosta by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Trey Waters defeated Josh Quinlan by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Martin Buday defeated Jake Collier by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Cody Durden defeated Charles Johnson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Irina Alekseeva defeated Stephanie Egger by Submission (Kneebar) (Round 1 / 2:11)
- Marcus McGhee defeated Journey Newson by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 2:03)
- Jamey-Lyn Horth defeated Hailey Cowan by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC Vegas 73 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC Vegas 73 payouts and bonuses.
Jamey-Lyn Horth vs. Hailey Cowan
The following fight was between Hailey Cowan and Jamey-Lyn Horth. Jamey-Lyn Horth beat Hailey Cowan by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Marcus McGhee vs. Journey Newson
In the fourth bout, Marcus McGhee defeated Journey Newson by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:03 of Round 2.
Irina Alekseeva vs. Stephanie Egger
The fifth bout ended at 2:11 of Round 1 with Irina Alekseeva defeating Stephanie Egger by Submission (Kneebar).
Cody Durden vs. Charles Johnson
In the sixth fight of the night, Charles Johnson lost to Cody Durden at 5:00 of Round 3.
Martin Buday vs. Jake Collier
Martin Buday got the better of Jake Collier and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Trey Waters vs. Josh Quinlan
The eighth bout was between Josh Quinlan and Trey Waters. Trey Waters beat Josh Quinlan by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Waldo Cortes-Acosta
The ninth fight at UFC Vegas 73 was Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima. Marcos Rogerio de Lima won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Fernando Padilla vs. Julian Erosa
In the tenth bout, Fernando Padilla battled Julian Erosa and took the win by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 1:41.
Rodolfo Vieira vs. Cody Brundage
Right before the co-main event, Rodolfo Vieira prevailed over Cody Brundage. Rodolfo Vieira won by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 1:28 of Round 2.
Caio Borralho vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
In the co-main event, Caio Borralho defeated Michal Oleksiejczuk via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:49 of Round 2; Jason Herzog was the third man in the cage.
Yadong Song vs. Ricky Simon
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 1:10 of Round 5. Yadong Song defeated Ricky Simon by TKO (Punches).
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