UFC 259: Song vs Phillips 03/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their first fight card for the month with UFC 259. This event will happen this Saturday, March 6 and it will be a closed-door affair inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can get to watch the matches through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Jan Blachowicz headlines the event and he will be taking on middleweight champion Israel Adesanya for the light heavyweight title. An interesting bantamweight bout comes in the undercard with Song Yadong going up against Kyler Phillips. This match has Song Yadong picked as the safer bet by the top online ufc betting website against challenger Kyler Phillips.
UFC 259: Song vs Phillips 03/06/2021
|When:||Saturday, March 6, 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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Yadong Song is known as the “Kung Fu Monkey” inside the MMA ring and he came all the way from Tianjin, China. He stands at five-foot-eight and has been training at the renowned Team Alpha Male. Song is at a very young age of 23 years old and this natural featherweight is carrying a 16-4 professional record. He has seven decisions, six knockouts, and three submissions under his name. Heading to this match, Song has won six of his last seven fights and the only non-win was a draw. His most recent win was against Marlon Vera in UFC on ESPN 8 through a unanimous decision of the judges.
Kyler Phillips is just 25 years old and he came all the way from Phoenix, Arizona in the USA. He stands at five-foot-eight and has been training at the MMA Lab fight team. Phillips has a professional fight record of 8-1 and those wins are divided into five wins, two decisions, and a submission. This fight against Song will be his third match in the organization and he has won both fights previously given to him. His most recent match was with Cameron Else in UFC on ESPN 16 just this October 2020. That match ended in the second round at the 44-second mark as Phillips knocked Else out with elbows.
Song vs Phillips Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||38%||63%|
|Win by Submission||9%||13%|
|Strikes landed per minute||4.32||6.28|
|Striking absorbed per minute||3.57||2.05|
Song vs Phillips Betting Picks
This is going to be an interesting match between two fighters that are up and coming in the UFC. Having more experience fighting in the organization, this bet on sports website puts Yadong Song on advantage against Kyler Phillips.