Song Yadong

Song Yadong

Personal Information

Full Name Song Yadong
Date of Birth December 2, 1997
Age 26
Nationality Chinese
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Nickname The Kung Fu Kid
Weight Class Bantamweight
Status Active

Song Yadong News

"I'll make you a limp d*ng" - Henry Cejudo resumes trash-talk on X with top bantamweights over next UFC outing "I'll make you a limp d*ng" - Henry Cejudo resumes trash-talk on X with top bantamweights over next UFC outing
"I'll make you a limp d*ng" - Henry Cejudo resumes trash-talk on X with top bantamweights over next UFC outing 
Petr Yan reportedly suffered serious injury in first round after almost pulling out of UFC 299 Petr Yan reportedly suffered serious injury in first round after almost pulling out of UFC 299
Petr Yan reportedly suffered serious injury in first round after almost pulling out of UFC 299
Sportsmanship shown: Song Yadong and Petr Yan's backstage embrace post rollercoaster UFC 299 clash in Florida Sportsmanship shown: Song Yadong and Petr Yan's backstage embrace post rollercoaster UFC 299 clash in Florida
Sportsmanship shown: Song Yadong and Petr Yan's backstage embrace post rollercoaster UFC 299 clash in Florida
Cory Sandhagen reveals the hardest he has been hit, and it's not one of the three bantamweights who've beaten him in UFC Cory Sandhagen reveals the hardest he has been hit, and it's not one of the three bantamweights who've beaten him in UFC
Cory Sandhagen reveals the hardest he has been hit, and it's not one of the three bantamweights who've beaten him in UFC
"Lived in the same training facility back in the day in Zhengzhou” - Israel Adesanya shares surprising connection to UFC 299 main card fighter "Lived in the same training facility back in the day in Zhengzhou” - Israel Adesanya shares surprising connection to UFC 299 main card fighter
"Lived in the same training facility back in the day in Zhengzhou” - Israel Adesanya shares surprising connection to UFC 299 main card fighter 

Song Yadong: A Brief Biography

Song Yadong
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Song Yadong is a 26-year-old mixed martial artist from China competing in the bantamweight division of the UFC. Song is currently the No. 8-ranked contender in the division. Born on December 2, 1997, Song Yadong was sent to a martial arts school by his mother to learn Sanda at 9. And Song was able to make his professional MMA debut before 16.


Yadong had a professional MMA record of 11-5-1 before signing a multiple-fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his octagon debut in the featherweight division and won the fight via a guillotine choke submission in the first round. The fight took place on November 25, 2017, against Bharat Khandare. He has had 13 fights in the UFC and won 10 of them. Yadong has only lost to Kyler Philips and Cory Sandhagen in the UFC. He also ended up in a draw against Cody Stamann.


Player Name Personal Information


NameSong Yadong
Age26
DOBDecember 2, 1997
NationalityChinese
Mother Name -
Father name -
ProfessionProfessional Mixed Martial Artist
Net Worth$1 million (estimated)
Height1.73m
Weight135 lb
Education -
Relationship StatusMarried


Song Yadong Early Life


Song Yadong trained to become a combat sports athlete from an early age. He was sent to Sanda martial arts school to learn the craft of martial arts at the age of nine. He started training in the sport right after turning 13. Song Yadong became a professional mixed martial artist around the age of 16.


Song Yadong Personal life


Not much is known about the personal life of Song Yadong; however, after being born in Hulan District, Harbin, in China, he was brought up by his mother as a single parent. Yadong was sent to a martial arts school as a child by his mother.


Song Yadong Wife


Song Yadong is married to his wife, Daisy Yadong. She maintains a low profile when it comes to her personal life and there is very little information available about her in the public domain.


Song Yadong Kids


Song Yadong and his wife, Daisy Yadong, are parents to a son. They welcomed their baby in 2018 and named him Justin Manhattan Song.


Song Yadong Social Media


Song Yadong maintains his presence in the virtual world through different social media platforms. The links to his social media accounts can be found below:


Song Yadong Net Worth


Song Yadong is estimated to have a net worth of around $1 million. Yadong is a successful professional mixed martial artist and most of his earnings come from his career as a mixed martial artist. He also has a lucrative brand endorsement deal, which helps him strengthen his finances.


Song Yadong Endorsements


Song Yadong currently has an endorsement deal with a brand called Trifecta Nutrition.


Song Yadong MMA Record


Song Yadong has a record of 21 wins, 7 losses, 1 no-contest, and 1 draw.


30 matches21 wins7 losses
By knockout92
By submission30
By decision94
By disqualification01
Draws1
No contests1



Song Yadong MMA Losses


Song Yadong has seven losses to his record as of March 2024. His first loss came against Ji Xian at One FC: 24 Dynasty of Champions by a unanimous decision. Giovanni Moljo defeated him for the second time at Road to M-1: China by a second-round DQ.


Song Yadong suffered his third professional loss at the hands of Alexey Polpudnikov, who defeated him via a second-round KO at Kunlun Fight 44: Mayor's Cup 2016. He encountered the fourth loss of his career against Renat Ondar at WLF E.P.I.C. 9, where he was beaten by a unanimous decision. He suffered the fifth loss of his career again against Renat Ondar at the WLF World Championship. Kyler Phillips handed Yadong the sixth loss of his career at UFC 259 by a unanimous decision.


Song Yadong suffered the seventh loss of his professional career at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song against Cory Sandhagen. He was outplayed by Sandhagen by a fourth-round TKO to secure a win.


Song Yadong Championships won

Song Yadong is yet to win a title as a professional mixed martial artist.




*Last updated on March 9, 2024.

FAQs on Song Yadong

Song Yadong only has two losses in the UFC so far. 

Song Yadong has had thirteen fights in the UFC.

Song Yadong is currently the No. 7th contender in the bantamweight rankings.

A. Song Yadong is a Chinese national.

A. He has a profesional record of 21 wins, 7 losses, 1 no-contest, and 1 draw.

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