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Megan Anderson recalls run-in with Casey Kenney after crude remarks: ‘He s—t himself and ran the other way’

According to Megan Anderson, Casey Kenney’s actions didn’t correspond with his words after some less than flattering remarks ahead of their same-night fights. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does have a code of conduct despite its complete lack of reinforcement in recent years. One of the bigger recent cases of some line crossing between co-workers (or independent contractors?) came ahead of UFC 259 in March 2021.
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UFC 265 results: Song Yadong splits Casey Kenney in PPV opener

Song Yadong — fighting out of Heilongjiang, China — and Casey Kenney — fighting out of Tucson, Ariz. — kicked off the UFC 265 pay-per-view (PPV) main card tonight (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, each hoping to return to the win column at each others’ expense.
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UFC 265 results: Song Yadong outstrikes Casey Kenney over three rounds to earn split decision win

Song Yadong outstruck Casey Kenney for the better part of all three rounds but he still had to sweat out a split decision win to kick off the UFC 265 main card. While it appeared that Song had done enough with his counter striking attack where he was on target with far more shots landed, he ultimately had to wait until the third scorecard was read to celebrate his victory. The final scores were 29-28 and 30-27 for Song with judge Kerry Hatley giving Kenney the fight 29-28.
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Song Yadong Edges Casey Kenney In Close Decision – UFC 265 Results (Highlights)

Casey Kenney takes on Song Yadong to open up the main card of UFC 265 in Houston, TX. Casey Kenney opens up the round with many feints and many body kicks. Yadong would look to also stand and trade shots, unleashing devastating power with every punch. Kenney would look to outpoint and evade, targeting Song’s body with kicks. Near the end of the round, Kenney would trip up Song. Song would pop right up in the small moment of danger, Kenney would attempt a guillotine on his opponent while in the clinch. The two would separate. Round ends.
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UFC 265 results: Tecia Torres earns another nod over Angela Hill, Song Yadong edges out Casey Kenney

The UFC 265 PPV main card is underway, and in the strawweight division the #10 ranked, Tecia Torres, out-struck the #12 ranked, Angela Hill, en route to a unanimous decision victory. This is actually Tecia’s second unanimous nod over Hill, with the first one taking place back at UFC 188 in 2015. As far as tonight goes, Torres was slick with her in and out footwork, and parlayed that with a rangey attack of side kicks and leaping punches. Having already fought some of the very best in the world, Torres seems to be on a mission to climb back up that divisional ladder.
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UFC 265 live blog: Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney

This is the UFC 265 live blog for Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney, a bantamweight main card fight for Saturday’s fight card at Toyota Center in Houston. The fight pits two top-tier bantamweights seeking to break into the top-15 after recent setbacks. Yadong earned a 5-0-1 record in the octagon before his most recent appearance, a UFC 259 meeting with Kyler Phillips that ended in a unanimous decision loss. He owns wins over the currently ranked Marlon Vera and fought to a draw with Cody Stamann.
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Casey Kenney confident he beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 259: ‘I thought I got two rounds there’

Casey Kenney’s growing list of victories almost had the bantamweight GOAT added to it. Back in March, Kenney was matched up with two-time UFC champion Dominick Cruz at UFC 259 in a high-profile bout that headlined the ESPN preliminaries. After three rounds of action, Cruz earned a split nod, preventing Kenney from becoming just the fourth man to ever defeat “The Dominator.”
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UFC 265’s Casey Kenney: T.J. Dillashaw deserves ‘next title shot’

The scorecards for Cory Sandhagen vs. T.J. Dillashaw (and many other fights at UFC Vegas 32) caused a fierce debate online; however, Casey Kenny says Dillashaw is deserving of an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title shot. Kenney — who is coming off a loss to Dillashaw’s rival Dominick Cruz...
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UFC 265 Predictions: Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney odds, analysis

The UFC 265 main card on August 7 will be opened up by two up-and-coming bantamweights, who look to rebound from recent losses. American Judoka-wrestler Casey Kenney most recently found himself on the wrong end of a hard-fought decision to bantamweight legend Dominick Cruz. Former Sanda fighter, Yadong Song, on the other hand, coming off a tough battle with Kyler Phillips where he too, lost on the scorecards.
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Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney – UFC 265 Preview

Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney is a not only a quintessential PPV opener, but a testament to the depth at 135lbs. Despite the elite level of MMA fans are guaranteed to see between the two, neither man currently has a ranking. In this preview, we’ll take a look at where each fighter stands and how their clash at UFC 265 might go.
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5 Things You Might Not Know about Casey Kenney

Casey Kenney has yet to turn the corner to full-blown contention in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight division, but he carries the look of someone who plans to do so in the not-too-distant future. Kenney will confront Yadong Song in an intriguing three-round bantamweight showcase at UFC 265 this Saturday...
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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 46 with Vicente Luque, Casey Kenney, Alonzo Menifield, and Ode Osbourne

The 46th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC 265. We’re first joined by sixth-ranked UFC welterweight, Vicente Luque (2:31) joins the show. Next, UFC bantamweight, Casey Kenney (14:32) comes on. UFC light heavyweight, Alonzo Menifield (25:56) then joins the program. Closing out the show is UFC flyweight, Ode Osbourne (36:23).
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What the Heck, Episode 70: Mads Burnell, Taylor Starling, Alex Perez and Casey Kenney

On this week’s edition of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with Bellator featherweight Mads Burnell (8:15) following his unanimous decision win over Emmanuel Sanchez in the co-main event of Bellator 263 to discuss his seventh straight victory, how much fun he had in there with Sanchez, the importance of understanding defense when it comes to how judges should score fights, not being surprised about A.J. McKee’s finish of Patricio Pitbull, and wanting to return in November when Bellator returns to Ireland.
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UFC 265 card: Song Yadong vs Casey Kenney full fight preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight prospects Song Yadong and Casey Kenney will throw down this weekend (Sat., July 31, 2021) at UFC 265 from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. At just 23 years of age, Yadong already has a wealth of experience under the UFC banner. He rose up...
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Tucson fighter Casey Kenney set to face Song Yadong in UFC 265

The last time Casey Kenney fought, it was against a fellow Tucsonan and legend in the bantam weight division — Dominick Cruz on March 6 in UFC 259 at Las Vegas. Kenney, who trains at Rise Combat Sports on Tanque Verde Road, narrowly lost to Cruz in a split decision, but looked really good throughout the entire three rounds, against a former champion, at that.
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Casey Kenney to Face Yadong Song at UFC 265 on Aug. 7

Casey Kenney will square off against Yadong Song in a bantamweight bout at UFC 265. Kenney confirmed the booking on social media following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. UFC 265 takes place on Aug. 7 and features a women’s bantamweight title tilt pitting Amanda Nunes against Julianna Pena. A location for the event has not been announced.
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