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UFC on ESPN 7 results: Cody Stamann vs. Song Yadong ends in majority draw following first round point deduction

Neither Cody Stamann nor Song Yadong will leave Washington D.C. with a win after their bantamweight battle at UFC on ESPN 7 ended in a majority draw.

The decision was ultimately rendered after a point deduction was levied against Song in the opening round, which was the difference between a draw and a victory for the 22-year-old prospect from China.

The final scorecards read 29-27, 28-28 and 28-28.

The decisive point deduction came in the opening round after Song fought his way free from a Stamann takedown before unloading a massive knee strikes that landed flush to the head.