Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC 221, including a key return to form for Tyson Pedro

11 February 2018

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.

See what the fighters of Saturday’s UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia went with as their backing tracks.

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Yoel Romero def. Luke Rockhold via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 1:48

Yoel Romero: “Soldado” by Juan Luis Guerra

Luke Rockhold: “The Rain” by DMX

Curtis Blaydes def. Mark Hunt via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

Curtis Blaydes: “Encounter The Ultimate (Theme From Mortal Kombat)” by The Immortals

Mark Hunt: “Truth To Power” by OneRepublic

Tai Tuivasa def. Cyril Asker via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:18

Tai Tuivasa: “The Horses” by Daryl Braithwaite

Cyril Asker: “Devil In Me” by Purple Disco Machine feat. Joe Killington & Duane Harden

Jake Matthews def. Li Jingliang via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-26)

Jake Matthews: “Kickstart My Heart” by Motley Crue

Li Jingliang: “We Are Rising”

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Tyson Pedro def. Saparbek Safarov via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:54

Tyson Pedro: “Sexual” by NEIKED feat. Dyo

Saparbek Safarov: “The Last of the Mohicans”

“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim def. Damien Brown via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

”Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim: “You and Me (Flume Remix)” by Disclosure feat. Eliza Doolittle

Damien Brown: “Bad Company” by Five Finger Death Punch

Israel Adesanya def. Rob Wilkinson via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:37

Israel Adesanya: “Juicy Booty” by Chris Brown

Rob Wilkinson: “Banana Brain” by Die Antwoord

Alex Volkanovski def. Jeremy Kennedy via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:57

Alex Volkanovski: “Game of Thrones (Violin Rock Cover)” by Jason Yang & Roger Lima

Jeremy Kennedy: “Jungle” by Andre Nickatina

Jussier Formiga def. Ben Nguyen via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:43

Jussier Formiga: “O Hino” by Fernandinho

Ben Nguyen: “Shocking Lemon” by Inner Light

Ross Pearson def. Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Ross Pearson: “Mi Gente” by J Balvin & Willy William

Mizuto Hirota: “Eat The Rich” by Aerosmith

Jose Quinonez def. Teruto Ishihara via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Jose Quinonez: “Yo Soy Mexicano” by Jorge Negrete

Teruto Ishihara: “Lion No KO (Yashabo Version)” by Spinna B-ill

Luke Jumeau def. Daichi Abe via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 28-27)

Luke Jumeau: “Dreaming” by Scribe

Daichi Abe: “He’s A Pirate (Pirates of the Caribbean Theme)” by Klaus Badelt

For complete coverage of UFC 221, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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