Tag: Chan Sung Jung

Aljamain Sterling won a close split decision victory over Petr Yan to unify and retain the bantamweight title at UFC 273. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Sterling, Volkanovski Retain Titles at UFC 273

Two champions came into UFC 273 looking to retain their titles at the pay-per-view event in Jacksonville. Both left with their belts secured, one as a substantial underdog. Aljamain Sterling won a split-decision victory over Petr Yan to unify the UFC bantamweight title and erase much of the doubt over […]

Alexander Volkanovski needs a new opponent for his next title defense after Max Holloway dropped out due to a lingering injury. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

UFC Notebook: Who Will Step Up to Fight Alexander Volkanovski?

Max Holloway dropped out of his title fight against featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272, but there is no shortage of fighters willing to step into that main event bout. ESPN reported that Holloway informed the UFC that he would not be able to make the March 5 bout […]

Brian Ortega (right) swept all five rounds to earn a resounding unanimous decision victory over Chan Sung Jung (left) at UFC Fight Night 180. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Ortega Slays Korean Zombie; McGregor Sets Date for Poirier Fight

Brian Ortega pitched a shutout against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 180 on Saturday, earning himself a featherweight title shot in the process. All three judges scored the main event bout 50-45 for Ortega, who looked fresh and dominant against Jung throughout the 25-minute fight. […]

Chan Sung Jung – better known as The Korean Zombie – will take on Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC Fight Night 165. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Fight Night 165: Frankie Edgar Steps in to Battle Korean Zombie

“The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, will look to claw his way further up the featherweight rankings as he takes on Frankie Edgar in the main event at UFC Fight Night 165 in South Korea on Saturday. Edgar (23-7-1) is a last-minute replacement for Brian Ortega, who partially tore his […]