Article

Zombie Finishes Poirier, Calls for Aldo - UFC on FUEL TV Main Event Results

Read on for the UFC on FUEL TV 3 main event report...
FAIRFAX, VA, May 15 – If Korea needs an MMA superstar, they have found their man.

“The Korean Zombie,” as 25-year-old Chan Sung Jung is affectionately known in the sport, choked out Dustin Poirier in the fourth round Tuesday night to cap a thrilling UFC on FUEL TV main event at the Patriot Center that was certainly Fight of The Night and which stands a strong chance of being one of the most entertaining scraps of 2012.

“I want to thank all the Korean fans and the Korean community that came here to support me today,” the exhausted featherweight said after winning his third straight. “He had me in trouble at the beginning of the third round. The thought of giving up was in my head but I just kept going …”

While Poirier began to take control in round three, repeatedly cracking a barely-able-to-stand Jung with hard left hands, it was Jung (13-3) who delivered in most other moments of the fight. He jumped on Poirier early, catching a kick for a takedown and immediately cutting Poirier’s forehead with an elbow strike. Typically relentless in his attacks, Jung suffocated Poirier (12-2) with pressure and punches and takedowns in the second, even dropping the highly-regarded Louisianan with a punch. The crowd chanted “Zombie! Zombie!” as he ravaged the “Fightville” documentary star with flying knees and threatened with deep armbars and triangle chokes.

After Poirier’s resurgence in the third round, it was proper to wonder if Jung had enough in his tank to survive and keep from squandering his lead. But he put any such thoughts to rest in round four by rocking Poirier with punches and then finishing him on the mat with a D’Arce choke, ending the bout at the 1:07 mark and leaving the wondering to center on what’s next for the charismatic Korean warrior, who fights in the mold of an in-his-prime Wanderlei Silva but also has a fearsome ground game to go with it.

Jung’s plans?

“I want Jose Aldo.”

미디어

최근
Watch the ticket on-sale press conference for UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov, live Wednesday, April 23rd at 6am KST.
2014. 4. 21
2연패 중이었던 페더급의 맥스 할러웨이가 윌 초프를 2라운드에 피니쉬하며 연패사슬을 끊었다. 할러웨이는 UFC 172에서 팀 알파매일의 안드리 필리와 대결을 펼칠 예정이다
2014. 4. 18
UFC 라이트헤비급 챔피언 존 존스가 켈리와 마이클에게 자신의 종합격투기 기술을 전수해 주었다.
2014. 4. 22
UFC 172 데이나 화이트 브이로그에서 UFC 171을 되돌아보자
2014. 4. 22