UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie

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UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateDecember 21, 2019 (2019-12-21)
VenueSajik Arena
CityBusan, South Korea
Event chronology
UFC 245 UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie

UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie (also known as UFC Fight Night 165 and UFC on ESPN+ 23) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to take place on December 21, 2019 at Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea.[1][2][3]

Background[edit]

The event will mark the promotion's first visit to Busan and the second in South Korea, after UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal in November 2015.[1]

A featherweight bout between former UFC Featherweight Championship challengers Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung has been slated as the event headliner.[4]

Fight card[edit]

Fight Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung
Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakić
Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja vs. Matt Schnell
Women's Strawweight Veronica Macedo vs. Amanda Lemos

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Announced bouts[edit]

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Da Un Jung vs. Mike Rodriguez[6]
  • Middleweight bout: Jun Yong Park vs. Marc-André Barriault[7]
  • Featherweight bout: Doo Ho Choi vs Charles Jourdain[8]
  • Women's Flyweight bout: Ji Yeon Kim vs Sabina Mazo[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joong Ang Ilbo (2019-07-07). "UFC hosts Korea in four years ... Place is Busan". news.joins.com. Retrieved 2019-07-08.(in Korean)
  2. ^ Newswire, MMA Fighting (2019-05-12). "UFC announces dates for third, fourth quarter of 2019, including returns to Sacramento, San Antonio, Mexico City". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  3. ^ Harkness, Ryan (2019-05-12). "UFC reveals event schedule for remainder of 2019". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  4. ^ Nolan King (2019-09-23). "Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung to headline UFC on ESPN+ 23 in South Korea". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  5. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  6. ^ Redactie (2019-09-26). "Da Un Jung fights home game during UFC Busan against Mike Rodriguez". www.mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-09-26.(in Dutch)
  7. ^ Redactie (2019-09-27). "Jun Yong Park vs. Marc-André Barriault added to UFC Busan". www.mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-09-27.(in Dutch)
  8. ^ DNA, MMA. "Doo Ho Choi gaat het opnemen tegen Charles Jourdain tijdens UFC Busan". Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  9. ^ ATSteveDuncan (2019-10-17). "Sabina Mazo vs. Kim Ji-Yeon agregado a UFC Busan". MMA.uno , #1 En noticias de Artes Marciales Mixtas (MMA) en Español. (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-10-17.