‘Korean Zombie’ Knew He Would Fight Yair Rodriguez • MMA News


‘Korean Zombie’ Knew He Would Fight Yair Rodriguez • MMA News

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This weekend (Sat. November 10, 2018) the UFC will play host to an amazing featherweight match-up. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung will make his return to the cage in opposition to Yair Rodriguez. They’ll headline UFC Denver from the Pepsi Heart in Denver, Colorado. Initially, Jung was scheduled to face Frankie Edgar in the primary occasion. Sadly, “The Answer” suffered an harm that pressured him to drag out.

Now, Rodriguez has stepped in Edgar’s place. It stays to be seen what meaning for his beforehand promised title alternative. That is actually a unique stylistic match-up for Jung, nonetheless, he advised media just lately he knew he’d finally share the cage with “El Pantera” down the highway (by way of MMA Junkie):

“Yair has his own style,” Jung mentioned. “He stands out. Because he’s in the same featherweight division I knew one day I would have to face him. … It’s just a change in opponent. To be honest it doesn’t really affect me that much as a fighter. Fighter’s fight, that’s what we do.”

After finishing necessary navy service in his native South Korea, Jung returned after a four-year layoff in February of 2017. He defeated Dennis Bermudez with a first-round knockout. Now, he’ll look to take out one of many featherweight division’s hottest younger stars in Rodriguez.

What are your ideas on Jung saying he knew he’d someday share the Octagon with Rodriguez?

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