The former PXC and TOP FC bantamweight champion, Kwan Ho Kwak, made his long awaited UFC debut in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He put his undefeated record on the line against the undefeated Brett Johns. After a tough bout, Kwak marked his first career loss by unanimous decision. Continue reading Kwan Ho Kwak Shows Heart in UFC Debut Loss
Korean MMA Fans, according to a recent article on Sherdog, it appears that the UFC has released featherweight fighter, Yui Chul Nam, from its roster. His brief stint inside the Octagon resulted in a disappointing record of 1 win and 2 losses. However, I will make the argument that the decision to cut him was simply unfair. Continue reading Was Yui Chul Nam Released From The UFC Too Quickly?
Korean MMA Fans, it looks like the ‘Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim’s handiwork inside the Octagon is getting recognition from the ‘Count’ Michael Bisping. Check out the video clip above to watch UFC Now episode 302 where Bisping mentions Dong Hyun Kim’s spinning elbow knockout of John Hathaway on his list for Top 5 Spinning Attacks. It’s always good to see the Stun Gun get the credit he deserves for his fighting performances. On behalf of the Korean MMA community, thank you to Mr. Bisping for noticing, remembering, and sharing this highlight moment.
Korean MMA Fans, check out this interview video with the ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim (김동현)! This interview takes place about a month after the UFC Seoul event in South Korea. As a late replacement for the injured Hyun Gyu Lim (임현규), Kim had an opportunity to step up to the welterweight division and suffered a brutal loss in his Octagon debut. Watch the video to see what he has to say about his fight and what he plans to do next.
Rough translation is provided below: Continue reading Interview Video with ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim Post UFC Seoul | 마에스트로 김동현 인터뷰 영상
Korean MMA Fans, check out the videos below to watch the UFC Seoul fight between Sung Hoon Choo (Yoshihiro Akiyama) and Alberto Mina! Just listen to the crowd chant for the Korean-Japanese fighter. Although Choo lost via split decision, the 40 year old MMA veteran stayed tough and even showed a new weapon in his arsenal; the leg kick.
The judoka used leg kicks to great effect evidenced by the extensive bruising on the opponent’s left thigh. The Sexyama’s kicks proved to be a good investment by the third and final round as Mina struggled to stay standing. Regardless of the end decision, both fighters put on a great fight for the audience. As fans, we can only hope that the man known as ‘Sexyama’ will grace us with his presence inside the Octagon once again! 추성훈 화이팅!
Korean MMA Fans, check out this highlight video of the ‘Korean Superboy’ Doo Ho Choi (최두호)! This is a recent video including his back-to-back knockout wins in the UFC. This featherweight fighter has collected two knockout victories inside the Octagon both within the first round. Over the course of his young career, he has repeatedly displayed his quick, accurate, and powerful strikes. With sharp knockout capabiities, fans can already imagine a title shot not too far into his future.
Korean MMA Fans, let’s take a look back to August 3, 2013, when the ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung (정찬성) challenged Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship title. Be sure to watch the video to catch the entire fight! It was a historic night as Jung became the first South Korean fighter to challenge for a UFC championship belt. Continue reading UFC Free Fight Video: ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung vs Jose Aldo | 코리안 좀비 정찬성 vs 알도 영상
Korean MMA Fans, be sure to watch these videos to see the ‘Ox’ return to the Octagon at UFC Seoul! It is a middleweight battle between Dongi Yang (양동이) and Jake Collier. With his second chance at a UFC career, Yang made sure to make a statement with his TKO finish of Collier. The ‘Ox’ really showed his power by displaying some heavy, fight-finishing ground and pound. He looks ready to make an impact in the UFC’s middleweight division. Can’t wait to see him fight again!
Korean MMA Fans, check out this awesome highlight video of the ‘Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim (김동현)! It’s a great collection of a lot of the memorable fight moments he has put on during his career inside the Octagon. This video includes his most recent victory in UFC Seoul as well! Currently ranked number 7 in the welterweight division, Kim has been swimming with the sharks for a long time. Will we see another Korean fighter challenge for a championship title soon??