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!
Continue reading UFC Seoul: Sung Hoon Choo (Yoshihiro Akiyama) vs Alberto Mina Fight Video (Crowd View) | UFC서울 추성훈 vs 알베르토 미나 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 short video clip of the ‘Supernatural’ Tae Hyun Bang (방태현). After nearly sealing the win early in the first round, he had to dig deep to get his hands raised in a hard-earned split decision victory at UFC Seoul. Regardless of what was left in his gas tank, he was always looking for the knockout!
Korean MMA Fans, re-live the awesome performance the ‘Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim (김동현) put on at UFC Seoul last weekend! Even after a late opponent change, the Stun Gun showed the home country crowd why he is ranked as the number 7 welterweight fighter in the world. Kim lands a signature judo throw takedown and secures a side mounted crucifix before landing a barrage of punches until the referee was forced to stop the fight. The Korean fans stood behind him at every punch! Dong Hyun Kim has now become a finisher with his last 4 wins coming by TKO, KO, or submission. Can’t wait his next fight! 스턴건 화이팅!
Korean MMA Fans, check out the UFC Pulse Episodes for Fight Night Seoul!
Episode 1: Fighter registration, autographs, and interview with Benson Henderson (벤슨 헨더슨)
Episode 2: UFC Fighter demonstration at a high school and UFC Seoul Open Workouts!
Episode 3: Fighter interviews at Media Day
Episode 4: UFC Seoul Weigh Ins
Episode 5: Korean Octagon Girl Seung Ok Yoo and Fight Night!
Continue reading UFC Fight Night Seoul: UFC Pulse Episodes
Korean MMA Fans, check out this awesome video of the ‘Korean Superboy’ Doo Ho Choi (최두호) scoring his first knockdown during his fight at UFC Seoul! Just listen to the Korean crowd roar! It doesn’t take long for Choi to find his range and timing. His striking seems to be at another level. Can’t wait for him to start climbing the UFC featherweight ladder!
Also check out the finish at Korean Superboy Doo Ho Choi’s Knockout Moment at UFC Seoul!
Korean MMA Fans, watch this short video of the moment Doo Ho Choi (최두호) finishes his opponent Sam Sicilia. It took the ‘Korean Superboy’ just 1 minute and 33 seconds into the first round to earn a knockout victory at UFC Seoul this past Saturday. Just listen to the crowd shouting his name! This fight earned him a Performance of the Night bonus. With his second spectacular finish inside the Octagon, Choi has grabbed the attention of the MMA world as a legitimate featherweight contender. Now the question is, who will he face next??
Korean MMA Fans, check out this UFC Seoul recap video with the Fight Network’s John Ramdeen and Robin Black. These guys always have great information and analysis on the sport of mixed martial arts. It’s definitely worth a watch to see their reactions to the first UFC event in Korea this past weekend!