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‘Korean Zombie’ Calls for Future Matchup with Featherweight Contender Frankie Edgar

Chan Sung Jung isn’t one for elaborate callouts, but he gets his point across nonetheless.
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‘Korean Zombie’ Calls for Future Matchup with Featherweight Contender Frankie Edgar

Chan Sung Jung isn’t one for elaborate callouts, but he gets his point across nonetheless.
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Jason Knight Replaces Injured ‘Korean Zombie,’ Meets Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214

Rising star Jason Knight will get the toughest test of his career to date when he meets Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214.
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Korean Zombie just called out Ricardo Lamas: Fight me — or get stuck on the prelims

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung is finally back with the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, following a couple of years playing soldier, and he wants to get his career on the fast track to a 145-pound title shot.

And the best way to accomplish that goal is by knocking off contending featherweights, starting with longtime veteran Ricardo Lamas, who can either battle “Korean Zombie” in the main event of an upcoming fight card, or get stuck on the FOX Sports 1 “Prelims.”

His words:

Can’t get much clearer than that.

Jung (14-4) got back to his winning ways by smashing Dennis Bermudez at UFC Fight Night 104 just last month (more on that here). Lamas (17-5), meanwhile, was abandoned by Frankie Edgar — by way of Yair Rodriguez — after choking out Charles Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 98 last November.

This potential showdown doing anything for you?

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Korean Zombie headlines best Fight Night ratings in one year

Chan Sung Jung came through with a great knockout finish in his UFC return this past weekend, and he also proved himself in the marketability department.

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night, headlined by Jung’s win over Dennis Bermudez, averaged 1,158,000 viewers, the best number for a Fight Night broadcast in one year. It was the ninth-highest in FS 1 history.

The number was drawn even with the disadvantage from a ratings perspective of a main event ending in the first round.

In addition, the prelims, headlined by Curtis Blaydes vs. Adam Milstead, did 834,000 viewers, were also the ninth-most in the history of the station. The prelims were going against college basketball on ESPN (Kentucky vs. Florida) that did 1,896,000 viewers and an NBA game on ABC that did 2,818,000 viewers.

It was the highest-rated Fight Night since the Feb. 6, 2016, show, ironically also on the eve of the Super Bowl. That was a far more loaded show, given it was originally a pay-per-view card. It was moved to FS 1 when the Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum heavyweight title fight fell through. It was headlined by Johny Hendricks, when Hendricks was still a major name, coming off his title series with Robbie Lawler, facing Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, and featured Roy Nelson, Ovince Saint Preux and Joseph Benavidez.

Saturday’s show had no established draws, although Alexa Grasso had done well in her first television fight and Felice Herrig came from Ultimate Fighter and had a high profile loss to Paige VanZant, Saint Preux was on this show, and Jessica Andrade was a legitimate top strawweight title contender.

The show peaked at 1,286,000 for the Saint Preux upset loss to Volkan Oezmemir.

The pre-fight show did 237,000 viewers and post-fight show did 355,000 viewers.

There were prelims before the major pay-per-view shows of 2016 on FS 1 that significantly beat this number. But it has to be considered unexpectedly strong for a Fight Night show.

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Midnight Mania! Nate Diaz training with Amir Khan, Korean Zombie return inspired by Dominick Cruz

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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight we’ve got lots of things. All of the things. Dominick Cruz inspiring Chan Sung Jung’s comeback, Nate Diaz working on his boxing with the best, some alternative Holly Holm facts, Yoel Romero calling himself a tsunami on the MMA Hour, and much more.


Insomnia

The Korean Zombie was inspired by Dominick Cruz’s legendary comeback? It makes sense- hurdles like ring rust are largely psychological.

Look at Nate Diaz out here. LOL’ing at fight offers and sharpening up his boxing with Amir Khan. He has already applied for his boxing license from Nevada and California, and it looks like he intends to use it.

UFC 208 is coming up, and it’s a good fight card, even if the inaugural women’s featherweight belt as a headliner seems contrived.

Holly Holm has lost two straight and gets a title shot based on name value, against Muay Thai legend Germane De Randamie, whose selection also makes little sense:

Also, this stat doesn’t seem right.

Nope:

Angela Hill wearing the effects of her epic FOTN clash with next title challenger Jessica Andrade:

10 am, time for a lil bourbon in my coffee. ☕️

A photo posted by Angela “Overkill” Hill (@angieoverkill) on

Tony Ferguson going after McGregor on social media, and while McNuggets is… not a good insult… at least Ferguson is playing up his “El Cucuy” nickname.

Best dancers in MMA:

Speaking of dancing, Tonya Evinger is not a good influence on UFC champion Amanda Nunes:

“I luv a nipple”" ….

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Slips, Rips and KO Clips

Ramon Dekkers, all-time great Muay Thai westerner:

This is a problem I face on a weekly basis:

Nice artwork:

Listen to the MMA Hour under “podcasts” to hear Yoel Romero’s descriptions of himself and Michael Bisping on a beach.

Nice sequence:

Sometimes during my walkouts I get turned around too


Quick Hits

  • This pic of women’s strawweight contender Felice Herrig next to Shaquille O’Neil does not look real.
  • Jack Slack’s GIF-filled breakdown of the Andrade-Hill fight from the weekend
  • A former UFC heavyweight is currently in intensive care- your thoughts and prayers are appreciated

Podcasts and Video

Breaking down this weekend’s co-main event with Flyin Brian J:

UFC Embedded Episode 1

Joanna Jedrzejczyk (got it right without Google this time, I promise) talking about her three Muay Thai losses to Valentina Shevchenko:

The MMA Hour- listen for Yoel Romero, no for gay Jesus

Monday Morning Analyst:


Random Land

Dogs are just this ridiculous.

Stay woke, Maniacs!

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UFC Fight Night 104 Results: The Korean Zombie KOs Dennis Bermudez

The Korean Zombie (born: Chan Sung Jung) is back. Dennis Bermudez is all set to make his return to the Octagon a miserable one. That’s right, it’s time for UFC Fight Night 104’s main event, so sit back and relax and soak it all in. TKZ takes the center of the cage and starts walking […]

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UFC Fight Night 104 Primer: The Korean Zombie Wreaking Havoc

If you haven’t been paying attention to the South Korean happenings of the sport then you’ve likely forgotten about Chan Sung Jung, better known by Western fans as “The Korean Zombie.” Three years back he challenged Jose Aldo for the Featherweight title and was able to put up a decent fight until dislocating his shoulder in the fourth round. Since then Jung has been sidelined, but not by injury. No, The Korean Zombie had to fulfill his duties as a South Korean citizen and join the armed forces for two years. Sure, it was a bummer for many fans of Jung, but when duty calls you have to answer.

Now that his service has come to an end, it’s time to get excited by the return of the Korean Zombie. He has a difficult test in the form of Dennis Bermudez this Saturday night, but nevertheless you can be sure that we’ll be in for some fireworks. Take a look at the highlight reel below to get a taste of what’s to come.

Are you excited for the return of The Korean Zombie Chan Sung Jung?

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UFC Fight Night 104 Results: The Korean Zombie KOs Dennis Bermudez

The Korean Zombie (born: Chan Sung Jung) is back. Dennis Bermudez is all set to make his return to the Octagon a miserable one. That’s right, it’s time for UFC Fight Night 104’s main event, so sit back and relax and soak it all in. TKZ takes the center of the cage and starts walking […]

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UFC Fight Night 104 Results: The Korean Zombie KOs Dennis Bermudez

The Korean Zombie (born: Chan Sung Jung) is back. Dennis Bermudez is all set to make his return to the Octagon a miserable one. That’s right, it’s time for UFC Fight Night 104’s main event, so sit back and relax and soak it all in. TKZ takes the center of the cage and starts walking […]

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