‘Korean Tiger’ is heading to the United States.
Former Road FC featherweight champion Lee Jung-young (27, Ssenjim) will hold the final round of ‘ROAD TO UFC’ at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, USA on the 5th of next month (Korean time).
If you win this match, you will become an official UFC fighter.
Road to UFC is the gateway to discovering talented Asian fighters. The four winners of the flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight quarterfinal tournaments will sign with the UFC.
Lee Jung-young defeated Xiebin (China) with an armbar in 36 seconds in the quarterfinals, and knocked down Rukai (China) with a punch in the semifinals in 42 seconds. The duration of the two games together is less than two minutes.
His opponent for the final match is Lee Ja (25, China), who is on the rise as well as Lee Jung-young. With a total record of 21 wins and 3 losses, it is an experienced opponent.
In the quarterfinals, she caught Keisuke Sasuke (Japan) with a rear naked choke in the first round, and won a 1-2 decision victory over championship candidate Koyomi Matsushima (Japan) in the semifinals.
Lee Jung-young has recently won 6 consecutive wins, accumulating a total of 9 wins and 1 loss. After defeating Choi Mu-gyeom in 2018 to become the Road FC featherweight champion, he defeated Park Hae-jin by KO in 2019 to successfully defend the title for the first time.
After 2 years and 9 months of hiatus, he competed in Road to UFC, so he was concerned about ring rust, but he boasted sharp performance with two consecutive finish victories. 토토사이트
Now is the time to prove the management ability to take the initiative for 15 minutes in the third round.
Lee Jung-young originally planned to face Lee at the UFC Fight Night Seoul event, which was scheduled to take place on the 4th of next month at the KSPO Dome (former Olympic Gymnastics Arena) in Seoul. However, the tournament was canceled and the venue was changed to Las Vegas.
Lee Jung-young, who has never fought in the United States since his debut, moves to the United States early on the 20th to fully prepare and begins to adapt to the local environment.
In the road to UFC flyweight final, a confrontation between Koreans was realized. Park Hyeon-sung and Choi Seung-guk compete in a single-legged match over a single UFC contract