UFC has announced additional bouts for its return to Korea on 21 December.
At a press conference in Seoul on Thursday, UFC announced the long-awaited return of the Korean Superboy Choi Doo-ho. Choi will face Canadian featherweight Charles Jourdain, who comes to the fight with a 9-2 record.
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Choi (14-3) was last seen in action at UFC Fight Night 124, where he lost to Jeremy Stephens via TKO. Both men were awarded a $50k Fight of the Night performance bonus for their efforts.
Also added to UFC Busan is Kim Ji-Yeon vs. Sabina Mazo. Kim is coming off a dominant win at UFC 243 in Melbourne, where she stopped Nadia Kassem late into the second round after a flurry of strikes.
UFC Fight Night 165 will take place at the Sajik Arena on 21 December and today’s additions add to an already impressive lineup.
Fan favourites Brian “T-City” Ortega and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung will square off in the main event, while no. 4-ranked UFC flyweight contender Alexandre “The Cannibal” Patonja (21-3) faces no. 10-ranked Matt “Danger” Schnell (13-4).
Top light heavyweights clash as no. 7-ranked contender Volkan Oezdemir (16-4) meets no. 10 ranked Aleksander Rakic (12-1).