UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea is going down today, November 28th, 2015, at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena to a sold out crowd of 15,000. This event is headlined by a welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal and includes other notable fighters such as “Stun Gun” Kim Dong-Hyun and “Sexyama” Choo Sung-Hoon competing on this historic night.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is entering the Korean market for the first time and bringing a four fight main card alongside seven preliminary matches which comprises fighters from China, Mexico, Columbia, USA, Brazil and South Korea.
UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs Masvidal
November 28th, 2015
Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Seoul, South Korea
Welterweight Match (-77kg,-170lb)
Choo Sung-Hoon (South Korea) vs Alberto Mina (Brazil)
Round 1 – They exchange kicks a few times. For most of the round they dance around and don’t land much. At the end of the round Mina gets a double leg takedown.
Round 2 – They start by exchanging leg kicks a few times. Then Choo rushes in to land an uppercut. Choo is hitting the leg hard with kicks. Mina counters with a right hand. Choo starts working the jab. Combos for Mina. Lead left hook starts a crazy sequence of shots landed by Mina but Choo hangs in until the bell. Choo was rocked hard.
Round 3 – Choo comes out fully recovered and landing punches. Mina is visibly tired and swing at nothing. They keep exchanging on the feet but Choo is connecting more than Mina. Mina keeps trying to pull guard but Choo wants a stand up. Finally, towards the end of the round Choo jumps in and they throw punches at each other to the end.
Result: Alberto Mina wins via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)