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Inside Yair Rodriguez's all-time great knockout of Korean Zombie

Yair Rodriguez landed what some consider the greatest knockout in UFC history on Saturday against Chan Sung Jung. Here’s how it happened. …read more

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‘Pantera’ Reveals Broken Nose Following UFC Denver

If rising featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez was hoping to capitalize on his thrilling knockout win over Chan Sung Jung (watch it), which took place in the UFC Fight Night 139 …read more

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Yair Rodriguez’s Coach Hopes His Fighter Avoids Another War Following UFC Denver

Yair Rodriguez was in a war with Chan Sung Jung and his coach would prefer if he doesn’t see another fight like that for him again. Rodriguez and the “Korean …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yair Rodriguez's KO: 'It's Not Luck'

Yair Rodriquez earned a win over Chan Sung Jung last Saturday night at UFC Denver, knocking the Korean senseless with a no-look upward elbow strike. The dazzling technique led some …read more

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Coach on Yair Rodriguez’s harrowing war against ‘Korean Zombie’: ‘Every fighter needs one of those’

Yair Rodriguez walked through hell and back to pull off his Hail Mary victory over Chan Sung Jung at UFC Denver.
One second away from losing a grueling war of attrition …read more

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Rodriguez’ Zombie-Smashing Elbow Wasn’t Luck

Yair Rodriguez pulled off perhaps the greatest finish in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA) by knocking out Chan Sung Jung with an upward elbow in the final second …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2018, 12:46 am By
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MMA injury report: Yair Rodriguez suffers broken nose at UFC Denver, others undergo surgery

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It’s no secret that MMA is a grueling sport. Injuries occur everywhere from the training room …read more

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Picture: Yair Rodriguez, ‘Korean Zombie’ Share Moment in Hospital Following UFC Denver

Neither Yair Rodriguez nor Chan Sung Jung was present for post-fight interviews following UFC Fight Night 139 — and for good reason. …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Yair Rodriguez and ‘Korean Zombie’ Reunite In Hospital (Photo)

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez put on an amazing main event for UFC Denver over the weekend (Sat. November 20, 2018). Jung and Rodriguez took things …read more

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PHOTO | The Korean Zombie and Yair Rodriguez shake hands in hospital beds

UFC featherweight standouts The Korean Zombie and Yair Rodriguez went to war in last night’s UFC Fight Night 139 main event in Denver.
Chan Sung Jung appeared to have won three …read more

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Chan Sung Jung shares epic hospital photo with Yair Rodriguez following UFC Denver

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Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 139 headliner between Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung will hold up …read more

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The Korean Zombie On UFC Denver Loss: ‘I Am Embarrassed’

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung did it again on Saturday night, turning his fight with highly touted prospect Yair Rodriguez into an all out war that had fans on …read more

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Korean Zombie on KO loss to Rodriguez: ‘I am embarrassed’

Chan Sung Jung released a short statement after his dramatic last-second KO defeat to Yair Rodriguez at UFC Denver. Chan Sung Jung was ahead 39-37 on two judges’ scorecards heading …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Speaks On UFC Denver Win From Hospital Bed

Yair Rodriguez took the time to address his fans while in a hospital bed following his UFC Denver win. Rodriguez shared the Octagon with Chan Sung Jung last night (Nov. …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Yair’s Message From Hospital Following UFC Denver Win

Yair Rodriguez made a huge statement with his win over “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at UFC Denver, but it didn’t come easy. “El Pantera” was down on all …read more

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Chan Sung Jung 'ashamed' of KO loss to Yair Rodriguez, makes no excuse after UFC Denver

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Some have called it a lucky shot, but Chan Sung Jung offered no excuses for being …read more

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“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung breaks silence after wild KO loss to Yair Rodriguez

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s 25th anniversary show in Denver, Colorado, fan favorite Korean fighter Chan Sung Jung — better known as The Korean Zombie …read more

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White on Rodriguez’ last second elbow KO: ‘Craziest finish ever’

Dana White says Yair Rodriguez scored the ‘craziest finish ever’ against Chan Sung Jung in the UFC Fight Night 139 main event. Was that the ‘craziest’ knockout in UFC history?
Last …read more

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RECAP! Rodriguez Lands Unbelievable Buzzer-Beater KO!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight bruisers Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez threw down last night (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 139 from inside Pepsi Center in Denver, …read more

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Dana White reacts to Yair Rodriguez’s KO of Chan Sung Jung

There was a time, not all that long ago, when UFC President Dana White was moving to cut Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez from the promotion’s roster. Now, he’s crediting …read more

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UFC President Dana White: Yair Rodriguez's elbow KO the 'craziest finish ever'

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UFC President Dana White has high praise for Yair Rodriguez’s improbable knockout of Chan Sung Jung …read more

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UFC Denver bonuses: Yair Rodriguez doubles up after incredible finish

Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung made sure that the UFC’s 25th anniversary show ended on the highest possible note.
The two featherweight fan favorites fought tooth-and-claw for almost five whole …read more

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Yair Rodriguez, Chan Sung Jung hospitalized after 'Fight of the Night' at UFC Denver

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DENVER – In what should be a surprise to no one, Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung …read more

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UFC Denver in Tweets: Pros react to Rodriguez stunning Korean Zombie, Cerrone vs. Perry

Yair Rodriguez vs. Chan Sung Jung was already a Fight of the Year candidate. Then, with one second left on the clock, it became a Knockout of the Year candidate …read more

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Rodriguez KO's Jung with 1 second left in bout

Featherweight Yair Rodriguez, behind on the scorecards going into the fifth round, knocked out Chan Sung Jung with one second remaining at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night. …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2018, 7:16 am By
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Yair Rodriguez TKOs Korean Zombie in the Final Moment (UFC 25th Anniversary Highlights)


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Check out highlights from Yair Rodriguez’s last-second TKO finish of Chan Sung Jung (aka the Korean …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 Bonuses: Yair Rodriguez Earns $100K for Spectacular Knockout

Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung put on a performance to remember to help celebrate the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s 25 anniversary. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 bonuses: Yair Rodriguez doubles up for $100,000 in Denver

DENVER – Yair Rodriguez, Chan Sung Jung and Donald Cerrone each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 139 event – and Rodriguez doubled up with …read more

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UFC Denver Highlights: Yair Rodriguez Lands Sick Elbow To Sleep Chan Sung Jung

Yair Rodriguez pulled off an amazing finish over Chan Sung Jung. The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC Denver from at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado …read more

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Yair Rodriguez No-Look Elbow KOs Chan Sung Jung in UFC Fight Night 139 Headliner

Yair Rodriguez’s upward elbow knocks out Chan Sung Jung in final second at UFC Fight Night 139 main event on Saturday in Denver. …read more

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Photo: Scorecard shows Chan Sung Jung was on way to win over Yair Rodriguez at UFC Denver

Chan Sung Jung was on his way to a win over Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 139.
“The Korean Zombie” needed only to survive one final second of a five-round …read more

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Twitter reacts to Yair Rodriguez's insane elbow KO of 'Korean Zombie' at UFC Fight Night 139

Yair Rodriguez made a successful return to competition on Saturday when he defeated Chan Sung Jung in the UFC Fight Night 139 headliner.
After stepping into the matchup on short notice, …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Rodriguez’s crazy elbow KO win over Zombie

Yair Rodriguez scored a beautiful knockout win against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Denver, On Twitter, pro fighters went bananas over the finish. Yair Rodriguez scored yet another highlight reel …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 video: Watch Yair Rodriguez's epic elbow KO of 'Korean Zombie' at the buzzer

Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung went to war for almost a complete five rounds in the UFC Fight Night 139 headliner Saturday night. The fight was destined to go …read more

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Fighters react to tonight’s Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez UFC Denver main event

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 139 event in Denver was headlined by a key featherweight bout featuring “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung taking on Yair Rodriguez.
Jung was initially slated to …read more

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Yair Rodriguez knocks out Chan Sung Jung in final moments on Saturday night

Yair Rodriguez knocks out Chan Sung Jung in final moments on Saturday night …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 results: Yair Rodriguez gets miracle KO of Chan Sung Jung with one second left

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In a classic slugfest that had both men battered and bloodied, Yair Rodriguez knocked out Chan Sung Jung with an uppercut …read more

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UFC Denver live blog: Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez

This is the UFC Denver live blog for Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez, a featherweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
Chan Sung Jung, who …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 – Live Results

UFC Fight Night 139 goes down live tonight from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. In the main event Chan Sung Jung takes on rising star Yair Rodriguez in a …read more

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UFC Denver live results, discussion, play by play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card in Denver, Colorado, which is headlined by featherweights Chan Sung Jung (aka “The Korean Zombie”) and Yair Rodriguez. Join us today …read more

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UFC Denver odds: Korean Zombie, Rodriguez sit at pick’em line

Check out the betting odds for today’s UFC Denver card, where Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez are involved in a coin flip in the main event. UFC Denver …read more

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UFC ‘Denver’ Clash: ‘Korean Zombie’ Vs. ‘Pantera!’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight strikers Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez will clash TONIGHT (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 139 inside Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.
Despite some …read more

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The Korean Zombie Wants to Get Back to Another Title Fight (UFC Denver Video)

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“The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, headlines UFC Denver with Yair Rodriguez this Saturday following his triumphant return to the Octagon in 2017. Jung spent two years …read more

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UFC Denver video preview with John Morgan: Will 'Korean Zombie' or Yair Rodriguez return to relevance?

The UFC is back in Denver this week, site of the promotion’s first event 25 years ago.
In the headliner, Chan Sung Jung (14-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) takes on Yair Rodriguez …read more

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UFC Denver preview show

DENVER — Before UFC Denver, MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines for the event in Denver, headlined by Chan Sung Jung (aka “The Korean …read more

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Fighter on Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Pantera!’

One of Featherweight’s most exciting prospects, Yair Rodriguez, will duel with veteran bruiser, Chan Sung Jung, this Saturday (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 139 inside Pepsi Center in …read more

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Yair Rodriguez ready to reestablish his spot after 18-month layoff

Yair Rodriguez, once seen as one of the UFC’s rising stars, believes a win on Saturday against Chan Sung Jung will put him back on track. …read more

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UFC Denver weigh-in highlights: Jung-Rodriguez, Cerrone-Perry on weight without issue

DENVER – The main and co-main events for the UFC’s return to Denver now are official.
Chan Sung Jung (14-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Yair Rodriguez (10-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) each …read more

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With UFC Denver Win, Korean Zombie Wants To Reschedule Frankie Edgar Fight

Its been a wild ride for “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung since making his return to the UFC. After serving mandatory military service in his native South Korea, Jung …read more

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Chan Sung Jung prepping 'Zombie style' strategy, wants to reschedule Frankie Edgar with win

DENVER – Chan Sung Jung knows exactly what he’s up against in the main event of UFC Fight Night 139, but then, Yair Rodriguez should, too.
“As you can see from …read more

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Yair Rodriguez: My Fighting Style Will Always Be The Same

Tomorrow night (Sat. November 10, 2018) Yair Rodriguez will make his return to the UFC’s Octagon. The Mexican star will headline UFC Denver opposite “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking down “Korean Zombie!”

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight title contender, Chan Sung Jung, will return opposite high-flying kickboxer, Yair Rodriguez, this Saturday (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 139 inside Pepsi …read more

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Korean Zombie Ready to Chase Down Max Holloway, but Wants Frankie Edgar Next

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Chan Sung Jung (aka The Korean Zombie) believes that Max Holloway is going to stand the test of time as the UFC featherweight champion, but he’s …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ still wants Frankie Edgar matchup after fight with Yair Rodriguez

DENVER — At UFC Denver media day, Chan Sung Jung discusses his weight cut, fighting Yair Rodriguez, wanting to fight Frankie Edgar next, the UFC coming back to South Korea …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ Knew He Would Fight Yair Rodriguez

This weekend (Sat. November 10, 2018) the UFC will play host to a great featherweight match-up. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung will make his return to the cage against …read more

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Yair Rodriguez considers himself a ‘new guy’ after tumultuous 18-month layoff

DENVER — At UFC Denver open workouts, Yair Rodriguez discussed his featherweight main event against Chan Sung Jung, his long layoff, where he stands with his career, how his short-notice …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ UFC Denver open workout highlights

DENVER — At UFC Denver open workouts, Chan Sung Jung, who as known as the Korean Zombie, puts on a show for the fans Wednesday evening. …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ expects Max Holloway to remain featherweight champ for ‘quite a long time’

DENVER — At UFC Denver open workouts, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung discussed his main event fight against Yair Rodriguez, his long layoff, switching opponents on short notice, his …read more

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Chan Sung Jung knew he'd fight Yair Rodriguez, wants to 'catch' Max Holloway

DENVER – He didn’t know it would happen at UFC Fight Night 139, but Chan Sung Jung had a feeling he’d eventually cross paths with Yair Rodriguez inside the octagon.
After …read more

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UFC Denver full fight video: ‘Korean Zombie’ vs. Bermudez

Before he returns to action this Saturday night, watch Chan Sung Jung, aka “The Korean Zombie,” knock Dennis Bermudez out in February 2017’s UFC Houston main event. It’s been more …read more

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13-bout lineup finalized for UFC's 25th anniversary card in Denver

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The UFC will honor its origins on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 139 by going back to where it all began for its …read more

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Watch The Korean Zombie Crumble Dennis Bermudez (UFC Denver Free Fight)

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“The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, looked good in his return to the Octagon in 2017 when he faced off against Dennis Bermudez in Houston. Next up, the …read more

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Rodriguez to face The Korean Zombie in Denver main event

Due to injury, Frankie Edgar has been forced to withdraw from his November 10 bout against Chan Sung Jung. Stepping in for Edgar against “The Korean Zombie” in the five-round …read more

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Frankie Edgar Posts Statement On Pulling Out Of UFC Denver

Frankie Edgar didn’t take long to speak out on having to pull out of UFC Denver. Edgar was scheduled to meet Chan Sung Jung in the main event of the …read more

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Frankie Edgar issues statement after being forced out of UFC Denver fight with KZ

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was expected to face fan favorite Chan Sung Jung in the headliner of the UFC’s 25th Anniversary show next month in Denver.
Unfortunately for fight …read more

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Edgar ‘Disappointed’ With UFC Denver Removal, Aiming For Early 2019 Return

With just two weeks to go former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been forced out of his featherweight bout with Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 139 on …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Replaces Frankie Edgar For UFC Denver

UFC featherweight veteran and contender Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is out his high-profile fight against the “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at UFC Denver on Nov. 10 due to …read more

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Frankie Edgar out of UFC Denver main event, Yair Rodriguez steps in against Chan Sung Jung

“The Answer” is out.
Frankie Edgar is injured and being forced to withdraw from the scheduled UFC Denver main event against Chan Sung Jung, his manager Ali Abdelaziz confirmed Friday night …read more

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Edgar Injured, Korean Zombie Vs. Yair Rodriguez Leads UFC Denver

Another anticipated 2018 bout is no more, as Frankie Edgar has been forced out of his main event clash with Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 139 on Nov. …read more

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Frankie Edgar Out, Yair Rodriguez In Against 'Korean Zombie' For UFC Denver

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has pulled out of his highly-anticipated featherweight showdown with Chan Sung Jung due to an injury, ESPN reported late Friday. …read more

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BREAKING | Frankie Edgar out of UFC Denver main event, Yair Rodriguez to step in vs Chan Sung Jung

UFC Denver has shaped up to be a great card. In the co-main event, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is set to take on Mike Perry. While in the main event Franke …read more

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Edgar injured; Rodriguez steps in to fight Jung

Frankie Edgar suffered a torn left biceps, sources told ESPN, and Yair Rodriguez will step in as his short-notice replacement to fight Chan Sung Jung on Nov. 10. …read more

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Frankie Edgar Talks Dangers That Chan Sung Jung Presents

Frankie Edgar talks about the potential dangers of a bout with Chan Sung Jung. On Nov. 10, Edgar will collide with Jung in the main event of the Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Frankie Edgar, Carlos Silva

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Frankie Edgar and Carlos Silva.
UFC featherweight Edgar is set to meet Chan Sung Jung on Nov. …read more

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Zombie: Win Over Edgar Gets Me UFC Title Shot

Consider the ante officially upped.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender, Chan Sung Jung, is expecting to fight the winner of Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega, who collide at the upcoming …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung says he’s been promised a title shot if he beats Frankie Edgar

On November 10, when the UFC returns to Denver, Colorado, Chan Sung Jung — more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” — will make his long awaited return to the …read more

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