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UFC Denver medical suspensions: Yair Rodriguez, Maycee Barber potentially out 180 days

UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez headlined a list of six fighters to be issued medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC Denver.
The Colorado State Boxing Commission released the event’s …read more

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Coach on Rodriguez vs. TKZ: Every fighter needs one of those

Yair Rodriguez’s coach Israel Martinez talks about the relevance of a fight like Saturday night’s headliner in Denver. Yair Rodriguez’s return to the Octagon after more than a year …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Nov. 13: Yair Rodriguez elbows his way back

Yair Rodriguez (11-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was one second away from being handed a loss in his long-awaited return to the cage. Instead, he makes a long-awaited return to the …read more

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Every Fighter Needs To Go Through A Zombie Vs Yair-Type War

This past weekend (Sat., Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 139 in Denver, Colorado, Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez put on a memorable five-round performance for the ages …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 Reveals Where He Learned Elbow That Knocked Out ‘Korean Zombie’

Over this past weekend (Sat. November 10, 2018) Yair Rodriguez pulled off one of the most amazing knockouts in UFC history. Rodriguez main evented the UFC’s 25th Anniversary show in …read more

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UFC rankings update: Yair Rodriguez, Germaine de Randamie surge up, retired Neil Seery appears at 125

The UFC rankings have been updated after an entertaining card last Saturday in Denver, Colorado. Following one of the best knockouts in UFC history, Yair Rodriguez jumped four spots in …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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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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VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Yair Rodriguez knocking out The Korean Zombie

Joe Rogan may not have been in attendance at UFC Denver, but he did get to watch Yair Rodriguez score a spectacular last-second knockout victory over The Korean Zombie.
The featherweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya Says Yair Rodriguez’s UFC Denver KO Win Wasn’t Luck

Israel Adesanya dismisses those who say that Yair Rodriguez’s knockout win at UFC Denver was luck. This past Saturday night (Nov. 10), UFC Denver took place inside the Pepsi Center …read more

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Pic: A Korean Zombie And A Mexican ‘Pantera’ Walk Into A Hospital

After Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez shared 24 minutes and 59 seconds of intense back-and forth action inside the Octagon last Saturday night (Nov. 10, 2018) at UFC Fight …read more

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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya says Yair Rodriguez’ knockout at UFC Denver wasn’t luck, ‘That was some Matrix-type sh*t.’

“That [elbow knockout by Yair Rodriguez] was crazy. And I’m seeing a lot of people saying that that was lucky, that was a lucky knockout… Like, really smart people who, …read more

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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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Video: Joe Rogan Has Stunning Live Reaction to Yair Rodriguez’s UFC Denver Win

It was a good thing that longtime UFC color commentator Joe Rogan decided to do a Fight Companion version of his podcast, Joe Rogan Experience. The reason for that was …read more

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Photo: Zombie and Rodriguez shake hands in hospital after epic main event

Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez shake hands in hospital after their epic fight at UFC Fight Night 139. Saturday’s scintillating UFC Fight Night 139 main event between Chan Sung …read more

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‘ZaBeast’ Targets ‘Pantera’ Following UFC Denver

After nearly 18 months on the sidelines, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenom, Yair Rodriguez, made his triumphant return to mixed martial arts (MMA), burying “Korean Zombie” in the UFC …read more

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Chan Sung Jung Was The Perfect Way To Celebrate 25 Years Of The UFC

UFC fans were treated to a legendary fight that will go down as one of the greatest displays of mixed martial arts this past Saturday night as Yair Rodriguez and …read more

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The Break: Baffled by Yair Rodriguez's elbow thing and state of the UFC flyweight division

Ever have one of those weeks and/or weekends when, by the time you get to Monday, you can barely remember everything that happened? That’s more or less every week in …read more

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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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Yair Rodriguez issues statement following his spectacular win at UFC Denver

UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez was involved in what can only be described as “one of the greatest fights in UFC history” last night in Denver.
It was only fitting that his …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Yair Rodriguez, UFC Fight Night 139's other winning fighters?

The UFC’s 25th anniversary event won’t soon be forgotten. The six-fight main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 139 provided a little bit of everything, from a highlight-reel knockout in …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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UFC Denver: Yair Rodriguez Octagon Interview

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Yair Rodriguez caps off the UFC’s 25th anniversary event with a knockout win over The Korean Zombie in the final seconds of an instant classic at UFC Denver.
TRENDING …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Yair Rodriguez releases statement from hospital bed following insane elbow KO win at UFC Denver

Yair Rodriguez didn’t wait long to address his historical win at UFC Denver on Saturday night.
The winner of the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America took to Instagram …read more

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Chan Sung Jung ‘Ashamed’ Following Last-Second KO Loss to Yair Rodriguez

Chan Sung Jung was one second away from his fifth UFC triumph before Yair Rodriguez dug into his bag of tricks. …read more

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Trainer Says Yair Rodriguez’s Desire to Become UFC Champion Is ‘In His Blood’

From nearly exiled to highlight-reel darling, Yair Rodriguez’s relationship with the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been a roller coaster in recent months. …read more

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Chan Sung Jung Issues Statement Following UFC Denver KO Loss

Chan Sung Jung has released a statement following a last-second knockout loss at UFC Denver. Last night (Nov. 10), Jung went one-on-one with Yair Rodriguez. The featherweight tilt headlined UFC …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 KO: ‘Craziest finish ever!’

“Craziest finish ever.”
Those were the words coming out of Dana White’s mouth following Yair Rodriguez’s hail mary come from behind back elbow knockout of “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov calls out Yair Rodriguez after UFC Denver

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s 25th anniversary show in Denver, Colorado, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez authored one of the greatest knockouts in UFC history, …read more

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Yair Rodriguez’s KOTY of the Korean Zombie was perfectly timed

In the original 1968 version of the Night of the Living Dead, the only way to kill a zombie was to shoot it directly in the head. Otherwise those undead …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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Video recap: Rodriguez scores knockout of the year over Korean Zombie

Yair Rodriguez’s return to the Octagon ended in highlight reel fashion. Rising contender Yair Rodriguez was briefly released from the UFC, suddenly leaving him unsure of his fighting future. …read more

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Dana White Credits Yair Rodriguez for ‘Craziest Finish Ever’ with Last Second Knockout

It’s fitting that on the night the UFC celebrated its 25th anniversary, Yair Rodriguez pulled off a finish unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.
With one second remaining in his fight …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2018, 8:46 am By
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Fighters Lose Their Minds in Reaction to Yair Rodriguez’s Knockout of The Korean Zombie

Yair Rodriguez’s walk off knockout of “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in the UFC Fight Night 139 main event on Saturday was stunning and spectacular. With one second remaining …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 Scorecard Reveals ‘Korean Zombie’ Was Ahead Before KO Loss To Yair Rodriguez

Chan Sung Jung was on his way to victory at UFC Denver if not for that final second. In the main event of UFC Denver, Jung took on Yair Rodriguez. …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 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 vs. Korean Zombie full fight video highlights

Watch Yair Rodriguez vs. Korean Zombie full fight video highlights from UFC Denver’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez took place Nov. 10 …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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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 Denver results: Yair Rodriguez scores classic knockout of ‘Korean Zombie’ in final second

In their wildest fantasies, the people who created the first Ultimate Fighting Championship couldn’t have imagined what would go down 25 years to the weekend later.
UFC Denver, the company’s 25th …read more

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Video: Rodriguez delivers crazy buzzer beating elbow KO over Zombie

Check out video highlights of the fight between Korean Zombie and Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Denver. In the main event of UFC Denver, Yair Rodriguez produced …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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Did Yair Rodriguez Just Land Best KO in UFC History?

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung fought “El Pantera” Yair Rodriguez tonight (Saturday, November 10, 2018) between “Platinum” Mike Perry and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone from the Pepsi Center in Denver, …read more

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UFC Denver results: Rodriguez finishes Korean Zombie with 1 second left

At UFC Denver, Yair Rodriguez and the Korean Zombie throw down in a potential Fight of the Year. In the main event of UFC Denver, where the promotion …read more

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UFC Denver Results: Yair Rodriguez KO’s The Korean Zombie (Highlights)

Featherweights headlined tonight’s historic UFC Fight Night 139 event in Denver as “The Korean Zombie” squared off with Yair Rodriguez.
Jung was initially slated to face former lightweight title holder Frankie …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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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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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 Results: Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez

Stay glued to bjpenn.com this evening for all of tonight’s UFC Denver Results.
The event, UFC Fight Night 139, will serve as the promotions 25th anniversary show.
UFC Denver is headlined …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Glad to be Back at UFC Denver

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After a long lay off, featherweight Yair Rodriguez is happy to be back and is ready to take on Korean Zombie in the main event of UFC Fight …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 Results: Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez

Tonight (Sat. November 10, 2018) UFC Fight Night 139 goes down from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The show is headlined by a featherweight match-up between “The Korean Zombie” …read more

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UFC Denver: Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier Preivew ‘The Korean Zombie’ vs. Yair Rodriguez

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan and two-division champion Daniel Cormier breakdown the main event matchup in Denver between “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez.
TRENDING > T.J. …read more

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UFC Denver: Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Rodriguez vs. Jung at UFC Denver, and everything you don’t about o-rings. “The Korean Zombie” vs. Yair Rodriguez headlines …read more

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UFC Fight Night 139 Weigh-in Results: Raquel Pennington Misses Weight

Chan Sung Jung will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon after a 21-month absence against Yair Rodriguez, who returns from a nearly 18-month layoff of his own. …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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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 Fight Night 139 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; Pennington, Barber Heavy

Chan Sung Jung will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon after a 21-month absence against Yair Rodriguez, who returns from a nearly 18-month layoff of his own. …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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Live Stream: UFC: Korean Zombie vs Yair Rodriguez official weigh ins

Watch the early weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC card in Denver. The UFC is heading to Denver, Colorado for a fight night event headlined by a featherweight contest between two wild …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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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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After lengthy layoff, Yair Rodriguez outlines what he's changing – and what never will

DENVER – It doesn’t seem that long ago that Yair Rodriguez was one of the UFC’s brightest rising stars – or when he was cut by the promotion.
But after a …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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Yair Rodriguez says he left JacksonWink MMA, because ‘I don’t like drama’

DENVER — At UFC Denver media day, Yair Rodriguez discusses why he’s excited to fight “Korean Zombie,” his new training situation, his long layoff, his past issues with the UFC …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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Yair Rodriguez Ready to Show a New Resolve at UFC Denver

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Though he is 6-1 during his UFC tenure, it has been 18 months since Yair Rodriguez last set foot in the Octagon. A portion of that time out …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’ 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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Yair Rodriguez: “I’m Not Ducking Anyone”

One of the top stories of the year has been Yair Rodriguez’s release and prompt return to the UFC after allegedly being unwilling to fight Zabit Magomedsharipov. Rodriguez was then …read more

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UFC Denver's Yair Rodriguez still hasn't let go of Zabit Magomedsharipov

DENVER – UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez is relieved to be back in the game after more than a year on the bench courtesy of a serious injury.
“It’s been pretty tough …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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Frankie Edgar out, Yair Rodriguez in for UFC Fight Night 139 headliner vs. 'Korean Zombie'

There’s been a shakeup to the UFC Fight Night 139 main event.
Frankie Edgar has been forced to withdraw because of an injury. As a result, Yair Rodriguez will step in …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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