Read about Max Holloway’s dominant win in the UFC featherweight division as he knocks out Chan Sung Jung, also known as Korean Zombie. Holloway’s victory solidifies his position as one of the top fighters in the UFC.
Max Holloway’s Dominant Win in UFC Featherweight Division
Max Holloway showcased his prowess in the UFC’s featherweight division with a stunning knockout victory over Chan Sung Jung, also known as Korean Zombie. The fight took place at UFC Fight Night, held at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Holloway’s win marked his 20th victory in the division, solidifying his position as one of the top fighters in the UFC.
Throughout the match, Holloway displayed his superior skills, evading Jung’s aggressive punches and delivering powerful counters. In the third round, Holloway landed a heavy right-hand punch that sent Jung crashing to the canvas, resulting in a knockout victory for Holloway.
Holloway’s dominance in the featherweight division is evident in his record-breaking achievements. He holds the record for the most fights (26), wins (20), finishes (11), and knockouts (9) in the division’s history. His exceptional performance against Jung further solidifies his position as a legend in the sport.
Jung, on the other hand, announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after the fight. Despite his impressive career, including two championship fights, Jung expressed his belief that he no longer has the opportunity to become a champion and decided to step away from fighting.
In his post-fight interview, Holloway praised Jung as a legendary fighter, acknowledging his aggressive style and excellent chin. Holloway dedicated his win to his home state of Hawaii, which recently faced devastating fires.
Although Holloway has a 0-3 record against the current champion, Alexander Volkanovski, he remains the top contender in the featherweight division. With 18 wins in his past 21 fights at featherweight, Holloway’s skills and dominance are undeniable.
This fight showcased the lasting legacy of Jung in the sport. Known for his exciting fights and remarkable resilience, Jung gained notoriety with his Fight of the Year candidate against Leonard Garcia in his WEC debut. Despite facing setbacks, including a four-year hiatus due to mandatory military service, Jung’s impact on the sport will always be remembered.
|Max Holloway def. Chan Sung Jung via knockout (Round 3, 0:23)