The Korean Zombie announces retirement after losing to Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night. Read about the thrilling showdown and potential rematch in this article.
The Korean Zombie, also known as Jung Chan-sung, announced his retirement from professional fighting after his match against Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night in Singapore. The 36-year-old South Korean fighter suffered a knockout in the third round, leading him to make the decision to end his career.
A Thrilling Showdown
The highly anticipated fight between The Korean Zombie and Max Holloway took place at the top of the card in Singapore. Both fighters, who are experienced featherweights, showcased their skills and determination throughout the match. The bout lasted nearly three rounds before Holloway secured a thrilling victory.
The Retirement Announcement
Following the fight, The Korean Zombie addressed the crowd and confirmed his retirement from the sport. He placed his gloves in the center of the cage and bowed before them, receiving cheers from the audience. In his statement, he expressed his initial goal of becoming a champion and his belief that he could defeat Holloway. However, after his loss, he no longer sees the opportunity to achieve that goal and has decided to step away from fighting.
Potential Rematch and Other Results
With his impressive win over The Korean Zombie, Max Holloway may now be considered a potential opponent for the division’s champion, Volkanovski, in a rematch. The outcome of this fight could have significant implications for the featherweight division.
In other matches on the card, Anthony Smith secured a victory over Ryan Spann by split decision, while Giga Chikadze emerged victorious against Alex Caceres with a unanimous decision from the judges.
UFC fans can look forward to the next event, which will feature a heavyweight clash between Ciryl Gane and Sergey Spivak in Paris.
|Fighter 1||Fighter 2||Result|
|The Korean Zombie||Max Holloway||Loss (Knockout)|
|Anthony Smith||Ryan Spann||Win (Split Decision)|
|Giga Chikadze||Alex Caceres||Win (Unanimous Decision)|