UFC featherweight and fan-favorite Chan Sung Jung AKA the Korean Zombie is ready to return to the Octagon against a familiar opponent in Dan Ige. Chang Sung Jung, better known to his fans as the Korean Zombie, is ready to get back into action at UFC Vegas 29 on Saturday, June 1. As Jung prepares to make his tenth appearance in the Octagon, he believes that his opponent, Dan Ige, is going to show him more of what he has already seen.
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Dan Ige ready for ‘zombie apocalypse,’ but if Chan Sung Jung tries to brawl, ‘he will get knocked out cold’
When Dan Ige called for a fight against Chan Sung Jung, he immediately touted it as “The Hawaiian Zombie” against “The Korean Zombie.”. Jung’s credentials in legendary wars are well documented, which is why his nickname as The Korean Zombie is so befitting. But Ige is more than happy to test his toughness and durability against anybody in the featherweight division.
UFC featherweight Dan Ige is a fan of his UFC Vegas 29 opponent Chan Sung Jung, better known as the Korean Zombie. Game recognizes game. As Dan Ige prepares to try and improve his record to 8-2 in the UFC, fighting in the main event of UFC Vegas 29, he had no problem admitting his admiration for his opponent Chan Sung Jung.
Korean Zombie knows his UFC Vegas 29 main event against Dan Ige is do-or-die for his time as a featherweight title contender. Zombie enters the fight coming off a loss to Brian Ortega on Fight Island in October. Had he won, he likely could’ve gotten a title shot but instead, he will face Ige. According to Korean Zombie, he says he didn’t know who the Hawaiian was until he fought Calvin Kattar but he’s expecting a brawl on Saturday.
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In the main event of UFC Vegas 29, Korean Zombie takes on Dan Ige in a pivotal featherweight clash. It’s an evenly matched fight as the oddsmakers have it as a pure pick’em at -110 apiece. Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to several pro fighters to get their...
UFC featherweight Dan Ige intends to test Korean Zombie’s status as the world’s best brawler at UFC Vegas 29 this weekend. Ige will face the 10-year UFC veteran in a five-round main event that headlines this Saturday’s Fight Night card. Chan Sung Jung earned his Korean Zombie moniker through his...
In the main event of UFC Vegas 29, fan-favorite and perennial contender Chan Sung Jung (16-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC) takes on dynamic challenger Dan Ige (15-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) in a clash of two featherweight elites. “The Korean Zombie” enters the fight following a five-round war with Brian Ortega (15-1),...
LAS VEGAS – Dan Ige intends to give the world exactly what it wants in Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 25 main event with Chan Sung Jung. Jung (16-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC), better known as “The Korean Zombie” has a reputation as one of the most entertaining fighters in UFC history. His eight fight-night bonuses in nine octagon appearances prove as much, so there are high expectations when he gets in the cage, regardless of the opponent.
LAS VEGAS — Chan Sung Jung was 9-1 and well on the road to MMA stardom before Dan Ige finished high school in Hawaii. Though Ige himself has become an MMA star, he still geeks out a bit about getting to fight Jung, aka “The Korean Zombie,” in Saturday’s UFC main event at Apex (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2).
Dan Ige headlines Saturday’s UFC Vegas 29 event against no. 4 ranked featherweight “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung. On Wednesday, Ige fielded questions from the press during the UFC Vegas 29 Media Day. Hear what Ige had to say about his bout with Jung as well as his aspirations of becoming UFC champion.
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(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 29 live results from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on Saturday, June 19, on MMAWeekly.com.)
LAS VEGAS — Dan Ige is the UFC’s eighth-ranked featherweight, and he’s won seven of his last eight fights heading into Saturday’s main event at Apex against Chan Sung Jung, aka the Korean Zombie. Jung is 3-3 in his last six and was finished by Brian Ortega in his last...
Longtime featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung will look to keep his place in the featherweight Top 5 when he collides with No. 8-ranked Dan Ige in the UFC Vegas 29 main event, scheduled for Sat., June 19, 2021 inside APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately for “The Korean Zombie,” Ige...
The 41st episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN with Cole Shelton is here ahead of Anderson Silva vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and UFC Vegas 29. We’re first joined by future UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva (2:36). Next, one-half of the UFC Vegas 29 main event and eighth-ranked featherweight, Dan Ige (14:07) comes on. UFC welterweight, Matt Brown (29:21) joins the show. Closing out the program is 15th-ranked UFC heavyweight and one-half of the UFC Vegas 29 co-main event, Aleksei Oleinik (43:15).
Dan Ige called his shot and got his wish as he’ll headline UFC Vegas 29 against Korean Zombie on Saturday. After Ige scored a 22-second KO win in March he called out Korean Zombie. Immediately after the callout, Ige was told the UFC liked the fight and they were quick to book it for the main event.
Top-10 featherweights throwdown in the main event of UFC Vegas 29. The featherweight division has quickly become one of the deepest in the sport and two of the division’s best square off when “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung fights Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 29 this Saturday. Jung (16-6),...
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