UFC Busan Report: Real-time results and analysis of Edgar vs. Jung

Cole Henry MMATorch Live event reporter

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UFC Busan Prelims ESPN+

Heili Alateng def. Ryan Benoit via Split Decision 

Amanda Lemos def. Miranda Granger via Submission (RNC) Round 1, 3:43 

Raoni Barcelos def. Said Nurmagomedov via Unanimous Decision 

Alejandre Pantoja def. Matt Schnell via KO (Punch) Round 1, 4:17 

Omar Ferrer def. Dong Hyun Ma via Unanimous Decision 

Seung Woo Choi def. Suman Mokhtarian via Unanimous Decision 

Cyril Gane def. Tanner Bosser via Unanimous Decision

UFC Busan Main Card

Kyung Ho Kang def. Liu Pingyuan via Split Decision 

Jun Yong Park def. Marc Andre Barriault via Unanimous Decision

Mike Rodriguez vs. Da Un Jung 

Favorite: Rodriguez -120

Round 1: Rodriguez connects with an inside low kick to break the ice. Jung connects with a missile-like right hand! Rodriguez is down and out! 

Result: Da Un Jung def. Mike Rodriguez via KO (Punch) Round 1, 1:04 

Doo Ho Choi vs. Charles Jourdain (Featherweight)

Favorite: Choi -320

Round 1: Choi is looking to box in the early part of round one. Jourdain secures a body lock, but Choi breaks it and lands a quick uppercut. Jourdain connects with a left hand, but Choi connects with a knee and a left hook. Jourdain returns fire with an uppercut. Choi connects with a short right hand, Jourdain is down, but he appears to be okay. Choi drops into his guard with two minutes left in the round. Choi is attempting to stack, but Jourdain gives up his back to escape the position. Choi is landing short shots, Jourdain circles away from the cage and we are back in the center of the cage. Jourdain attempts a flying knee, but Choi wears it well. Choi’s faith in his chin makes me extremely nervous. Jourdain connects with a knee, I believe, and Choi is down! Jourdain landed a few shots before the bell ended the round. (10-9 Choi)

Round 2: Jourdain lands a grazing left hook. Choi fakes and uppercut and connects with a right hook to the body. Jourdain clinches and lands a short left hand as they separate. Choi lands a few short punches in close range. Jourdain returns a combination with two minutes left in the round. Jourdain connects with an uppercut! Choi’s timing is off here, he is not avoiding Jourdain’s punches. Jourdain lands a crisp left hook, Choi is hurt, he falls to the mat, and Jourdain finishes him off with punches on the ground. 

Result: Charles Jourdain def. Doo Ho Choi via KO (Punches) Round 2, 4:32

Volkan Oezdemir def. Aleksandar Rakic via Split Decision 

Frankie Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie (Featherweight)

Favorite: Zombie -200

Round 1: They’re both landing short shots here in the early portion of round one. Edgar connects with a solid low kick. Zombie connects with a right hand, and Edgar is down! Zombie is attacking, he takes Edgar’s back and flattens him out! Zombie is landing punches from the back and Edgar is in trouble here! Zombie sinks in two hooks, Edgar is looking to escape from the body lock, but he is taking a lot of damage here. Zombie is just pelting Edgar with short shots, Edgar is attempting to build a base. Edgar scrambles to his feet, but Zombie hits him with an uppercut and a right hand! Edgar is down and this fight is over! 

Result: The Korean Zombie def. Frankie Edgar via TKO (Punches) Round 1, 3:18

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