‘Korean Tiger’ Lee Jung-young wins by decision in the 3rd round against Lee Ja
‘Korean Tiger’ Lee Jung-young (28), who is regarded as the future of MMA featherweight (-66kg), entered the UFC by winning the road to UFC featherweight final. In an interview after the game, Lee Jung-young said, “I ruptured my right cruciate ligament before the game.”
On the 5th (local time) at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, the U.S., Lee Jung-young won a 2-1 split decision victory (29-28, 29-28) against Lee Ja (26, China) at the UFC Fight Night Derrick Lewis VS Sergey Spivak. , 27-30). After winning the Road to UFC finals, which gave the winner of each weight class the right to a UFC contract, Lee Jung-young was awarded the UFC contract of his dreams.
On this day, Lee Jung-young struggled with wrestling Lee Ja, who was wary of Lee Jung-young’s blows. Lee Ja attempted a takedown from the beginning of the first round, and Lee Jung-young was sticky in the cage. Lee Jung-young constantly defended against Lee Ja’s takedowns and showed several good blows while standing. He even attempted an armbar in the third round.
In a post-fight interview, Lee Jung-young revealed his plans after entering the UFC. In response to Michael Bisping’s question, “He raised his hand after the game, where did he get the confidence that he won the game?” Lee answered in English, “I have a plan. Dan Ige, Ilia Topuria, Max holloway, Alexander Volkanovski. That’s my plan” he replied. Dan Ige, Ilia Topuria, Max Holloway, and Alexander Volkanovski mentioned by Lee Jung-young are strong fighters in the UFC featherweight division. Volkanovski, the current UFC featherweight champion, is scheduled to face UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev on the 11th (local time).
Lee Jung-young continued, “I had a torn right cruciate ligament even before the Road to UFC tournament. He will recover his cruciate ligament and return with a new look.”
Lee Jung-young, who debuted as a professional martial artist through Road FC match in February 2014, is a domestic featherweight powerhouse with a record of 10 wins and 1 loss (including today’s match). His first loss was a unanimous decision loss to Kim Se-young in June 2017, and since then he has been on a 7-game winning streak. Against Kim Se-young, he had a rematch in March 2018 and succeeded in revenge by winning a KO victory in the first round. Lee Jung-young was also the Road FC featherweight champion. 카지노사이트