Zane Simon and Mookie Alexander are here to breakdown UFC on ESPN+ 23/Fight Night 165/UFC Busan with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
This Saturday’s, Dec. 21st., UFC Fight Night event, from the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea, featured ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung entering the octagon tonight on a two-fight win streak, increasing it to three when he handily defeated Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar, at just 3:18 of Round 1 with KO/TKO-Punches all over Edgar, who found out the answer was once again “NO”, leaving him with a new record of three losses in a row; also on the card was a festive co-main event showcasing the #7 ranked Light Heavyweight, Volkan ‘No Time’ Oezdemir who came out the victor by a Split Decision victory against the lesser ranked but feisty Aleksandar Rakić; rounding things out, we were also treated to a featured prelim tonight putting the up-and-coming Heavyweight Ciryl ‘Bon Gamin’ Gane against the more experienced, but lesser ranked, Tanner ‘The Bulldozer’ Boser, which turned out as expected, Ciryl with his hand raised in the cage, the undercard also brought us an exciting bout between Alexandre Pantoja and Matt Schnell, ending in just 4:17 into Round 1 with a KO/TKO Overhand Right to Schnell and it was all over.. overall we had quite a night of fights with a few decent finishes to discuss with you...
Here’s a look at the UFC BUSAN RESULTS & new fight records:
UFC on ESPN+ 23 MAIN CARD | SATURDAY DEC. 14 - 10PM/7PM ETPT
UFC BUSAN MAIN CARD | SATURDAY DEC. 21 - 5AM/2AM ETPT
- 145 lbs - Chan Sung Yung (16-5) DEF. Frankie Edgar (23-8), KO/TKO-Punches at 3:18 of Rd 1
- 205 lbs - Volkan Oezdemir (17-4) DEF. Aleksandar Rakić (12-2), DEC-Split
- 145 lbs - Charles Jourdain (10-2) DEF. Doo Ho Choi (14-4), KO/TKO-Left Cross at 4:32 of Rd 2, Total 9:32
- 205 lbs -Da Un Jung (13-2) DEF. Mike Rodriguez (10-4), KO/TKO-Right Cross to G & P at 1:04 of Rd 1
- 185 lbs - Jun Yong Park (11-4) DEF. Marc-André Barriault (11-4), DEC-Unanimous
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Doo Ho Choi vs. Charles Jourdain
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Chan Sung Jung, Alexander Pantoja
ESPN+ PRELIMS | 2AM/11PM ETPT
135 lbs - Kyung Ho Kang (17-8) DEF. Pingyuan Liu (15-6), DEC-Split
265 lbs - Ciryl Gane (6-0) DEF. Tanner Boser (17-6), DEC-Unanimous
145 lbs - Seung Woo Choi (8-3) DEF. Suman Nokhtarian (8-2), DEC-Unanimous
155 lbs - Omar Morales (9-0) DEF. Dong Hyun Ma (16-11-3), DEC-Unanimous
125 lbs - Alexandre Pantoja (22-4) DEF. Matt Schnell (14-5), KO/TKO-Overhand Right at 4:17 of Rd 1
135 lbs - Raoni Barcelos (15-1) DEF. Said Nurmagomedov (13-2), DEC-Unanimous
125 lbs - Amanda Lemos (7-1) DEF. Miranda Granger (7-1), SUB-Rear Naked Choke at 3:43 of Rd 1
135 lbs - Heili Alateng (14-7) DEF. Ryan Benoit (10-6), DEC-Split
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