‘Korean Tiger’ Lee Jung-young (28) won the featherweight title by knocking out a Chinese fighter in three straight fights at Road to UFC.
On the afternoon of the 5th (Korean time), Lee Jung-young won the UFC Fight Night Road to UFC featherweight final at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA by a 2-1 decision over Lee Ja (26, China).
Former Road FC featherweight champion Lee Jung-young defeated Xiebin (China) in the quarterfinals via a serve (armbar) in 36 seconds of the first round and defeated Lu Kai (China) by punch KO in 42 seconds of the first round in the semifinals. 온라인카지노
Lee Jung-young, who overcame Lee Ja in the finals, joined the UFC as an official fighter with a total of 7 consecutive wins (10 wins and 1 loss) in mixed martial arts. Road to UFC winners in each weight class sign a formal contract with the UFC. Lee Ja could not overcome Lee Jung-young’s wall and went 22-4.
In the first round, Lee Jung-young threw punches from the start. After raising his guard, he blocked the punch and took a takedown. Lee Jung-young made a standing without giving the opponent a chance to pound. However, Lee was stuck in a clinch again.
In the second round, Iza took an early takedown. He switched to standing, but this time Lee Ja’s punch landed on Lee Jung-young’s face. Lee Jung-young was not alone. He hit with a count uppercut and then aimed for a shot.
In the final round, Lee Jung-young overpowered the opponent with a punch. Iza’s takedown also endured with his back to Cage. Lee Jung-young tried an arm bar after throwing a punch, but it didn’t go in properly. Ija also tried to take down constantly without stopping.
In the end, Lee Jung-young took the lead in striking and won the featherweight championship with a 2-1 decision win.