Dong Hyun Kim reacts to the sudden change in opponents, and vows to not change his new style of fighting regardless of opposition.
Korean star Dong Hyun Kim flew to Hong Kong today, prepared to do media activities to promote his bout against Hector Lombard. As he was heading to the press conference though, DDana White suddenly told him that his opponent changed to Tyron Woodley, and according to Kim, it was a whirlwind of emotions shortly after.
"When I heard the news, I was devastated and surpr more
An injury to Hector Lombard has caused a shake-up to the welterweight bout scheduled for UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China, later this summer. Tyron Woodley will now step up on relatively short notice to take on Dong Hyun Kim in what is expected to be the co-main event of the evening.
Another unfortunate injury has caused a change to a big Welterweight match up set for UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place at The Venetian in Macau, China, on Aug. 23, 2014.
Earlier this morning, Ultimate Fightin more
An injury to Hector Lombard has derailed a welterweight matchup with potential title implications. more
After a lackluster loss to fellow welterweight contender Rory MacDonald earlier this month at UFC 174, Tyron Woodley now has a major opportunity to get back in to title contention.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard is out of his August 23 matchup against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 49. Stepping in to replace the No. 6-ranked welterweight against Kim is Tyron Woodley, who recently dropped a lopsided unanimous decision to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 in Vancouver. UFC President Dana White confirmed the matchup change via Instagram: Luckily for Kim, Lombard and Woodley are not dissimilar. Lombard is a power puncher with great trips and throws and a heavy top game, w more
Tyron Woodley is getting right back to work.
Less than two weeks after his loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, Woodley has agreed to replace Hector Lombard against Dong Hyun Kim on Aug. 23 in Macau, China, UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday.
Lombard was forced to withdraw from the fight due to a "pretty big-sized" cervical herniated disc pinching one of his nerves. He has been told by his doctor that he'll be out of action for at least three months, however, it is unclear at this time more
Tyron Woodley is not short of confidence. He might be coming off a unanimous decision defeat at the hands of Rory McDonald, but the 32-year-old still believe he is the best. more
A pair of intriguing matchups has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 49 events, as Demian Maia faces Mike Pyle, and Thales Leites meets Francis Carmont.Filed under: News, UFC more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.