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The Korean Zombie makes his return this October against TUF 14 alum and Sweden's own Akira Corassani in the co-mai nevent of UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story. It's been over a year since Chan Sung Jung last fought inside the Octagon, but "The Korean Zombie" will soon be fighting again this October. The UFC confirmed earlier today that Jung will go up against Akira Corassani as part of the October 4th UFC Fight Night card in Stockholm. This is going to be awesome! @KoreanZombieMMA vs. @AkiraCora read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Not long after the Gunnar Nelson-Rick Story fight was announced as the headline bout of the UFC's return to Sweden, UFC Fight Night 53 picked up a co-main event between featherweights Chan Sung Jung and Akira Corassani. The event, which airs exclusively on Fight Pass, takes place in the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm on October 4. The European-heavy card includes a number of fighters from the host country. For Jung, this marks his first fight since August of last year, when he was defeated by read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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It will have been more than a year since Chan Sung Jung stepped in the Octagon, but "The Korean Zombie" is back. The UFC announced on Saturday morning that Jung will take on Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53, which takes place on Oct. 4 in Stockholm, Sweden. The featherweight bout will be the co-main event. Jung last fought in Aug. 2013 at UFC 163 against Jose Aldo for the 145-pound belt. He came up short in his title bid, and also suffered a separated shoulder that shelved him from action. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The UFC’s return to Sweden now has its co-headliner, and it features a recent featherweight title challenger, as well as a local product.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Fight fans rejoice, as one of the most entertaining fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA) could be making his return to action later this year, as Chan Sung Jung eyes a late 2014 comeback against Akira Corassani. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division could be getting one of its brightest stars back later this year, as UFC Tonight is reporting that Chan Sung Jung could possibly make his return to the Octagon at the end of the year. And likely there to welcome him w read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Top-ranked UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier was looking to keep his momentum rolling against Akira Corassani at last night's (April 16, 2014) TUF: "Nations" Finale from Quebec City, Canada. "Diamond" added another knockout to his growing resume, but it wasn't without some adversity. Read our breakdown of his exciting win below! Last night (Weds., April 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight notables Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani went to war in the opening main card bou read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It was selected as the main card opener as it was expected to deliver and that it did, as featherweights Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani each earned $50,000 for their Fight of the Night honors at the The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale in Quebec City, Quebec on Wednesday night. All awards were announced by UFC President Dana White at the post-fight press conference. The fight, expected to be a blowout for Poirier according to the oddsmakers, was surprisingly competitive in the first round. P read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Dustin Poirier, Akira Corassani, K.J. Noons and Ryan Jimmo each earned $50,000 in post-fight bonus money for their performances Wednesday night at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations” finale. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ryan Jimmo and KJ Noons picked up 'Performance of the Night' bonuses, while the entertaining scrap between Dustin Poirier and Akira Corissani earned 'Fight of the Night' honours. The TUF Nations Finale took place on Wednesday in Quebec City and featured a variety of exciting fights, as Ryan Jimmo, Dustin Poirier and KJ Noons all got excellent wins over the course of the evening. KJ Noons picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he KOed Canadian lightweight Sam Stout early in the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In the main card opener of The Ultimate Fighter: Nations on Wednesday night, Dustin Poirier bested Akira Corassani in a wild, fast-paced affair. The fight lasted just longer than a round, but it had more action than most 15-minute bouts. After a competitive first round where both guys landed some nice shots, Poirier came out with terrible intentions in the second frame and quickly dispatched his foe. What we will remember about the fight It was a barn-burner. The first round offered up nonstop e read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Dustin Poirier has a habit of starting slow and finishing strong. He did nothing to change that notion on Wednesday. Poirier and Akira Corissani engaged in a thrilling first-round brawl at the TUF Nations Finale in Quebec City before Poirier put him away early in the second. The featherweight bout was stopped at 42 seconds of the round. Poirier waded right into several big shots by the Renzo Gracie-trained Corassani early in the first round. Corassani never really pounced on his opening, and Poi read news >>

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