UFC featherweight competitor Chan Sung Jung discusses his mandatory two-year military service in South Korea and how this will impact his future in the sport. After spending more than a year away from the octagon to heal his shoulder, Chan Sung Jung, known as "The Korean Zombie" would soon be informed that his return to the cage would be delayed by another two years. Last week, it was announced that Jung would place his MMA career on hold to complete his mandatory two-year military service, some read news >>
"It's not something that was a surprise. Since all able-bodied men are obligated to serve, I knew that it was something that I'd have to do at some point. It's the law and a duty of all Korean men. Those are the rules, so I have to abide by them. I'll be working in my local district office. Because of several surgeries that I had, I was given a government office job. I'm not sure exactly what I'll be doing there, though. I think this may extend my career, because it gives me some much needed tim read news >>
At UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson will attempt to extend his reign as 125-pound champion against Chris Cariaso. However, the main event may not even be one of the more intriguing matchups on the card. While Cariaso is widely being dismissed as a legitimate threat to Johnson's belt, some other bouts on the UFC 178 docket should be highly competitive on Saturday. Former Bellator MMA champion Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut against Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor will be tested by top five feathe read news >>
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We’ll never know for sure to what extend Jose Aldo’s cage-grab played in their first fight, but Chad Mendes is determined not to let it become a factor in their upcoming second fight at UFC 176.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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The UFC will soon have competition on network television. WSOF officials are set to finally announce a long-rumored deal to bring the promotion to NBC.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
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Guan Wang will be looking to extend his 11-0-1 when he takes on Brazilian Sandro Da Silva (3-2). Their rematch will headline RUFF 10 on Aug. 24 in Shanghai. read news >>
If B.J. Penn does extend his career and make a potential return to the UFC lightweight division, two notable 155-pounders have offered their services for a fight. read news >>
NEW YORK CITY – A much-reported deal to extend Anderson Silva's time in the UFC is done, according to Dana White. read news >>
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Georges St. Pierre could fight Johny Hendricks next, but Anderson Silva is also a possibility, according to trainer Firas Zahabi. read news >>
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The Bellator tournament format has the built-in framework to generate stars in a hurry.
It's cruel on mind and body, but going from relative unknown to a headlining commodity can become reality with only three wins in a matter of weeks.
Dave Jansen hopes to kick off his quick ascent when he faces Magomed Saadulaev on the main card of Bellator 77, which takes place Friday at Reading Eagle Theatre in the Sovereign Center in Reading, Penn.
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