MMA: Ortega too good for Korean Zombie

Brian Ortega, in his first fight after two years of inactivity, beat South Korean Chan Sung Jung, better known as the "Korean Zombie", by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 180 on Sunday. The Ultimate Fighting Championship bout w
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Brian Ortega, in his first fight after two years of inactivity, beat South Korean Chan Sung Jung, better known as the "Korean Zombie", by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 180 on Sunday.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship bout was held on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, which has been dubbed as the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's "Fight Island". American Ortega dominated the five rounds, winning all three scorecards 50-45.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 19, 2020, with the headline 'Ortega too good for Zombie'. Print Edition | Subscribe