Chung announces his retirement from the UFC.
‘Korean Zombie’ Chansung Jung, 36, thanked his fans as he leaves the Octagon.
Chung was knocked out by Max Holloway (USA) 섯다 at 23 seconds of the third round in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Korean Zombie’ at Singapore Indoor Stadium on Nov. 27 (KST).
After the fight, Jung told the Octagon, “I’m done. I was a guy who wanted to be a champion. I sincerely thought I could beat Holloway, and I prepared without regret. If I can’t beat a top ranked fighter, I think it’s time to call it quits,” he said, announcing his retirement.
Chung took to his social media to announce his retirement once again, thanking his fans for their support.
“I haven’t achieved everything, but I’ve achieved enough. 온라인섯다 It would be greedy to want more, so I’m going to stop,” he said, adding, “I’m grateful to everyone for the love I’ve received. It’s a strange, wonderful, and scary feeling to not be judged and compared anymore,” he said.
He continued, “I don’t know what I’ll do next, but I’ll do my best and be sincere. “I don’t know what I’m going to do next, but I’m going to do my best and I’m going to do it from the bottom of my heart. Holloway, it was an honor to have you as my last opponent. Let’s say hello again someday with a big smile.”
Chan Sung Jung compiled a record of 7-5 in the UFC, where he made several notable appearances in UFC history. In his UFC debut against Leonard Garcia in 2011, Chung scored a victory via twister (spinal twist). It was the first twisting submission victory in the UFC.
In December of that year, 카지노사이트 Chung made a name for himself in the UFC by knocking out Mark Hominick in seven seconds.
He continued to be a dominant force in the UFC’s featherweight division, becoming the first South Korean fighter to earn two title fights.
When Chung announced his retirement, his opponent Holloway said after the fight, “I was lucky to win. I’m honored to have been his last opponent.”
Other former UFC fighters also applauded Chung’s retirement. UFC superstar Conor McGregor (IRL) said, “That was a great move by Zombie. You could see the class in him.”
No. 2 ranked featherweight Iyar Rodriguez (MEX) wished Chung a “happy retirement to a fighting legend.” Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira (BRA) said, “Korean Zombie is a true legend. I hope he enjoys his retirement.”
The UFC also posted a tribute on social media, saying, “A legend in the UFC. Congratulations on an amazing career,” 고스톱 the UFC said on social media.