“UFC on FUEL TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier” took place Tuesday night inside Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung (Pictured) put on another spectacular performance in his upset special over Dustin Poirier. After 15 thrilling minutes of back-and-forth action, Jung submitted his featherweight foe with a D’arce choke in the opening minute of the 4thRound to secure the victory.
Amir Sadollah took home a highly controversial split decision win over Jorge Lopez in the show’s co-featured attraction.
Quick Results (Play-by-Play):
Francisco Rivera Defeated Alex Soto via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Johnny Eduardo Defeated Jeff Curran via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Rafael dos Anjos Defeated Kamal Shalorus via Submission (Naked Choke) at 1:40 in the 1stRound
TJ Grant Defeated Carlo Prater via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cody McKenzie Defeated Marcus LeVesseur via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 3:05 in the 1stRound
Brad Tavares Defeated Dongi Yang via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Tom Lawlor Defeated Jason MacDonald via KO (Punches) at :50 in the 1stRound
Igor Pokrajac Defeated Fabio Maldonado via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Yves Jabouin Defeated Jeff Hougland via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Donald Cerrone Defeated Jeremy Stephens via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Amir Sadollah Defeated Jorge Lopez via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung Defeated Dustin Poirier via Submission (D’arce Choke) at 1:07 in the 4thRound
Fight of the Night:
Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung and Dustin Poirier ($40,000/each)
Submission of the Night:
Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung ($40,000)
Knockout of the Night:
Tom Lawlor ($40,000)
UFC president Dana White didn’t attend the event. He’s in California set to undergo surgery.
According to UFC officials, 4,592 fans packed the arena for live gate of $343,175.
Jung believes he made a statement for a title shot with his win.
He wouldn’t have called for champion Jose Aldo had it gone to a decision.
Cerrone was disappointed after his loss to Nate Diaz, so he wanted to go back to having fun during his fights.
Jung practiced the D’arce choke a little bit in training, but focused on the uppercut and flying knee for this fight. Thinks he was lucky to win by D’arce.
Cerrone wants to return at UFC 150 in Denver. Would be down for Anthony Pettis if offered.
Poirier said he got into his groove too late. The better man won.
Sadollah was disappointed he didn’t make a more exciting fight.
Poirier felt he should have stuck to his game plan better.
Jung said he looked into Poirier’s eyes at the beginning of the 3rdRound and knew he was going to win.
White told Ariel Helwani that Jung will get the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Erik Koch. Jung’s response, “Woo hoo.”