Staying ready: Calvin Kattar keen for UFC 273 back-up role ahead of Volk-Zombie title fight

Calvin Kattar reacts after his victory over Giga Chikadze of Georgia in their featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on...

Fresh from his impressive decision win over rising contender Giga Chikadze last month, the #5 ranked featherweight has revealed he is staying ready as he looks to secure a reserve role, which could see him potentially fight for gold at UFC 273 on April 9 after former champion Max Holloway withdrew from his proposed Alexander Volkanovski trilogy with an undisclosed injury. Continue reading

UFC Vegas 29: Korean Zombie patiently mixes it up, eventually outworks Dan Ige

The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung of South Korea punches Dan Ige in a featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 19,...

The Korean Zombie rebounded from his humbling defeat by title challenger Brian Ortega, with a shrewd show of ringcraft and timely tactics to stifle Dan Ige’s stand-up skills while retaining his #4 spot in the promotion’s featherweight rankings. Elsewhere, there were credible wins for welterweight prospect Khaos Williams and bantamweight Marlon Vera (#15) among others. Continue reading

UFC Fight Island 7: Overlooking me is a mistake, Calvin Kattar warns Max Holloway

Calvin Kattar Remains Consistent Amidst Chaos | UFC

Ahead of their main event matchup on January 16 at UFC Fight Island 7, #5 ranked featherweight Calvin Kattar (22-4) has warned former divisional champion Max Holloway (21-6) that overlooking him would prove costly as the 32-year-old has his sights set on a title fight vs. Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) in 2021 – with this headliner a golden opportunity to cement that. Continue reading

UFC Fight Island 6: Brian Ortega and Jessica Andrade record dominant wins

Brian Ortega puts on five-round masterpiece to dominate 'The Korean Zombie' in UFC Fight Island 6 main event - MMA Fighting

22 months since his last UFC appearance, the returning Brian Ortega (#2) made a statement of intent with a dominant showing against #4 ranked Chan Sung Jung – who was worse for wear after 25 minutes in the Octagon with the featherweight title contender. That followed Jessica Andrade marking her flyweight debut in style, starching Katlyn Chookaigan (#1) effortlessly. Continue reading