63 Search Results for leonard garcia

Nov 17, 2014 4:58 pm

Leonard Garcia retires at Legacy FC 37

At Legacy FC 37 this past weekend Leonard Garcia announced his retirement. Garcia fought Daniel Pineda at the event, and after an exciting start to the bout, was ultimately submitted at the end of the first round. Since being released from the UFC in April of 2013, Garcia went 3-2 under the Legacy FC banner...

Dec 7, 2013 1:21 pm

.gif | Leonard Garcia Returned To Form With This Nasty K.O. Last Night

WEC and UFC veteran, Leonard Garcia has found some success on the regional circuit following his release from the UFC. Last night, for the Legacy FC fight promotion he obtained their FEatherweight world title with this first round K.O. over Kevin Aguilar. Check it:

Jul 16, 2013 10:28 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Chan Sung Jung vs. Leonard Garcia

After their star-making first meeting in the WEC, Chan Sung Jung and Leonard Garcia rematched in the UFC Octagon in 2011 in a fight that was just as exciting — and ended in the only ‘Twister’ submission in UFC history.

May 11, 2013 12:18 pm

Leonard Garcia Signs With Legacy FC, Set To Face Rey Trujillo In July debut

Fresh off the heels of his UFC release, fan favorite brawler, Leonard Garcia has inked a new deal with a new fighting home. The Greg Jackson trained fighter took to twitter with the news. But the buck doesn’t stop there, the WEC and UFC veteran won’t take too much time off as the promotion, also...

Apr 29, 2013 7:43 am

Leonard Garcia’s UFC Future ‘Not Looking good’ According to Dana White

With a particularly lack luster performance against Cody McKenzie on Saturday nights UFC 159 Prelims, Leonard Garcia is left to ponder whether  he’ll be called to fight again in the UFC. Garcia has lost his last five fights and one would wonder if something like this would lead the ‘Bad Boy’ to consider whether or...

Dec 19, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC 155: Max Holloway Steps Up To Replace McKenzie Against Garcia | UFC NEWS

Another injury has hit the UFC’s year-end-pay-per-view event. Cody McKenzie has been forced off the card with an injury and on just 10-days’ notice the 21-year-old, Max Holloway has agreed to step in and face Leonard Garcia. UFC officials announced the change via twitter just moments ago. UFC 155 is set to take place on...

Sep 4, 2017 8:04 am

VIDEO | Fighter gets put to sleep by absolutely insane loop choke

As MMA fans, we’ve been exposed to some petty gnarly submissions over the years. There was Chan Sung Jung’s Twister over Leonard Garcia. There was Jon Jones’ guillotine win over Lyoto Machida, which left Machida propped against the cage in a seemingly lifeless heap. There was Charles Oliveira’s reverse calf-slicer win over Eric Wisely. There...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

May 12, 2017 9:50 am

BREAKING! Korean Zombie vs. Ricardo Lamas official for July 29

Korean Zombie vs. Ricardo Lamas official for July 29 A key featherweight bout between former title challengers Chan Sung Jung and Ricardo Lamas will take place at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. BJPENN.com’s own Chris Taylor was first to report the Lamas vs. Zombie fight. I have confirmed that a key featherweight...

Mar 14, 2017 7:54 am

The Korean Zombie wants to take out “The Bully” next

In early February, South Korean featherweight Chan Sung Jung – more widely known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – made a successful return to action after more than three years on the shelf, delivering a thudding, first-round knockout of the game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the undead star burst back into the UFC...

Feb 6, 2017 6:45 am

Jeremy Stephens calls out the Korean Zombie for April fight

Jeremy Stephens is keen to channel Rick Grimes and do some zombie hunting. The brick fisted featherweight recently took to social media to campaign for a bout with Chan Sung Jung – better known as “The Korean Zombie.” Stephens hopes the UFC will put this fight together for the UFC’s planned April 15 debut in...

Feb 5, 2017 7:00 am

Korean Zombie drew inspiration from Dominick Cruz ahead of comeback fight

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his monicker “The Korean Zombie” – stepped back into the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender and Ultimate Fighter runner-up Dennis Bermudez....

Feb 5, 2017 6:02 am

Pros react to the Korean Zombie’s impressive return to the cage

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, Texas, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – returned to the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez. Despite his long time...

Feb 3, 2017 12:55 pm

The 5 Best Korean Zombie Fights Ever

Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – is one of the most exciting fighters in MMA. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we’ve seen him in action, as he’s been kept on the shelf by the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean men. Luckily for...

Feb 3, 2017 9:47 am

All fighters but one make weight for UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston

UFC Fight Night 104 takes place in Houston, Texas on Saturday, February 4 at the Toyota Center. The main card will feature six bouts, which will air live on FS1 starting at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. Four prelim fights will also air live prior to the main card on FS1 starting at 8pm ET...

Jan 31, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Fight Night 104: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie official fight card

This Sunday, the Super Bowl will take over the NRG Stadium in Houston Texas. One night before the big game, the UFC will touch down in Houston’s Toyota Center with UFC Fight Night 104. This anticipated card will be headlined by a featherweight contender bout between Dennis Bermudez and Chan Sung Jung – who is...

Dec 4, 2016 11:37 am

“The Korean Zombie” vs. “The Menace” set to headline UFC Fight Night 104

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it was announced yesterday that...

Dec 2, 2016 2:26 pm

“The Korean Zombie” is being targeted for a Super Bowl weekend return

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it sounds as though he’ll...

Nov 20, 2016 11:18 am

EXCLUSIVE | The Korean Zombie explains his decision to callout BJ Penn

Former UFC featherweight title challenger Chan Sung Jung is quickly closing in on the end of the two years of mandatory military service he was required to serve as a citizen of South Korea. Jung was most recently seen in action at UFC 163 in May of 2012, where he suffered a fourth-round TKO loss...

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Oct 18, 2014 11:20 am

UFC Vet Nam Phan To Make Bellator Debut Next Month

Bellator 131 is set to kick off with a bang as two explosive bantamweights are set to square off to open the main card on Saturday, November 15th from The Valley View Casino Center as Mike “The Marine” Richman will take on Nam Phan live on Spike TV. The fight joins a card already featuring...

Aug 26, 2014 7:12 am

Breaking: Korean Zombie injured, forced out of UFC Fight Night 53

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled “UFC Fight Night 53” co-main event bout with Akira Corassani (12-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC), this according to his agent Brian Rhee. Rhee told BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor that “shoulder issues” were to blame for KZ’s decision to withdraw from the...