Ji Yeon Kim News

Oct 13, 2017 12:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Justine Kish returns to the Octagon in January

An exciting UFC women’s flyweight matchup will be coming in January as Justine Kish will move up from the strawweight division to the new UFC women’s flyweight division. Kish will meet Ji Yeon Kim, who will be dropping down to the flyweight division from the women’s bantamweight division at a yet to be announced January...

Jun 11, 2017 8:14 am

Ji Yeon Kim recounts the time she fractured The Korean Zombie’s orbital bone

Next weekend, in the first bout of the UFC Singapore undercard, undefeated South Korean bantamweight Ji Yeon Kim will make her UFC debut against a game opponent in the Czech Republic’s Lucie Pudilová. In advance of this fight, Kim has been sharpening her tools alongside one of the most dangerous fighters in the game, and the...

Jun 10, 2017 10:06 am

UFC Singapore’s Ji Yeon Kim talks UFC debut, potential showdown with Holly Holm

If things had gone according to the original plan, undefeated South Korean bantamweight Ji Yeon Kim would be making her UFC debut against former champion Holly Holm when the UFC touches down in Singapore later this month. Regrettably, Holm turned this fight down, and Kim was instead paired with rangy Czech fighter Lucie Pudilová. Despite...