Alex Volkanovski reacts to Brian Ortega defeating The Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Island 6

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Current UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski was clearly watching tonight’s Fight Island 6 main event between The Korean Zombie and Brian Ortega and with good reason.

Saturday’s highly anticipated headliner had huge high stakes as UFC President Dana White had recently revealed that the winner of tonight’s Zombie vs. Ortega fight would receive the next shot at Volkanovski.

Chan Sung Jung (16-5 MMA), aka The Korean Zombie, had entered tonight’s contest looking to earn his third victory in a row, this after scoring back-to-back TKO wins over Frankie Edgar and Renato Moicano.

Meanwhile, Brian Ortega (14-1 MMA) was competing for the first time since suffering an ugly TKO loss to Max Holloway at UFC 231 in December of 2018. That setback served as the first of Ortega’s career. ‘Blessed’ of course went on to surrender the strap to the aforementioned Alex Volkanovski at UFC 245.

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Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 6 main event did not prove to be the “fight of the year” performance many were expecting, at least not from The Korean Zombie’s end.  Instead, Ortega was able to outclass Jung for the majority of their five-round main event on route to a lopsided unanimous decision victory.

Official UFC Fight Island 6 Result: Brian Ortega def. The Korean Zombie by unanimous decision (50-45 x3)

Check out how Alex Volkanovski reacted to Ortega defeating Zombie below:

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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on October 17, 2020