Pros react after The Korean Zombie defeats Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 29

Korean Zombie, Dan Ige

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 29 event was headlined by a key featherweight matchup featuring former title challenger The Korean Zombie taking on Dan Ige.

Chan Sung Jung (17-6 MMA), aka The Korean Zombie, had entered tonight’s contest looking to rebound from his unanimous decision loss to Brian Ortega last October. Prior to that setback, ‘TKZ’ had earned back-to-back first round TKO victories over Renato Moicano and Frankie Edgar.

Meanwhile, Dan Ige (15-4 MMA) entered UFC Vegas 29 looking to build off the momentum of his stunning knockout of Gavin Tucker from back in March. The Hawaiian standout had won 7 of his past 8 bouts, with his lone loss in that time coming against Calvin Kattar, ahead of Saturday’s event.

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 29 headliner proved to be a thrilling twenty-five minute affair. ‘TKZ’ was able to get the better of the Hawaiian in the early rounds, even dropping Ige with a right hand in round two. However, Dan showcased his toughness and wound up storming back to win round four.

The Korean Zombie, Dan Ige, UFC Vegas 29
The Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 29

Heading into the fifth and final round most fans and analysts had the contest scored either 2-2 or 3-1 for The Korean Zombie. The final five minutes was full of action, but after a blistering start to the round, Dan Ige ultimately wound up being outpointed by his Korean counterpart. After five rounds of action, ‘TKZ’ was awarded the unanimous decision win.

Official UFC Vegas 29 Result: The Korean Zombie def. Dan Ige by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46 x2)

Check out how the pros reacted to Zombie fighting Ige below:

https://twitter.com/Justin_Gaethje/status/1406420827348758536

https://twitter.com/AliAbdelaziz00/status/1406419504075198465

Post-fight reactions to The Korean Zombie defeating Dan Ige:

https://twitter.com/AliAbdelaziz00/status/1406430085872160774

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