UFC Denver Results: Korean Zombie vs. Yair Rodriguez

Stay glued to bjpenn.com this evening for all of tonight’s UFC Denver Results.

The event, UFC Fight Night 139, will serve as the promotions 25th anniversary show.

UFC Denver is headlined by a key featherweight bout featuring “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung taking on Yair Rodriguez.

Jung was initially slated to face former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar at tonight’s UFC Denver event, but “The Answer” was forced to pullout due to injury.

Yair Rodriguez (10-2 MMA) will compete for the first time since UFC 211 in May of 2017, where he suffered a second-round TKO loss to the aforementioned Frankie Edgar.

Prior to the setback, “El Pantera” had reeled off eight wins in a row, which included victories over BJ Penn and Alex Caceres.

As for the “The Korean Zombie”, Chan Sung Jung has not stepped foot inside the octagon since February of 2017, when he returned from a multi-year hiatus and knocked out Dennis Bermudez. Jung’s next most recent contest occurred in August of 2014, when he came up short in a title fight with then champion Jose Aldo. The fan favorite, Chan Sung Jung, currently holds an overall record of 14-4.

In the co-main event of the evening, dangerous welterweight fighters Donald Cerrone and Mike Perry will collide in hopes of moving up the 170-pound ranks.

Donald Cerrone (33-11 MMA) was last seen in action at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore, where he suffered a unanimous decision loss to surging welterweight contender Leon Edwards. Prior to the setback, “Cowboy” was coming off a spectacular first-round finish of Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros.

As for “Platinum”, Mike Perry was most recently seen in action at July’s UFC 226 event, where he earned a split-decision victory over Paul Felder.

Get all of tonight’s UFC Denver Results below:

UFC Denver Results on FOX Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET):

145 lbs.: Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez – Rodgriguez def. Jung via KO at 4:59 of Round 5
170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry – Cerrone def. Perry via submission (armbar) in Round 1
135 lbs.: Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie – de Randamie def. Pennington via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Thiago Moises – Dariush def. Moises via unanimous decision (30-25 x2, 30-26)
115 lbs.: Maycee Barber vs. Hannah Cifers – Barber def. Cifers via TKO at 2:01 of Round 2
155 lbs.: Mike Trizano vs. Luis Pena – Trizano def. Pena via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

UFC Denver Results (Televised Prelims) on FOX Sports 1 (8 p.m. ET):

115 lbs.: Amanda Cooper vs. Ashley Yoder -Yoder def. Cooper via split-decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
145 lbs.: Chas Skelly vs. Bobby Moffett – Moffet def. Skelly via TKO at 2:43 of Round 1
155 lbs.: Davi Ramos vs. John Gunther – Ramos def. Gunther via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:57 of Round 1
155 lbs.: Devonte Smith vs. Julian Erosa – Smith def. Erosa via knockout at :46 of Round 1

UFC Denver Results on UFC Fight Pass (7 p.m. ET):

125 lbs.: Joseph Morales vs. Eric Shelton – Shelton def. Morales via split-decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)
135 lbs.: Mark De La Rosa vs. Joby Sanchez – De La Rosa def. Sanchez via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)