For the first time on the UFC stage, there will be a clash between Korean fighters. The main characters are MMA flyweight Choi Seung-guk (27) and Park Hyeon-seong (28).
The two fighters will meet in the ‘1st Road to UFC’ flyweight final at UFC Fight Night held at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on the 5th of next month (hereinafter Korean time).
The UFC held a road to UFC tournament for Asian fighters with a ticket to the Octagon stage. The final winner of each weight class will sign an official contract with the UFC.
Previously, Choi Seung-guk won a decision victory over Rama Spandi (Indonesia) in the flyweight quarterfinals and Chiu Luan (China) in the semifinals. 메이저놀이터
Park Hyeon-seong won a 1st round punch TKO victory over Jeremiah Sirega (Indonesia) in the quarterfinals and a 1st round submission victory over Topnoi Kiaram (Thailand) in the semifinals.
In an online interview with Korean reporters on the 25th, Choi Seung-guk (MMA career, 6 wins and 1 loss) said, “I came out with my opponent’s customized power,” but said, “There is nothing special, and I will have an advantage over my opponent in both ground and hitting.”
Regarding the face-to-face confrontation with Korean players, he said, “I don’t feel any pressure.” He continued, “Whether it’s a Korean or a foreign player, I will win unconditionally and sign with the UFC.”
Park Hyeon-seong (7 victories in MMA career) was also full of composure. He said, “I will show what I do best on stage,” and “I will use the skills I have practiced most confidently.”
Park Hyeon-seong said, “The one who wins is the strongest. I just need to show that I am strong by winning.” He promised to prove his skills with victory, saying, “It means nothing to say before practice and matches.”