Brian Ortega vs. Korean Zombie to Main Event UFC Busan

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA FIGHTING

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA FIGHTING

A featherweight showdown between Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung will officially headline UFC Busan on December 21. The fight was announced earlier today by the UFC.

Ortega (14-1-1NC) is coming off of a fourth round TKO loss to Max Holloway for the featherweight title at UFC 231 last December. “T-City” was previously undefeated and holds notable wins over Clay Guida, Renato Moicano, Cub Swanson, and Frankie Edgar. He currently sits at #2 on the official UFC featherweight rankings.

Jung (15-5) is coming off of a first round TKO victory over Renato Moicano in June. “The Korean Zombie” has earned Octagon wins over Moicano, Leonard Garcia, Mark Hominick, Dustin Poirier, and Dennis Bermudez. He currently sits at #6 on the official UFC featherweight rankings.

UFC on ESPN+ 23 will take place from the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea.

MMA NewsStephen Jensen