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UFC 273: Volkanovsky wants to add Korean zombies to his roster

UFC 273: Volkanovsky wants to add Korean zombies to his roster

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Alexander Volkanovsky (23-1) will be looking for his legend on Saturday. The Australian will defend the featherweight title in the UFC 273 gala final against Chan Sung Jung (17-6), known as korean zombie.

It will be his third title defense, he’s been a champion since his first fight against Holloway in 2019.

Volkanovsky looked out of the way for a while, with his last four victories coming against Brian Ortigam, Max Holloway (twice) and Jose Aldo. will try to add korean zombie on his fishing board.

For his part, Young has not been in the octagon since June 19, 2021, when he defeated Dan Ige by unanimous decision. In his previous fight in 2020, he was korean zombie He leaned against Ortega.

Sterling retains the title

In the semifinals of the ceremony, Aljamain Sterling retained the bodyweight title against Petr Yan by split decision (48-47 x 2, 47-48).

Sterling completely dominated the first half of the fight. He brought Yan to the ground several times. In the second and third rounds, Sterling spent nearly five minutes keeping his opponent at bay. However, Sterling was unable to complete the task by submitting.

Yan was not an easy prey and gave everything he had in the last rounds. However, he was unable to turn the judges in his favour.

In an interview at the Octagon after the fight, Yan mentioned his desire for a rematch against the champ.

This was the second battle between the two men. Initially, Yan was disqualified due to an illegal knee injury in the fourth round.

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Sterling took the opportunity to put his hands on the belt.

Earlier in the evening, Khameza Shemayev faced significant opposition from Gilbert Burns, but managed to win by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3).

Chimaev and Burns put on a great show, especially in the second round where they each exchanged several combos. Burns shook Shimayev, who managed to stay upright and regain his senses.

Chimayev’s pressure in the third and final round made the difference in securing a tough victory.

fight Categories consequences
Alexander Volkanovsky against. Jung Chan Sung feathers
Aljamin Sterling against. Peter Yang cocks Sterling via split decision (48-47 x 2 and 47-48)
Gilbert Burns against. Khamza Shemayev welterweight Shemayev by unanimous decision
(29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mackenzie Dern against. Tessia Torres straw Another split decision
(29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Vince Bichel against. Mark Madsen light Madsen by unanimous decision
(30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Ian Gary against. darian weeks welterweight Underway by unanimous decision
(29-28, 30-27, 30-27).
Anthony Hernandez against. Josh Framed means Hernandez by unanimous decision
(30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Aspenlad against. Raquel Pennington cocks Bennington by unanimous decision
(29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mickey Gal against. Mike Mallot welterweight Mallott by K.-O. In the first round
Alexey Oleinik against. Jared Vandera heavy Oleinik submitted in the first round
Beira Rodriguez against. Kay Hansen straw Rodriguez by unanimous decision
(29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Julio Ars against. Daniel Stannus cocks Arce by unanimous decision
(30-27, 30-27, 29-28).