UFC Fight Night 24 Play-by-Play: Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung
Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung
Round 1: The fight begins with both fighters gauging, trading kicks for good measure. Nice overhand right by Garcia. An overhand right by Jung misses its mark. Halfway through round and just a few flurries, but neither fighter causing major damage to the other. A short scramble leads the fight to the ground where “The Korean Zombie” stays on top of Garcia. After briefly getting back to the feet, Jung brings Garcia down again. Through a scramble, Jung gets full mount and pounds on Garcia until the round ends. 10-9 Jung.
Round 2: A quiet first minute opens up the second round. Jung drops a bit to strike and Garcia lands a nice knee. Jung now backing up Garcia and lands a flying knee, getting the crowd excited. A Jung head kick just misses as Garcia ducks under it. Garcia goes for a single leg and Jung lands a clean right knee. The two start to trade shots and Jung drops him. Now in guard, Jung working to land hard elbows. Now, Garcia gives up his back and Jung slaps on a twister, forcing Garcia to tap. Pretty while at the same time painful move!
Official call: Chan Sung Jung defeats Leonard Garcia via submission (twister) at 4:59 of round two.