'The Korean Zombie' Earns Bonus In Octagon Return (UFC Houston Fighter Bonuses)

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Following last night's UFC Fight Night 104 event in Houston, Texas the recipients of the evening's $50,000 bonus awards were announced.

'The Korean Zombie' made quick work of the in-form Bermudez, stopping him vicious uppercut two minutes and 49 seconds into the first round. For Jung, who recently completed his two-year mandatory military service in South Korea, this was first fight since losing to Jose Aldo in August 2013, and his first win since stopping Dustin Poirier in 2012. "It's going to be a fun fight", he said.

Victory over Bermudez has seen Jung regain his place amongst the featherweight division's elite and remind the entire world that he's one of the most unsafe 145lb fighters on the planet. "My goal is always to be the champion, and I think this fight has put me back in the game", Jung said.


Relying on her steady striking, Ms. Herrig was a step ahead of Ms. Grasso, the number 12 contender in the division, throughout the match. "Bate Estaca" won the fight by unanimous decision, but "Overkill" show great improvements from her first UFC run. "You want to do the right thing and it happens every fight, but I'm more comfortable now". Andrade and Hill took home "Fight of the Night" bonuses. "I know I was on Herb's (Dean) leg but, I knew he was there trying to hit me so I was shooting on him, and just Herb was - I know Herb was just doing his job, trying to keep us safe in there".

And with an early start to her 2017 campaign and a stiff test opposite an established foe on tap for this weekend, Grasso knows how she would like to see her year unfold after she picks up a victory over Herrig on Saturday in Houston.

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