UFC on Fuel TV 3 results: Korean Zombie crushes Dustin Poirier by D'Arce chokePosted on May 15, 2012, 10:53 PM by Mike Searson
Chan Sung Jung aka "The Korean Zombie" defeated Dustin Poirier in the Main Event of UFC on Fuel TV 3 in Virginia by D'Arce choke in the fourth round. This was a thrilling fight which did not disappoint anyone. Jung's grappling was much more impressive than it had been in the past and his transitions were simply flawless.
Poirier was highly favored going into this match and his performance in the Octagon showed as he listened to his corner and outmaneuvered his opponent on numerous occassions with a few picture-perfect reversals.
In round 2,Jung dropped Poirier with a knee, and went for an armbar which transitioned into a triangle, to another armbar and back to a triangle. Poirier deftly maneuvered out but was caught again at 30 seconds left in the round and looked close to tapping out in the final seconds before he was saved by the bell.
Poirier went on the offensive in the third as Jung was resembling his nickname in a negative way by dropping his guard a few times and looking gassed. Poirier seemed sure to win the fight by looking fresherr than Jung at the close of the round.
Appearances can be deciving as Jung nailed him with an uppercut, followed with a flying knee and he took Poirier to the mat and submitted him in a D'Arce choke.
Jung admitted that he thought it was almost over for him in the third via interpreter: "He had me in trouble there at the beginning of the third round, but I just kept going and I got the win."
It is unknown whom Jung will face next, it may be the winner of the Hatsu Hioki vs. Ricardo Lamas match set for June 22, 2012. However, the Korean Zombie named who he has his mind set on to face next and answered in English: "Jose Aldo."