December 21,2019: UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie in South Korea
Main Card features Frankie Edgar “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Main Card exclusively on ESPN+ at 5 a.m. ET
Prelims on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 2:00 a.m. ET; Pre- and Post-Show exclusively on ESPN+
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UFC Fight Night on ESPN+:
Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie in South Korea streams exclusively on ESPN+ this Saturday, December 21, at 5:00 a.m. ET from Sajik Arena, Busan in South Korea. The main event features a featherweight matchup between Frankie Edgar (22-7-1) and South Korea native Chan Sung Jung (15-5-0). Prior to the main card, Prelims will air on ESPN and ESPN Deportes starting at 2:00 a.m. ET. Every single fight on the card will be available for individual fight-by-fight replay on ESPN+ immediately following the fights.
A New Jersey native and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar enters the Octagon as one of UFC’s most prolific athletes. He will look to rebound following a loss to Max Holloway in a featherweight title bout at UFC 240. Chan Sung Jung, who is coming off an impressive first-round knockout victory against Renato Moicano in June, will look to deliver a strong performance in front of his home country fans.
The co-main will pit former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir against rising contender Aleksandar Rakic. Oezdemir rebounded from a three-fight losing streak in August, delivering an impressive second-round “Performance of the Night” KO win over Illir Latifi. He will attempt to keep his momentum going by stopping Rakic, who is currently 4-0 in the UFC.
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UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Edgar vs. Jung
Programming (All times ET)
Fri, 12/20 5 a.m.
UFC Fight Night Pre-Show:
Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie
2 a.m. Prelims
ESPN, ESPN Deportes
5 a.m. Main Card
ESPN+, English and Spanish
8 a.m. Post Show
ESPN+ Live and Replay
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
5 a.m. Main
Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung ESPN+
Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakic
Dooho Choi vs. Charles Jourdain
Da-un Jung vs. Mike Rodriguez
Junyong Park vs. Marc-Andre Barriault
Kyung Ho Kang vs. Liu Pingyuan
2 a.m. Feature
Ciryl Gane vs. Tanner Boser
ESPN, ESPN Deportes
SeungWoo Choi vs. Suman Mokhtarian
Dong Hyun Ma vs. Omar Morales
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Matt Schnell
Raoni Barcelos vs. Said Nurmagomedov
Miranda Granger vs. Amanda Lemos
AlatengHeili vs. Ryan Benoit
*All fights available for individual replay on ESPN+
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