UFC Fight Island 6 Weigh-ins: ‘The Korean Zombie’ vs. Ortega is Official
The early weigh-ins are in the books for UFC Fight Island 6, and 'The Korean Zombie' and Brian Ortega are set for war.
All of the fighters have weighed in for Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 6 card, and all of the bouts have been greenlit, including Chan Sung Jung versus Brian Ortega
‘The Korean Zombie’ versus Ortega
Jung, or ‘The Korean Zombie’, came in at 146 pounds for Saturday’s headliner, as did Ortega. The two were supposed to fight all the way back in December, 2019.
But, a knee injury forced Ortega out of the contest. Jung went on to stop former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar, who had stepped up as a replacement.
Since their initial fight fell through, the featherweights have feuded online and in interviews, and their beef culminated in Ortega allegedly slapping Jung’s friend and translator, Jay Park.
UFC Fight Island 6 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for tomorrow’s event, which will be hosted by Yas Island in Abu Dhabi (results via MMA Junkie).
Main Card (ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
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Brian Ortega (146) vs. Chan Sung Jung (146)
Jessica Andrade (126) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (126)
Modestas Bukauskas (206) vs. Jimmy Crute (206)
James Krause (171) vs. Claudio Silva (171)
Thomas Almeida (146) vs. Jonathan Martinez (146)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET)
Mateusz Gamrot (156) vs. Guram Kutateladze (156)
Poliana Botelho (125) vs. Gillian Robertson (125.5)
Jun Yong Park (185) vs. John Phillips (186)
Jamie Mullarkey (156) vs. Fares Ziam (156)
Gadzhimurad Antigulov (206) vs. Maxim Grishin (205.5)
Said Nurmagomedov (136) vs. Mark Striegl (136)