Members of the fight community shared their reactions to the fight between Max Holloway and Jong Sung Jung, in which Korean Zombie suffered an early defeat and announced the end of his professional career.
Teddy Atlas: “Holloway is an elite drummer, and this reminds us how special Wolkanowski is. You want a definition for the word ‘Courage’, forget the dictionary – just look at Zombie.”
Conor McGregor: “What a punch, what a performance! Classic Zombie, classic Holloway. It was amazing, UFC – all expectations were met!”
Dustin Porier: “Max was sharp as always, Zombie was as Zombie as always!”
Paul Craig: “With Max, it’s best not to get into a exchange.”
Aleksandar Rakic: “Wow! What a knockout! The Blessed Express is back! Congratulations.”
Arnold Allen: “Congratulations to Max! Korean Zombie’s legendary career is a great inspiration.”
Jamal Hill: “Zombie felt disrespected by Max not finishing him and said, either you finish me or I’ll finish you! It was an amazing main event, an incredible experience – just wow!”
Aljamain Sterling: “What a knockout! Max lands a clean right punch on the aggressive Zombie! This feels all too familiar to me! I’m gonna miss Zombie.”
As a reminder, the featherweight bout headlining UFC Fight Night 225 in Singapore ended at the 23rd second of the third round with Max Holloway winning by knockout.