The road to UFC, a gateway to the UFC to discover mixed martial arts fighters in Asia, will end with the finals to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on the 5th of next month.
In the flyweight division of the road to UFC competition, which has been going on since last year, Choi Seung-guk (27, Korean Zombie MMA) and Park Hyeon-seong (28, Kim Kyung-pyo) face off in the final.
Choi Seung-guk, who is about to leave Korea to prepare for the tournament, said at a press conference on the 25th, “This is the most important match in my career as a martial arts player. I prepared with the utmost concentration.”
Choi Seung-guk, who had undergone a lot of training to improve his mentality, said, “I prepared a strategy in line with Park Hyun-seong. I want to gain the upper hand in both ground and hitting.
” ‘ I got into mixed martial arts after seeing Jeong Chan-sung (36). After accidentally coming across the highlights of Chan-sung Jeong ‘s match through a friend, I went to Chan-sung Jeong,
saying, “I want to learn mixed martial arts.” 안전놀이터
I have come to the threshold of the world’s best stage where my mentor runs.
Originally, the Road to UFC final was scheduled to be held at the ‘UFC Seoul’ tournament in February.
However, as the main card of the tournament, Jung Chan-sung, was unable to participate due to injury, the UFC secretariat also canceled the Seoul tournament itself. did.
Choi Seung-guk said, “It would have been easy to adjust my condition if I had played in Seoul as usual, but the fact that Chansung-hyung was able to watch the second match in the United States is an advantage.”
It is the first time that Korean fighters face off against Choi Seung-guk and Park Hyeon-seong in a UFC event.
Even if it is not an official UFC fight, if you win only one fight and become the winner, you can sign an official contract with the UFC.
Choi Seung-guk said, “I don’t feel pressured just because I met a Korean player. I’m fighting anyway, so I’ll just focus on the game.”
Park Hyeon-seong also did not attach much importance to the face-to-face confrontation with Koreans.
He prepared for the tournament with the determination to just show who is the stronger player.
Park Hyeon-seong said, “It’s not special to play against Choi Seung-guk. Whoever wins is the strongest.” said
Confidence is enough. After the game, he believes that he will be the one to celebrate victory.
Park Hyeon-seong said, “I will win anyway (in terms of game content) whether I do well or not. I hope you will watch the game a lot.”