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UFC Fight Night 225: Max Holloway retires Chan Sung Jung by knockout

Max Holloway, a champ in the featherweight division, decides it’s time to hang up his gloves after this wild battle in Singapore. Him and Chan Sung Jung, also known as “The Korean Zombie,” go head-to-head in UFC Fight Night 225. The Singapore crowd is hyped, emotions are running high, and the octagon’s the place to be.

Max steps in with a heavy heart, thinking about those Hawaiian wildfires. Jung’s on the brink of retirement, too, and odds makers are like, “Max Holloway is going to crush it!” And you know what? He delivers, landing a knockout punch just 23 seconds into the third round. Bam!

Before the fight, there’s all this emotional build-up, with both fighters coming in strong. They touch gloves, and the Singapore crowd’s roaring for “The Korean Zombie.” Max Holloway is throwing punches, and Jung’s countering with leg kicks—it’s like a dance, but a seriously intense one.

In the second round, Max clocks Jung with a solid right, sending him to the mat. They grapple, but Max ain’t letting up. They’re back on their feet, trading blows like there’s no tomorrow.

Round 3 kicks off with Jung going all in, throwing punches left and right. But guess what? Max Holloway ain’t having it. He’s guarding himself, waiting for the perfect moment. Jung slips up, Max seizes the chance, and boom! A massive right hook, and Jung’s lights go out. Max wins, and he’s all about dedicating the win to his Hawaiian folks.

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During the post-fight chat, Max’s like, “Man, forget the fight, let’s talk about Maui!” He’s emotional, and you can feel it. Then he’s like, “Lucky, my right hand landed first, haha!” he says.

But wait, there’s more drama—Jung’s in the spotlight. He’s like, “Gloves off, I’m done!” He spills the beans through a translator: he always wanted to be a champion, but it didn’t work out. He’s out, but hey, he gave it his all.

Max’s epic win, Jung’s retirement bombshell, all in the name of MMA glory. Wild, right?

UFC Fight Night 225 Singapore Results

UFC Singapore Main Card Results

  • Featherweight: Max Holloway def. Jung Chan-sung via KO at 0:23, R3.
  • Light Heavyweight: Anthony Smith def. Ryan Spann via split decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Featherweight: Giga Chikadze def. Alex Caceres via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
  • Bantamweight: Rinya Nakamura def. Fernie Garcia via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27).
  • Women’s Flyweight: Erin Blanchfield vs. Taila Santos by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Heavyweight: Junior Tafa def. Parker Porter by KO (punch) at 1:24, R1.

UFC Singapore Preliminary Card Results

  • Heavyweight: Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Łukasz Brzeski via KO (punches) at 3:01, R!
  • Bantamweight: Garrett Armfield def. Toshiomi Kazama via TKO (punches) at 4:16; R1
  • Middleweight: Michał Oleksiejczuk def. Chidi Njokuani via TKO (punches) at 4:16; R1
  • Welterweight: Song Kenan def. Rolando Bedoya via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Welterweight: Billy Goff def. Yusaku Kinoshita via TKO (punches) at 3:49, R1
  • Women’s Flyweight:JJ Aldrich def. Liang Na via TKO (punches and elbows at 4:49, R2).
  • Featherweight: Choi Seung-woo def. Jarno Errens via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)

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