Da Un Jung

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Da Un Jung
Born (1993-12-07) 7 December 1993 (age 28)
Asan, South Korea
Other namesSseda
NationalitySouth Korean
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
DivisionLight heavyweight
Reach78.5 in (199 cm) [1]
Fighting out ofSeoul, South Korea
TeamKorean Top Team [2][3]
Years active2015–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout10
By submission2
By decision1
By submission1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

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Da Un Jung (born 7 December 1993) is a South Korean mixed martial artist who competes in the Light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2015, he has also formerly competed for TKO where he was the Light heavyweight Champion.

Mixed martial Career[edit]

Early Career[edit]


Da Un Jong made his UFC debut against fellow newcomer Khadis Ibragimov on August 31, 2019. He won the fight via standing guillotine in the third round. [4]

Da Un Jung faced Mike Rodríguez on December 21, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 23.[5] He won the fight via knockout in the first round.[6]

Da Un Jung was scheduled to face Ed Herman on May 2,2020 at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Weidman.[7] However, on April 9, Dana White, the president of UFC announced that the event was postponed to a future date.[8] The bout with Herman is now expected to take place on August 1, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 175.[9] However, Jun was removed from the bout on July 23 due to alleged travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.[10][11]

Jung is expected to face Sam Alvey on October 24, 2020 at UFC 254.[12]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win Sam Alvey UFC 254 October 24, 2020 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win 13–2 Mike Rodríguez KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Korean Zombie December 21, 2019 1 1:04 Busan, South Korea
Win 12–2 Khadis Ibragimov Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang August 31, 2019 3 2:00 Shenzhen, China Return to Light Heavyweight.
Win 11–2 Sasa Milinkovic TKO (elbows) HEAT 44 March 2, 2019 3 0:58 Nagoya, Japan Return to Heavyweight.
Win 10–2 Abutalib Halilov TKO (elbows) Way of The Dragon Championships 3 January 12, 2019 2 3:10 Taipei City, Taiwan
Win 9–2 Yuto Nakajima TKO (punches) HEAT 43 September 17, 2018 2 1:33 Kariya, Japan Won the HEAT Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 8–2 Peterson Almeida TKO (punches and elbows) HEAT 42 May 27, 2018 2 3:55 Kariya, Japan Return to Light Heavyweight.
Win 7–2 Hulk KO (punches) HEAT 41 December 23, 2017 1 2:20 Nagoya, Japan Return to Heavyweight.
Win 6–2 Ryo Sakai Decision (unanimous) TFC 15 July 22, 2017 3 5:00 Seoul, South Korea Return to Light Heavyweight.
Win 5–2 Hyun Soo Lee TKO (punches) TFC Dream 2 January 21, 2017 1 1:54 Gyeongsan, South Korea Catchweight (220lbs) bout.
Win 4–2 Shunsuke Inoue TKO (punches) HEAT 38 September 25, 2016 2 3:26 Nagoya, Japan
Win 3–2 Handong Kong Submission (arm triangle choke) Art of War 18 July 30, 2016 1 7:30 Beijing, China Light Heavyweight debut.
Win 2–2 Lucas Tani TKO (punches) HEAT 37 March 6, 2016 3 2:24 Nagoya, Japan Openweight bout.
Loss 1–2 Roque Martinez Submission (kimura) TFC 9 October 24, 2015 1 4:30 Incheon, South Korea
Loss 1–1 Jun Soo Lim Decision (majority) TFC 8 August 15, 2015 3 5:00 Seoul, South Korea
Win 1–0 Hyung Chul Lee TKO (punches) TFC 7 May 29, 2015 1 1:45 Changwon, South Korea Heavyweight debut.


See also[edit]

  • List of current UFC fighters
  • List of male mixed martial artists


  1. "Stats | UFC". ufcstats.com. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
  2. "UFC Signs South Korean fighters Jung Da-Un and Park Jun-Yong". Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  3. "Korean Top Team Introduction". Sports. 18 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  4. Hogerty, Dan. "UFC Shenzhen Results: Da Un Jung Submits Khadis Ibragimov After Taking Early Punishment". Retrieved 2020-07-14.
  5. "Da Un Jung vs. Mike Rodriguez slated for UFC on ESPN+ 23 in South Korea". MMA Junkie. 2019-09-26. Retrieved 2019-12-22.
  6. Anderson, Jay (2019-12-21). "UFC Busan Results: Da Un Jung Finishes Mike Rodriguez Early". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-12-22.
  7. Anderson, Jay (2020-02-20). "Ed Herman vs. Da Un Jung, Andrei Arlovski vs. Philipe Lins Added to UFC Oklahoma City". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  8. Brett Okamoto (2020-04-09). "Dana White says UFC 249 will not happen April 18". espn.com. Retrieved 2020-04-09.
  9. Redactie (2020-06-16). "Da Un Jung vs. Ed Herman opnieuw ingepland, ditmaal voor UFC evenement op 1 augustus". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2020-06-16.
  10. Nolan King (2020-07-23). "Kevin Holland replaces Jun Yong Park, meets Trevin Giles at UFC event on Aug. 1". mmajunkie.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  11. Jay Pettry (2020-07-23). "UFC releases 'Brunson vs. Shahbazyan' bout lineup for Aug. 1 Fight Night". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  12. DNA, MMA (2020-08-24). "Zuid-Koreaanse teamgenoten krijgen nieuwe partijen toegewezen in oktober". MMA DNA. Retrieved 2020-08-24.

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