If you thought "The Korean Zombie" was bummed before, wait until he hears this.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making its long-awaited debut in Seoul, South Korea, when the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion stages a "Fight Night" event on Nov. 28, 2015, inside Olympic Gymnastics Arena, perhaps best known for its inclusion in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
The event is likely to air on UFC Fight Pass.
Executive Vice President and General Manager of UFC Asia, Kenneth Berger, says a bunch of press release-y type things in Saturday's announcement:
"The UFC in Asia is growing at an impressive pace and this event in Seoul will mark our second new market this year. South Korea has some of Asia's best MMA athletes and this event is fully expected to illustrate just how powerful and technical these fighters have become. As usual we will bring a truly international fight card to the region, giving our loyal fans and those new to the sport a thrilling night to remember."
No official match ups have been announced at this time; however, you can expect homegrown talent like Dong Hyun Kim, Doo Ho Choi, Hyun Gyu Lim, and Yui Chul Nam, among others, to participate when Dana White and Co. head overseas for Thanksgiving weekend.
Today South Korea ... tomorrow Russia?