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UFC 140 Results: 'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung Ties Record For Fastest KO

Chan Sung Jung, "the Korean Zombie", defied the odds, tied the record and took home a $75,000 KO of the Night bonus by stopping Mark Hominick at UFC 140.

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Chan Sung Jung aka "The Korean Zombie" came into his UFC 140 bout with Mark Hominick a -400 underdog. That means each dollar bet would recoup 4 dollars. The bookmakers figured that the smooth striking Hominick, fresh off a five round war with champ Jose Aldo at UFC 129 would paste the wild swinging Zombie.

Their one common opponent George Roop -- who shellacked Jung at WEC 51 in 2010 -- lost to Hominick by first round TKO at UFC Fight for the Troops 2. But there's a reason hard-core MMA fans call analysis like that MMAth (MMA math).Fighter A beat Fighter B who beat Fighter C, therefore Fighter A will beat Fighter C sounds reasonable, but it turns out it has virtually no predictive value.


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Hominick might have even been a victim of it as he showed zero respect for Jung's striking and paid the price. Hominick lunged in behind a wild left hook, whiffed and left his chin wide open for a straight right hand counter from Jung. 

That was all Jung needed to take home the $75,000 UFC 140 Knockout of the Night bonus. 

He also tied the all-time record for fastest UFC KO with the seven second KO. Todd Duffee has held that record since UFC 102. Unofficially Duane Ludwig has the record with a four second KO of Jonathan Goulet in 2006 but there was a time-keeping error in that fight that was never made right.

Jung improves to 2-0 in the UFC, after going 0-2 in the WEC (including a very questionable decision loss to Leonard Garcia in the brawl-of-the-century) before the UFC absorbed that organization. His overall record is 12-3. 

Hominick drops to 20-10. Coming on the heels of the tragic heart attack death of his coach Sean Tompkins, this loss is a capstone on a difficult year for Hominick.