UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea is going down today, November 28th, 2015, at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena to a sold out crowd of 15,000. This event is headlined by a welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal and includes other notable fighters such as “Stun Gun” Kim Dong-Hyun and “Sexyama” Choo Sung-Hoon competing on this historic night.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is entering the Korean market for the first time and bringing a four fight main card alongside seven preliminary matches which comprises fighters from China, Mexico, Columbia, USA, Brazil and South Korea.
UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs Masvidal
November 28th, 2015
Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Seoul, South Korea
Women’s Strawweight Match (-52.2kg,-115lb)
Ham Seo-Hee (South Korea) vs Cortney Casey (USA)
Round 1 – Casey starts with working the leg. She is landing the right hand and Ham is connecting with the left counter. Casey hits a nice headkick and combo. They butt heads and the ref stops the action. The round ends with a wild flurry with both fighters landing punches.
Round 2 – Casey and Ham start off circling. Casey lands a solid right. They exchange and Ham falls but Casey can’t take advantage. Ham pokes Casey in the eye and then kicks her in between the legs. Both times the clock was stopped. When time restarted Ham seemed to be throwing more but Casey was landing the harder shots.
Round 3 – Ham comes out full throttle pushing forward and throwing hard and landing. Seems like Casey is hurt but she keeps fighting back. They clinch on the fence and hug for a while. Casey looks tired. Ham keep connecting with the left hand. Ham has Casey pressed on the fence and Casey breaks off and lands shots. The round is over.
Result: Ham Seo-Hee wins via Unanimous Decision (29-28,29-28,29-28)