Kyung Ho Kang wants on UFC on ESPN+ 23 in his South Korea hometown after UFC 241 win
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Kyung Ho Kang beat Brandon Davis with a split decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.
Take a look inside the fight with Kang, who won for the fifth time in six fights.
Result: Kyung Ho Kang def. Brandon Davis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Updated records: Kang (16-8 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Davis (10-7 MMA, 2-4 UFC)
Key stat: The standup stats were close, but Kang landed three takedowns to Davis’ one.
Kang on the fight’s key moment
“His calf kicks were very good. I was a little surprised how good they were. I had to change things up to deal with them.”
Kang on the split decision
“I was a little worried with the scorecards when they said split decision just because of the calf kicks and how I had to change my game plan. Now I feel much more comfortable being in the octagon and fighting here. I’m enjoying it, even if it hurts sometimes.”
Kang on what he wants next
“I definitely, 100 percent, want to be on the (UFC on ESPN+ 23) South Korea card at the end of the year. I want a ranked bantamweight on that card. It’s in my hometown, so it would be amazing.”
To hear more from Kang, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.
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