LAS VEGAS – It has been a very long time since Dooho Choi stepped into the UFC’s octagon, however he’s excited to get again to motion.
The always-exciting Choi (14-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) returns to competitors after a three-year layoff to face Kyle Nelson on the primary card of UFC Battle Night time 218 on the UFC Apex.
Throughout his time away, Choi says he has been specializing in getting higher as a fighter. After a collection of powerful outcomes, “The Korean Superboy” is raring to show he belongs with the very best within the division by getting previous Nelson (13-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) of their featherweight bout.
“I’m excited to compete,” Choi informed reporters at Wednesday’s media day. “I obtained actually robust over the three years, and I’ve been enhancing my abilities. So, I’m excited to show myself on Saturday.”
In his final three outings, Choi walked away with a Battle of the Night time bonus in his powerful battles with Charles Jourdain, Jeremy Stephens, and a UFC Corridor of Fame bout in opposition to Cub Swanson.
Regardless of the additional cash and prestigious HOF honor, Choi got here away from every bout with three losses on his file. He goals to right course and get again to his successful methods by stopping Nelson.
“I’m not taking him flippantly,” Choi stated. He’s a veteran, however I’m going to go in there and end him. … I’m not going to chase for the end, but when I perform my gameplan, the end goes to be there.”
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