Chan Sung Jung made his long-awaited return to the Octagon Saturday night, knocking out Dennis Bermudez at UFC Fight Night 104.
The event took place inside the Toyota Center in Houston.
After spending a year on the sidelines due to injuries sustained in a title fight with featherweight champion Jose Aldo, “The Korean Zombie” served two years in the Korean military. He showed little signs of rust, finishing Bermudez in the first round.
Felice Herrig earned a key win in the strawweight division, scoring a decision over Alexa Grasso in the co-main event.
James Vick submitted Abel Trujillo in the third round, while Marcel Fortuna knocked out Anthony Hamilton.
Volkan Oezdemir earned a decision win over Ovince Saint Preux in his UFC debut and Jessica Andrade spoiled the return of Angela Hill by picking up a decision.
Curtis Blaydes, Chas Skelly, Ricardo Ramos, Tecia Torres, Niko Price and Khalil Rountree all had wins on the prelims.
Jung and Fortuna were awarded “Performance of the Night” bonuses, with Andrade and Hill earning “Fight of the Night.” The attendance was announced at 8,119 for a live gate of $611,133.
Chan Sung Jung def. Dennis Bermudez via KO (strike) at 2:29 of Round 1
Felice Herrig def. Alexa Grasso via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
James Vick def. Abel Trujillo via submission (D’arce choke) at :49 of Round 3
Volkan Oezdemir def. Ovince Saint Preux via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Marcel Fortuna def. Anthony Hamilton via KO (strike) at 3:10 of Round 1
Jessica Andrade def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Curtis Blaydes def. Adam Milstead via TKO (knee injury) at :59 of Round 2
Chas Skelly def. Chris Gruetzemacher via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:01 of Round 2
Ricardo Ramos def. Michinori Tanaka via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Tecia Torres def. Bec Rawlings via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Niko Price def. Alex Morono via KO (strike) at 5:00 of Round 2
Khalil Rountree def. Daniel Jolly via KO (knee) at :52 of Round 1