Kim So-yul Fourth Korean Woman to Enter the UFC
became the fourth Korean woman to enter UFC, the world’s best mixed martial arts (MMA) organization.
Soyul Kim will compete in her UFC women’s strawweight division against ‘Ronda’ Edouard Damora (29, Brazil) at ‘UFC Fight Night:
Blaydes vs Almeida’ to be held at the Virapuera Arena in Sao Paulo
Brazil on November 5 (hereinafter Korean time). 52.2kg) will be making his debut.
She is the 21st Korean UFC fighter and the 4th female fighter. Kim So-yul became the fourth person to work in the UFC women’s division
following Ham Seo-hee (36), Kim Ji-yeon (33), and Jeon Chan-mi (26).
She is currently the only Korean female UFC fighter. He said, “I still can’t believe it. “I think it won’t be until the day of the fight that she’ll realize that she’s really in the UFC,” she said, thrilled.
His recent good performance served as a stepping stone to his advancement to the UFC.
Kim So-yul has garnered a lot of attention with a 7-game winning streak since October 2018.
In 2021, she won the Double G FC Women’s Strawweight Championship, and she has five wins under the ONE Championship (ONE) umbrella. Her career record is 8 wins and 1 loss.
She is a tough kick boxer who was nicknamed ‘Bulldozer’, but recently she has taken up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). All of her last four fights have been submission wins.
He said, “Because I fight with striking, I think I have more opportunities for submissions than professional grappling players.
If I had only fought with jiu-jitsu or kickboxing, I would not have had such an opportunity,” emphasizing a well-rounded performance. . 고스톱사이트
Her opponent, Mora, is an aggressive grappler reminiscent of former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (36, USA).
Last August, she won by submission in the first round over Zanaia Silva (31, Brazil) at Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS) and signed with UFC. She boasts a perfect record of 9 wins and undefeated.
Kim So-yul commented on her opponent Mora, saying, “He has a Muay Thai style in striking, and he fights hotly without even using jiu-jitsu or wrestling,” and predicted that she “might come in aggressively.”
She then said, “I plan to fight without backing down from any part, paying attention to both striking and grappling.”
Lastly, Kim So-yul said, “I’m still in a daze,” and added, “I’m a player who makes people look forward to the next game.
As I have enough preparation time, I will definitely give a match that will make people look forward to it,” he said of his UFC bid.