Denis Kang Talks Korea FC Deal, Bout with Jesse Taylor

By Kelsey Mowatt

South Korean MMA fans will soon get their first opportunity since 2008 to watch Denis Kang fight live and in person, as the veteran middleweight recently confirmed that he has signed a multi-fight agreement with Korea Fighting Championship. On account of Kang’s Korean ancestry and enormous popularity in the Asian nation, the news that the veteran fighter has been signed by the upstart Korean promotion, is far from surprising.

“It didn’t really come out of nowhere,” Kang told FCF recently while discussing the signing. “I’ve heard of them before and we’ve been contacting each other emails and stuff like that; one thing led to another and it seemed like a good company to work with.”

Although Korea FC has not held an event since May, 2008, it sounds like the UFC and Pride veteran Kang is set to be one of the promotion’s key players in 2011.

“It should be a main event and my first fight is going to be in April or May they said,” Kang said when asked about what plans Korea FC has for him. “There also planning on doing a reality show, which I guess will be similar to the Ultimate Fighter, and I’ll probably be part of that as well.”


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