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Frankie Edgar Steps Up to Face Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 23

December 6, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Frankie Edgar is stepping in to take Brian Ortega’s place against Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 23. MMA Weekly reports that Edgar will battle the Korean Zombie in the main event of the December 21st show, replacing Ortega who was forced out due to an undisclosed injury.

Edgar was originally set to face Cory Sandhagen at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on January 25th, but the UFC needed a last-minute replacement for Ortega. and Edgar stepped in.

The show will take place in Busan, South Korea.