Seungwoo Choi

South Korea

Shows poor fight IQ in loss
July 27, 2019
Choi lost to Gavin Tucker via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:17 of Round 3 at UFC 240 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Saturday.
Choi was winning the range striking battle handily but for some reason never chose to disengage with Tucker when he had the chance. This led to him spending even more time on his back, and eventually, the submission loss. Choi clearly knows how to use his height and reach, but can be taken down at an alarming rate and doesn't show a sense of urgency when on the ground with better grapplers. While he may be raw, Choi's physical tools and cardio could make him someone to watch if he can figure some things out. He falls to 7-3 in professional MMA as a result of the loss.
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Slated to fight in Edmonton
June 1, 2019
Choi (nose) will fight Gavin Tucker at UFC Edmonton on July 27th, Aaron Bronsteter of reports.
Choi appears to have cleared the protocol stemming from a broken nose he suffered in his UFC debut in April and is slated to face Tucker in July. In his last appearance, Choi lost to Movsar Evloev via unanimous decision. Although he hasn't yet won a UFC contest, Choi boasts a 7-2-1 overall record. Tucker, who hasn't fought since UFC Edmonton in 2017, has a 10-1 overall record, although he's just 1-1 in UFC competition.
Breaks nose in UFC debut
April 24, 2019
Choi (7-2-1) was handed a six-month medical suspension after sustaining a potential broken nose in his loss to Movsar Evloev (11-0-0) last weekend at UFC Saint Petersburg, John Morgan and Steven Marrocco of report.
Choi will be barred from fighting until late December, unless a nasal X-rays detects clears him of any structural issues before that time. The South Korea native is still seeking his first UFC win after the loss to Evloev marked his promotional debut.
Struggles to escape on the ground
April 20, 2019
Choi lost to Movsar Evloev via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-26) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Saint Petersburg.
Choi was able to get loose with his striking in this fight. However, those moments turned out to be few and far between. Evolev was able to control this fight with his wrestling. Choi did not stop on the ground and continually try to get free. However, he continually was forced to escape and deal with the wrestling of Evolev. He continued to strike in the close in positions, but it was not enough to overcome the wrestling attach. With the loss in his UFC debut, he falls to 7-2 as a professional.