JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Alexander Volkanovski's latest featherweight title defense is official.
Volkanovski and Chan Sung Jung, better known as "The Korean Zombie," both weighed in Friday at 144.5 pounds. Volkanovski will defend his UFC featherweight belt against Jung in the main event of UFC 273 on Saturday here at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.
ESPN has Volkanovski ranked No. 4 in the world pound-for-pound. At featherweight, Volkanovski is ranked No. 1 and Jung is No. 9.
Volkanovski (23-1) has won 20 straight fights, including his first 10 in the UFC. The Australia native is coming off a unanimous decision win over Brian Ortega at UFC 266 last September.