CagePotato.com has learned that new UFC signee Dong Yi Yang, a.k.a. “The Ox”, will face Chris Camozzi at UFC 121 on October 23rd in Anaheim, CA.
Thus far, Yang has been a complete wrecking machine overseas, with an aggressive style eerily reminiscent of his Korean Top Team training partner Chan Sung Jung. He’s finished all nine of the fights on his flawless record by way of the crushing power in his heavy hands save for one submission (a triangle choke in his pro debut against Hyung Kyo Lee) and one TKO-via-exhaustion over former PRIDE fighter and standout judoka Pawel Nastula.
A former heavyweight, the Ox will make both his Octagon and middleweight debut at UFC 121 against Camozzi, who was forced off the latest edition of The Ultimate Fighter for a broken jaw sustained during his qualifier fight, a decision win over Victor O'Donnell. Camozzi returned at the TUF 11 Finale, where he beat James Hammortree by commanding decision.
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