Seoul, South Korea: Dominique Steele performed brilliantly at UFC Fight Night 79, knocking out his opponent Dong Hyun Kim with a rare power slam.
UFC Fight Night 79 was held on November 28, 2015 at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea. The event will be the first that the organization will have hosted in South Korea. Dominique Steele vs. Dong Hyun Kim Took place on the preliminary portion of the card that aired on UFC Fight Pass.
Steele opened up the fight with a strong left hook, dropping his opponent briefly. The majority of the first half took place against the cage, with both men battling for position in the clinch. At the 2 minute mark, both Kim and Steele began to trade vicious combinations before Steele landed a power double-leg. With a brief timeout to cut some loose tape from the glove of Steele, the first round wound down with some big body shots by Kim.
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As the second frame began, Steele landed a few strikes in order to set up a takedown, securing top position against the cage. Kim gets back to his feet, but Steele is pressuring and smothering; the story of the match at this point. A very strong round for the Ohio native. Round three was quite short in duration; with Steele landing a power takedown, knocking out his opponent Dong Hyun Kim in an impressive fashion.
Taking the victory, Dominique Steele moves to 14-6 as Dong Hyun Kim drops to 13-7-3.