|Born||27 February 1991|
Seoul, South Korea
|Other names||The Iron Turtle|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Reach||73 in (185 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Seoul, South Korea|
|Team||Korean Top Team |
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Starting his career in 2013, Park compiled a 10-3 record, fighting mainly for a various regional Asian promotions, with his most memorable win being against future Professional Fighters League Welterweight champ, Ray Cooper III.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Park was expected to face Trevin Giles on August 1, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 173. However, Park was removed from the bout on July 23 due to alleged travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Park faced John Phillips on October 17, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie. He won the fight via unanimous decision. Park landed 258 ground strikes during the fight, breaking the previous record of 251 ground strikes landed in a three-round fight set by Matt Riddle 11 years prior.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|19 matches||14 wins||5 losses|
|Win||14–5||Eryk Anders||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira||May 21, 2022||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||13–5||Gregory Rodrigues||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori||October 23, 2021||2||3:13||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||13–4||Tafon Nchukwi||Decision (majority)||UFC on ESPN: Rodriguez vs. Waterson||May 8, 2021||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Nchukwi was deducted one point in round 2 due to repeated groin strikes.|
|Win||12–4||John Phillips||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie||October 17, 2020||3||5:00||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Win||11–4||Marc-André Barriault||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie||December 21, 2019||3||5:00||Busan, South Korea|
|Loss||10–4||Anthony Hernandez||Submission (anaconda choke)||UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang||31 August 2019||2||4:39||Shenzhen, China|
|Win||10–3||Matvey Ivanenko||TKO (punches)||Real Fight: Double Impact||December 8, 2018||3||0:58||Khabarovsk, Russia||Won the Yawara FC Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||9–3||Glenn Sparv||Decision (unanimous)||RFC Way of the Dragon 2: Taiwan Pro Combat Championship||July 7, 2018||3||5:00||Taipei City, Taiwan||Return to Middleweight.|
|Win||8–3||John Vake||TKO (punches)||Hex Fight Series 13||March 23, 2018||2||1:33||Melbourne, Australia|
|Win||7–3||Koji Shikuwa||TKO (punches)||HEAT 41||December 23, 2017||3||1:57||Nagoya, Japan||Middleweight bout.|
|Win||6–3||Se Yoon Jung||Submission (rear-naked choke)||TFC 15||July 22, 2017||1||2:25||Seoul, South Korea|
|Win||5–3||Ray Cooper III||Submission (anaconda choke)||Pacific Xtreme Combat 56||March 25, 2017||1||N/A||Hagåtña, Guam|
|Win||4–3||Grigoriy Sirenko||Submission (rear-naked choke)||MFP 204: Cup Of Vladivostok 2016||November 5, 2016||1||2:23||Vladivostok, Russia||Catchweight (176 lb) bout.|
|Loss||3–3||Shavkat Rakhmonov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||KZMMAF: Battle of Nomads 9||August 7, 2016||2||1:51||Hwasun, South Korea||Catchweight (176 lb) bout.|
|Win||3–2||Oleg Olenichev||TKO (retirement)||Art of War 16: Return of the King||January 16, 2016||1||10:00||Beijing, China|
|Loss||2–2||Sung Won Son||Decision (split)||Top FC 9: Battle of Incheon||October 24, 2015||3||5:00||Incheon, South Korea|
|Win||2–1||Jae Woong Kim||KO (knee)||Top FC 6: Unbreakable Dream||April 5, 2015||2||0:00||Seoul, South Korea||Middleweight bout.|
|Win||1–1||Yul Kim||Decision (unanimous)||Top FC 5: Busan||February 7, 2015||3||5:00||Busan, South Korea||Welterweight debut.|
|Loss||0–1||Jae Young Kim||Decision (unanimous)||Top FC: National League 1||December 8, 2013||2||5:00||Seoul, South Korea||Middleweight debut.|
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