Jeong Keun-woo is a second baseman and shortstop who plays for the Hanwha Eagles in the Korea Baseball Organization. He throws right-handed. Jeong attended Busan High School in South Korea. In 1999, he was selected for the South Korea national junior team and participated in the 1999 World Junior Baseball Championship held in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. In 2000, he was selected again for the South Korea national junior team that won the 2000 World Junior Baseball Championship in Edmonton, Canada, he led the attack alongside future pro baseball stars Choo Shin-soo, Kim Tae-kyun and Lee Dae-ho, batting.333 with 3 RBIs as a starting second baseman. Upon leaving high school, Jeong was considered the top infielder prospect for the 2001 KBO Draft, but went undrafted. Instead, he played college baseball at Korea University. In his sophomore year at Korea University, he made his first appearance for the South Korea national baseball team at the 2002 Intercontinental Cup, where they claimed the silver medal.
In November 2003, Jeong competed for the South Korean national team as an amateur player again in the 2003 Baseball World Cup. In the tournament, he batted.308 with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs, leading the team in RBI. In Team Korea's second game against Russia, he went 5-for-6 with a home run and 5 RBIs to lead his team to a 26-3 victory. In 2004, as a senior he participated in the 2nd World University Baseball Championship and led his team to the bronze medal, winning the RBI title. Drafted by the SK Wyverns in the second round of the 2005 KBO Draft, Jeong made his pro league debut on April 2, 2005, he had a disappointing rookie season. However, the next season he batted.284 with 45 stolen bases and 122 hits, won the Golden Glove award at second base. After the 2006 KBO season, Jeong was selected for the South Korea national team, won a bronze medal at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. Jeong had a.323 batting average in the 2007 KBO season, the first season of a.300-plus batting average, leading his team to the Korean Series Championship.
As a member of the South Korea national team, he competed in the 2007 Asian Baseball Championship and 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament. In the 2008 KBO season, Jeong hit.300-plus once again, ranked 2nd in hits and 3rd in stolen bases. On July 16, 2008, Jeong was selected for South Korea national team in the 2008 Olympics. In Beijing, he batted 9-for-29 with a RBI, playing as a utility infielder. In the team's third game of round-robin play against Canada, he smacked a solo home run off Mike Johnson in the third inning that held up for a 1-0 win for South Korea. On December 11, 2009, he obtained his first Golden Glove Award in the second baseman nomination. 2006 Golden Glove Award 2009 Golden Glove Award 2013 KBO Golden Glove 2nd prize 2016 1st place in KBO regular league Bold = led KBO Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference Jeong Keun-woo at Hanwha Eagles Baseball Club Jeong Keun-woo at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com Jeong Keun-woo on Cyworld Jeong Keun-woo Fancafe at Naver
UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship held on February 11, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event was scheduled to take place on January 21 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. However, due to a lack of suitable headliners for the date, the event in Anaheim was postponed to August 5 and an scheduled UFC 209 to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on February 11 was renamed as UFC 208; this was the first UFC event held in Brooklyn and the fourth overall hosted in the state of New York. The event was headlined by the inaugural UFC Women's Featherweight Championship bout between former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, it was the first women's featherweight bout in the promotion's history. A UFC Featherweight Championship unification bout between two-time champion José Aldo and interim champion Max Holloway was in the works for this card; the bout did not materialize as Holloway had some consideration about fighting only two months after UFC 206.
The original Anaheim event had two announced bouts, including flyweights Wilson Reis and Ulka Sasaki, as well as a light heavyweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Championship challenger Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa. Teixeira faced Jared Cannonier at the event, while Manuwa faced Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night 107. A flyweight bout between Ian McCall and Neil Seery was scheduled for UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2. However, the pairing was cancelled on the day of the weigh-ins, as McCall had to pull out of the fight after becoming ill due the effects of his weight cut; the fight was rescheduled for this event. In turn, Seery pulled out on January 29 due to the passing of his mother-in-law, he was replaced by promotional newcomer Jarred Brooks. On the day of the event, McCall was hospitalized with gastrointestinal issues and the bout was cancelled. Gilbert Burns was expected to face Paul Felder at the event. However, Burns pulled out of the fight in mid-January citing injury.
In turn, Felder was removed from the card and rescheduled against a new opponent at a separate event a week later. A heavyweight contest between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne was scheduled to take place at this event, but was moved a week to headline an scheduled Fight Night event. George Sullivan was scheduled to face Randy Brown at the event. However, on January 26, Sullivan was pulled from the card after being notified by USADA of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected earlier this year. Belal Muhammad was chosen as his replacement. Luis Henrique was expected to face Marcin Tybura, but was pulled from the bout on February 1 due to NYSAC concerns related to a corrective eye surgery he underwent a year before, he was replaced by promotional newcomer Justin Willis. In turn, the bout was cancelled as Willis was deemed "medically unfit" to compete; the following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses: Fight of the Night: Dustin Poirier vs. Jim Miller Performance of the Night: Ronaldo Souza On February 15, it was announced that Holm filed a complaint against referee Todd Anderson and an appeal of the result, asking the NYSAC to review Anderson's "failure to deduct one or more points from Germaine de Randamie following her repeated strikes thrown after the horn sounded to end rounds 2 and 3."
Thirteen days the NYSAC denied Holm's appeal. On June 20, Sullivan was suspended for his second anti-doping offense by USADA, receiving a one-year term for his failed test, he had disclosed he was taking prescription fertility medication and provided medical records to document his treatment, which wound up helping him when punishment was considered. His positive test was caused by clomiphene citrate, which "he was using in a therapeutic dose under the care of a physician to treat a medical condition," USADA said in a statement, they determined that Sullivan's degree of fault was reduced because "his use of clomiphene citrate was under the care of his physician for a documented medical condition. Accordingly, Sullivan received a reduction to one year from the standard two-year period of ineligibility that could have been imposed for a second offense involving a specified substance." His period of ineligibility began January 14, the date of his positive test. 2017 in UFC List of UFC events Mixed martial arts in New York