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ET) News Features Rankings Fight Finder All Access Pictures Forum Shop Dong Hyun Kim: Newfound Aggression Designed to Gain Attention, UFC Title Shot Tweet54 4 Share59 By Mike Whitman Mar 1, 2014 Dong Hyun Kim has his eyes set on a UFC title. | James Goyder/ There is a plan behind the new, aggressive style of Dong Hyun Kim. The welterweight Stun Gun admitted shortly after his violent knockout of John Hath away at UFC Fight Night 37 that his new approach in the cage came about after so me self-reflection. I ve continued to stack up the wins, but I wasn t given the title shot, said Kim at Sa turday s post-fight press conference at Cotai Arena in Macau. In order to get the t itle shot, I knew I would have to change the way that I fight. I got much more a ggressive, and hopefully I ll [now] get noticed and will get a shot at the title. Kim s sublime finish of Hathaway marks the second consecutive knockout win for the South Korean, who won his first six Octagon outings via decision. The 32-year-o ld also starched Brazilian prospect Erick Silva last October, turning out the Br azilian s lights with a wicked right hand at UFC Fight Night 29. On Saturday night, Kim used a much less conventional weapon to take out Hathaway , relieving the Brit of his consciousness with a gorgeous, spinning elbow strike 62 seconds the third round of their competitive welterweight duel. I really thought I had him finished early, but he stood tough. He kind of surpris ed me with his wrestling skill, said Kim. I think he is a good opponent, but he s ha d a lot of time off. That might have been the reason why he wasn t as sharp. Going in, I had a game plan that I was going to concentrate more on striking. With four straight wins now under his belt, Kim has his sights squarely set on a title opportunity in 2014. It doesn t matter who my opponent is going to be. There is no changing now. I m going to continue to press on no matter what, and I m not going to be afraid of losses, said Kim. I don t care who the opponent is. When it comes to grappling, I think I m o ne of the best. I have no problem going up against Johny Hendricks. I don t think anyone will be able to take me down. If it s striking, then whoever gets knocked o ut will get knocked out, but I will make sure that when I hit somebody, I will k nock [him] out. Tweet54 4 Share59 Related Articles Pictures: UFC Fight Night 37 Post-Fight Press Conference UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Kim vs. Hathaway Play-by-Play & Updates UFC Announces Return to Macau on Aug. 23, Japan on Sept. 20 Matches to Make After UFC Fight Night 37 By the Numbers: UFC Fight Night 37

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