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Amir Khan to put fighting career on hold to enlist in national service: 'I feel ready to serve my country'

Chan Sung Jung was recently forced to put his MMA career on the backburner in order to enter national service and the "Korean Zombie" is not the only featherweight currently trying to juggle fighting commitments with an obligation to...Show More Summary

Chan Sung Jung Enters Mandatory Military Service, Will Not Return to Action for Two Years

(So this is what boot camp is like in South Korea, eh? immediately purchases plane ticket) It has been well over a year since the MMA world has laid an eye on Chan Sung Jung. If you recall, "The Korean Zombie" broke approximately half...Show More Summary

'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung to Take 2-Year Hiatus for Military Service

According to a report from MMA in Asia, beloved UFC featherweight "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung will be out of action until October of 2016 due to mandatory military service duties in his native South Korea. By law, South Korean men must serve in the military by the age of 30, and the 27-year-old fighter has yet to fulfill that requirement. Show More Summary

UFC featherweight Korean Zombie gone for two years after mandatory enlistment into South Korean army

Dulce et decorum est. Well... that was unexpected. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung (13-4) will say goodbye to mixed martial arts (MMA) for no less than two years, following mandatory enlistment into the South Korean Army, according to a Facebook bomb Chung dropped earlier today. He departs Oct. Show More Summary

Max Holloway vs. Akira Corassani booked for UFC Fight Night 53 with Korean Zombie hurt

"Blessed" looks to finish out the year 4-0. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) asked Max Holloway to step in and fight Akira Corassani following an injury to Chan Sung Jung, which booted "Korean Zombie" from the upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass on Oct. Show More Summary

Chan Sung Jung Re-Injures Shoulder, October Fight With Akira Corassani Scrapped

(Jung would later tell his wife that he "just landed on it funny." / Photo via mmashare) As first reported by MMA in Asia, UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung (aka The Korean Zombie) has suffered a strain to his right shoulder...Show More Summary

Korean Zombie Injured, out of UFC Fight Night 53 Bout with Akira Corassani

"The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung is injured again. The fan-favorite featherweight has not fought since an August 2013 bid at Jose Aldo's 145-pound strap, a fight in which he injured his shoulder and broke his orbital bone, kickingShow More Summary

Akira Corasani vs. Chan Sung Jung official for UFC Fight Night 53 on Oct. 4 in Sweden

Ask and you shall receive. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked a featherweight contest pitting Akira Corassani opposite Chan Sung Jung for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which takes place on Oct. Show More Summary

Chan Sung Jung vs. Akira Corassani Set to Co-Headline in Sweden

Not long after the Gunnar Nelson-Rick Story fight was announced as the headline bout of the UFC's return to Sweden, UFC Fight Night 53 picked up a co-main event between featherweights Chan Sung Jung and Akira Corassani. The event, which airs exclusively on Fight Pass, takes place in the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm on October 4. Show More Summary

Korean Zombie planning UFC return against Akira Corassani by end of 2014

Fight fans rejoice, as one of the most entertaining fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA) could be making his return to action later this year, as Chan Sung Jung eyes a late 2014 comeback against Akira Corassani. The Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

With orbital bone '90-percent' healed, Korean Zombie eyes August UFC return against Ricardo Lamas

But "The Bully," apparently, has other plans. Chan Sung Jung is itching to get back into the Octagon after sitting on the sidelines for nine months, following a separated shoulder and broken orbital bone in his loss to Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor will prove that Jose Aldo is a 'basic' fighter with 'limited' movements

Stop me if you've heard this one before... When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo disposed of Chan Sung Jung last August, there wasn't anything in that "basic" performance that impressed top 145-pound...Show More Summary

Korean Zombie calls out Ronda Rousey for 'Rising Sun' shirt sporting 'symbol of war crimes'

If you ever want to get under Chan Sung Jung's skin -- and lord knows why you would unless you have an uncontrollable urge to find out what it's like to spend a few months sipping your dinner through a straw -- one surefire way to do...Show More Summary

Korean Zombie to Dana White: 'Rising Sun' Gear Cannot Be Worn by UFC Fighters

Recent UFC featherweight title challenger Chan Sung Jung, better known by his nickname "The Korean Zombie," is arguably the best known Asian fighter in the world now. Therefore, he embraces the role of being an ambassador for his countrymen,...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo doesn't believe Chad Mendes has earned rematch, wants Ricardo Lamas

Jose Aldo defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight belt this summer when he finished Chan Sung Jung at UFC 163 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. It marked his fifth UFC title defense and cemented him as one of the top...Show More Summary

Korean Zombie Likely Out For A Year Following Surgeries

Chan Sung Jung, also known as the Korean Zombie, may be sidelined for up to a year following surgeries to repair a dislocated shoulder and broken orbital bone. His manager, Brian Rhee, said the timetable for his return depends on the rehab process. Show More Summary

Chan Sung Jung Undergoes Two Surgeries, Might Have Another Long Layoff Ahead of Him

(Photo via One of the disadvantages that Chan Sung Jung had to deal with in his recent featherweight title challenge against Jose Aldo was the fact that he was coming back from 15 months of inactivity due to shoulder surgery. Show More Summary

'Korean Zombie' likely out one year following surgeries for dislocated shoulder, broken orbital bone

Chan Sung Jung will have to wait a bit longer than expected to get back into the title hunt after his manager Brian Rhee informed that he could be out of action for a up to one full year because of surgery to repair a...Show More Summary

Four-Man Tournament Could Clear Up Foggy Featherweight Title Picture

It is an interesting time for the UFC featherweight division. Champion Jose Aldo is coming off a successful title defense over Chan Sung Jung at UFC 163 on Aug. 3, but a broken foot suffered by the Brazilian phenom in the opening round...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo coach will apologize to Anthony Pettis if he defeats Ben Henderson at UFC 164 then fights 'Junior'

Shortly after Jose Aldo defeated (and broke) Chan Sung Jung at UFC 163 this past weekend (Aug. 3, 2013) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, his head coach, Andre Pederneiras, went on a Brazilian radio show to accuse Anthony Pettis of faking an...Show More Summary

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