Chan Sung Jung ‘The Korean Zombie’ News

Sep 19, 2017 4:14 pm

Jeremy Stephens Calls Out Korean Zombie and Gets Trolled by the Man Himself

Jeremy Stephens is fresh off of beating Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215 thinks to an absolute leg destruction, but he’s not slowing down yet. He almost immediately called out Jose Aldo for a potential scrap at the end of this year or early 2018, unfortunately it turns out that fight isn’t happening for some reason...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

Jun 28, 2017 1:54 pm

PHOTO | The Korean Zombie undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news surfaced recently that fan favorite fighter Chan Sung Jung, also known as The Korean Zombie, had been forced out of his scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas due to an injury sustained in training. The Korean Zombie posted a message on Instagram when it happened: 나는 언제든지 이렇게 다칠수 있는 일을 하는 사람입니다. 나도...

Jun 3, 2017 10:05 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung’s injury & timetable for return

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that top ranked UFC featherweight The Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, had been forced out of his upcoming scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214 due to an undisclosed injury. While details regarding the injury sustained by Jung weren’t immediately made available, Chris Taylor has now...

Jun 2, 2017 10:31 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ out of fight with Ricardo Lamas due to injury

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday morning that UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as The Korean Zombie, was forced to pull out of his upcoming fight with Ricardo Lamas due to an undisclosed injury. Robin Black broke the news on social media: BREAKING NEWS: @KoreanZombieMMA is injured and out of his fight w @RicardoLamasMMA at...

May 12, 2017 12:31 pm

Korean Zombie down for a fight against Korean Superboy

How does a battle between two of the best Korean featherweights in the world sound to you? Although the matchup between Chan Sung Jung and Ricardo Lamas was confirmed today by BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, “The Korean Zombie” also posted a photo to social media of Doo Ho Choi and himself with an interesting caption. “The...

May 12, 2017 9:50 am

BREAKING! Korean Zombie vs. Ricardo Lamas official for July 29

Korean Zombie vs. Ricardo Lamas official for July 29 A key featherweight bout between former title challengers Chan Sung Jung and Ricardo Lamas will take place at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. BJPENN.com’s own Chris Taylor was first to report the Lamas vs. Zombie fight. I have confirmed that a key featherweight...

Mar 20, 2017 10:03 am

Korean Zombie doubles down on Ricardo Lamas callout, suggests month for potential fight

Earlier this month, BJPENN.COM’s own Chris Taylor reported that Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” had his crosshairs set on fellow featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Just spoke with Korean Zombie's manager who revealed to me that KZ is targeting former title challenger Ricardo Lamas for his next fight — Chris...

Mar 14, 2017 7:54 am

The Korean Zombie wants to take out “The Bully” next

In early February, South Korean featherweight Chan Sung Jung – more widely known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – made a successful return to action after more than three years on the shelf, delivering a thudding, first-round knockout of the game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the undead star burst back into the UFC...

Feb 18, 2017 1:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | The Korean Zombie explains why he called out BJ Penn

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung made a successful return to the octagon earlier this month in Houston, scoring a first-round knockout victory over Dennis Bermudez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104. Jung caught Bermudez with a devastating uppercut midway through the opening round that sent Dennis crashing to the canvas which...

Feb 15, 2017 12:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | ‘The Korean Zombie’ hoping for an arena full of zombies at next fight

Even after three-and-a-half years, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung didn’t skip a beat in his return to competition in the UFC. Jung stepped into the Octagon to take on then-#9 UFC ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez after taking time off to fulfill his mandatory service in the military for South Korea. Jung took the opportunity...

Feb 15, 2017 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | “The Korean Zombie” doesn’t anticipate a rematch with Jose Aldo

Earlier this month, Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – returned from a lengthy hiatus to score a blistering, first-round knockout win over a game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the resurgent fan favorite was immediately talked about as a potential featherweight title challenger. Jung, of course, is quite familiar...

Feb 10, 2017 9:15 am

EXCLUSIVE | The Korean Zombie opens up on fatherhood and fighting

This past weekend, featherweight superstar ‘The Korean Zombie’, Chan Sung Jung stepped into the Octagon for the first time in nearly 4 years. The return was a triumphant one for the fan-favorite featherweight, who had been absent from the Octagon since his 2013 TKO loss to Jose Aldo. Following that fight, The Korean Zombie began...

Feb 10, 2017 8:41 am

EXCLUSIVE | Korean Zombie reveals who he wants to fight next

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with its annual Super Bowl weekend card. This year, the card was headlined by an intriguing featherweight showdown. In one corner, we had Dennis Bermudez. In the other, we had Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – who was returning from...

Feb 6, 2017 9:56 am

Dennis Bermudez feels fight with Chan Sung Jung was stopped ‘a little bit early’

After a three-and-a-half-year layoff from fighting, Chan Sung Jung did not skip a beat in his return to the Octagon on Saturday. Unranked after the long layoff with doing his mandatory military service for South Korea, Jung took on Dennis Bermudez, who stepped into the Octagon ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings. “The...

Feb 6, 2017 6:45 am

Jeremy Stephens calls out the Korean Zombie for April fight

Jeremy Stephens is keen to channel Rick Grimes and do some zombie hunting. The brick fisted featherweight recently took to social media to campaign for a bout with Chan Sung Jung – better known as “The Korean Zombie.” Stephens hopes the UFC will put this fight together for the UFC’s planned April 15 debut in...

Feb 5, 2017 11:01 am

The Korean Zombie discusses his return to competition: my goal is to be the champion

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, Texas, featherweight fan favorite Chan Sung Jung – better known as the Korean Zombie – levelled Dennis Bermudez with a first-round uppercut. It was a gorgeously executed punch, and a wonderful addition to his already lengthy highlight reel. The real significance of...

Feb 5, 2017 9:42 am

Three Fights We Want to See After UFC Houston

With the UFC’s exciting stop in Houston now in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look to the future, as the card’s winners set their sights on their next challenges, and its losers look for the opportunity to bounce back. While their are exciting options available for all of Houston’s 24 fighters going forward,...

Feb 5, 2017 7:00 am

Korean Zombie drew inspiration from Dominick Cruz ahead of comeback fight

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his monicker “The Korean Zombie” – stepped back into the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender and Ultimate Fighter runner-up Dennis Bermudez....

Feb 5, 2017 6:02 am

Pros react to the Korean Zombie’s impressive return to the cage

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, Texas, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – returned to the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez. Despite his long time...

Feb 4, 2017 10:05 pm

VIDEO | The Korean Zombie knocks out Dennis Bermudez

WORLD WAR Z! A shocker of a KO from The Korean Zombie over Dennis Bermudez in tonight's main event. #UFCHouston https://t.co/Qj2mRHSmX8 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 5, 2017 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Houston’, The Korean Zombie Chan Sung Jung returned to the Octagon after nearly four years away from the...

Feb 3, 2017 12:55 pm

The 5 Best Korean Zombie Fights Ever

Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – is one of the most exciting fighters in MMA. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we’ve seen him in action, as he’s been kept on the shelf by the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean men. Luckily for...

Feb 1, 2017 10:04 am

Chan Sung Jung discusses Korean Zombie return this Saturday

Saturday February 4th, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Texas’, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as ‘The Korean Zombie’, will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon almost 4 years after his last scrap. Jung rode a 3-fight win streak into a featherweight scrap with Jose Aldo, which saw...

Dec 24, 2016 9:38 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. ‘The Korean Zombie’ in friendly fight

In this rare video, you can see MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko competing against UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as ‘The Korean Zombie’ in a foreign gameshow. While the ‘fight’ is certainly a friendly one, with smiles being exchanged by both men throughout the session, Emelianenko doesn’t hesitate to use his Sambo and throw...

Dec 4, 2016 11:37 am

“The Korean Zombie” vs. “The Menace” set to headline UFC Fight Night 104

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it was announced yesterday that...

Dec 2, 2016 2:26 pm

“The Korean Zombie” is being targeted for a Super Bowl weekend return

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it sounds as though he’ll...