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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. 4, 2014 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.
UFC announced the co-main event contest earlier today.
Corassani (12-4, 1 NC) is looking to rebound from a technical knockout loss to Dustin Poirier at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Nations" Finale read news >>
The Korean Zombie makes his return this October against TUF 14 alum and Sweden's own Akira Corassani in the co-mai nevent of UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story.
It's been over a year since Chan Sung Jung last fought inside the Octagon, but "The Korean Zombie" will soon be fighting again this October. The UFC confirmed earlier today that Jung will go up against Akira Corassani as part of the October 4th UFC Fight Night card in Stockholm. This is going to be awesome! @KoreanZombieMMA vs. @AkiraCora read news >>
It’s been a year since Chan Sung Jung set foot in the Octagon, but the Korean Zombie is finally scheduled to make his return at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. read news >>
After more than a year on the sidelines, Chan Sung Jung will make his UFC return on Oct. 4. read news >>
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. The European-heavy card includes a number of fighters from the host country.
For Jung, this marks his first fight since August of last year, when he was defeated by read news >>
It will have been more than a year since Chan Sung Jung stepped in the Octagon, but "The Korean Zombie" is back. The UFC announced on Saturday morning that Jung will take on Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53, which takes place on Oct. 4 in Stockholm, Sweden.
The featherweight bout will be the co-main event.
Jung last fought in Aug. 2013 at UFC 163 against Jose Aldo for the 145-pound belt. He came up short in his title bid, and also suffered a separated shoulder that shelved him from action. read news >>
On October 4, one of the most popular featherweights in the UFC, "The Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung, will be back in the Octagon to start his road back to a 145-pound title shot when he faces... read news >>
The UFC’s return to Sweden now has its co-headliner, and it features a recent featherweight title challenger, as well as a local product.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Cub Swanson recently told MMAjunkie he doesn’t necessarily want to wait for a title shot if it means another extended layoff. If true, at least one fellow contender is interested in a matchup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Shortly after Cub Swanson's win over Jeremy Stephens, Chan Sung Jung calls him out for a potential bout that guarantees fireworks.
"I don't beg." That's what Cub Swanson told Jon Anik when asked who he wanted to face next after winning an entertaining striking affair against Jeremy Stephens. While he may have refused to call people out, other featherweights won't hesitate to do so after Swanson's stock rose last night. That list includes a certain Korean slugger who took to twitter just seconds read news >>
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Eight months after his bout with Jose Aldo at UFC 163, it looks like Chan Sung Jung -- a.k.a. "The Korean Zombie" -- is finally zeroing in on his return to the Octagon.
As UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday night, Jung's manager Brian Rhee has informed him that the popular featherweight has fully recovered from a fractured orbital bone that he sustained in that title fight last summer, and is eying a return in either August or September. Rhee said that Jung is also "90 percent" re read news >>