MMA – Back from a shoulder harm, the Korean Zombie has three months to arrange for his battle towards Alexander Volkanovski.
Following the bundle of Max Holloway, Chan Sung Jung, aka the korean zombie, earned the proper to problem the featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski. However, the battle has been moved to April. An further delay that will permit the Korean to completely heal his shoulder, injured throughout his final battle.
The stakes are monumental. Indeed, the Korean Zombie has been chasing one other title shot for eight years. The first time, at UFC 163, he was knocked out by Jose Aldo. Nevertheless, Jason House, his agent, assures that his return isn't rushed.
“The shoulder is fine,” House informed MMA Junkie. “We had deliberate to come back again at the finish of April or the starting of May. That's what I advised to the UFC earlier than, after which this chance got here and we're able to go. It's simply that the schedule is slightly earlier. But being at Fight Ready (Henry Cejudo's health club), Arizona, offers us an important camp, amenities and high quality gear. We will due to this fact be prepared on April ninth. »
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Although an underdog on paper, House thinks the Korean Zombie has what it takes to create an upset.
“I think there are many paths to victory for us,” House stated. “His head coach, Eddie Cha, and I've been speaking about it for a couple of days now. We are enthusiastic. We put together correctly by discovering him the proper coaching companions to mimic and simulate Volkanovski. I actually assume we're going to have benefits. KZ all the time does effectively with the athletes he dominates in peak and attain. We assume that will be the case for this battle. »
The Korean Zombie is coming off a call win over Dan Ige in June. Before that, he misplaced to Brian Ortega, the final to attempt his luck towards Alexander Volkanovski.