'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung Scouting Report

'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung Scouting Report

MMA Manifesto

'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung Scouting Report

Chan Sung Jung

Vitals

5’9″ 145 lbs (Featherweight)
72″ reach, Orthodox
March 17, 1987

Record

14-5 (UFC: 4-2)

Current Streak

1 straight loss

Training

3rd dan black belt in Taekwondo
Black belt in Judo
Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
4th dan black belt in Hapkido

Championships Held

Pancrase Korea Neo-Blood Lightweight Tournament Champion: 2008
Korea FC 65 kg Tournament Champion: 2008

 

Strengths

– above average reach
– fantastic submission skills
– pulls off unique, rare submissions
– knockout power in his hands
– very aggressive fighter
– good at passing guard on the ground
– active striker – lands a lot of strikes
– uses all limbs to strike & tries unique strikes
– solid striking defense
– very good takedown accuracy & takedown defense
– belts in multiple martial art disciplines
– well rounded fighter

 

Weaknesses

– can be knocked out
– hasn’t beaten many elite opponents
– due to his aggressive style he gets hit a lot
– not an overly accurate striker
– injury prone
– missed most of prime due to military service & injury
– brutally knocked out his last fight

 

Synopsis

There aren’t many fighters more exciting than The Korean Zombie.  But can he parlay his crowd-pleasing style into UFC gold?

 

 

Black Friday Deals

More Sports

5hr

In less than 7 days, the Chargers…beat the Radiers, lost Perryman for the year, saw Bosa practice, had another December game (…)

More MMA Manifesto
Home