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This is a Korean name; the family name is Jung.
Jung Chan Sung
Born March 17, 1987 (1987-03-17) (age 22)
Other names The Korean Zombie
Nationality South Korea South Korea
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 143.1 lb (64.9 kg)[1]
Style Hapkido, Kickboxing[2]
Team Korean Top Team[2]
Kickboxing record
Total 21
Wins 15
By knockout 11
Losses 6
MMA record
Total 8
Wins 7
By knockout 2
By submission 4
By decision 1
Losses 1
By decision 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: September 11, 2009

Jung Chan Sung (born March 17, 1987) is a South-Korean professional mixed martial arts fighter. He made his professional début in June 2007 and in December the same year he won a lightweight tournament arranged by Pancrase Korea. In 2008 he won both his fights for Japanese promotion Deep. He then entered the 2009 Sengoku Featherweight Grand-Prix where he won his first-round fight but ended up getting eliminated from the tournament by the eventual winner Masanori Kanehara. His latest fight was a reserve-bout for the tournament at Sengoku 9.

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Biography

Jung trained Hapkido before joining a kickboxing-gym at 18-years-old.[2] In June 2007 he won a Sambo tournament arranged by the Korean Sambo Association, and in December the same year he won the lightweight division of the Pancrase Korea Neo-Blood Tournament after defeating fellow South Koreans Yoo In Seok and Lee Hyung Geol.[2][3] In May the next year he participated in and won KOREA-FC's 8-man MMA tournament contested at 65kg.[2]

On August 16, 2008 he defeated Michihiro Omigawa at Deep - Gladiator by unanimous decision. His next fight was against Fanjin Son at Deep - 39 Impact where he won by KO after 17 seconds.[3]

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Sengoku

Jung then entered the 2009 Sengoku Featherweight Grand-Prix and was matched up with Shintaro Ishiwatari in his first-round fight at Sengoku 7.[4] After slugging it out on the feet with Jung dropping Ishiwatari once, Jung hit Ishiwatari with a right hand forcing him to give up his back. From there Jung sunk in a rear naked choke forcing Ishiwatari to submit at 4:29 of the first round.[5] In his second-round fight at Sengoku 8 on May 2, 2009, he lost via unanimous decision to Masanori Kanehara officially eliminating him from the tournament.[6] On June 7, 2009, it was announced Jung would face American Matt Jaggers at Sengoku 9 in a reserve bout for the tournament with the winner stepping in as a replacement should some of the remaining fighters be unable to continue.[7] Jung ended up winning the fight by triangle choke submission at 1:25 of the second round, but was not required to step in as a replacement.[8]

It's Showtime

Chan Sung Jung made his Showtime debut against highly regarded Thai striker Pajonsuk. The bout ended with a spinning back fist KO, rendering Pajonsuk unconscious and not able to continue. Spinng back fist are not permitted under the It's Showtime rules resulting in Disqualification loss to the "Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung.

WEC Career

Chan Sung Jung recently signed with World Extreme Cagefighting.[9] He is scheduled to make his WEC debut against Cub Swanson on April 24, 2010 at WEC 48.[10]

MMA record

Result Opponent Method Round (time) Event Weight Location Date Notes
United States Cub Swanson WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber FW (65.0 kg (143 lb)) Sacramento, California, USA 02010-04-24 April 24, 2010
Win United States Matt Jaggers Submission (triangle choke) Round 2 (1:25) Sengoku 9 FW (65.0 kg (143 lb)) Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan 02009-08-02 August 2, 2009
Loss Japan Masanori Kanehara Decision (unanimous) Round 3 (5:00) Sengoku 8 FW (65.0 kg (143 lb)) Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan 02009-05-02 May 2, 2009
Win Japan Shintaro Ishiwatari Submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1 (4:29) Sengoku 7 FW (65.0 kg (143 lb)) Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan 02009-03-20 March 20, 2009
Win Japan Fanjin Son KO (punches) Round 1 (0:17) Deep - 39 Impact ?? Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan 02008-12-10 December 10, 2008
Win Japan Michihiro Omigawa Decision (unanimous) Round 2 (5:00) Deep - Gladiator ?? Momotaro Arena, Okayama, Japan 02008-08-16 August 16, 2008
Win South Korea Jo Jung Hun Decision (Unanimous) Round 3 (5:00) Korea FC - Tournament Series ?? Gangwon, South Korea 02008-05-31 May 31, 2008
Win South Korea Choi Dae Han Submission (Triangle Choke) Round 1 (3:38) Korea FC - Tournament Series ?? Gangwon, South Korea 02008-05-31 May 31, 2008
Win South Korea Choi Jung Beom Submission (Armbar) Round 1 (2:15) Korea FC - Tournament Series ?? Gangwon, South Korea 02008-05-31 May 31, 2008
Win South Korea Lee Hyung Geol TKO (punches) Round 1 (3:27) Pancrase - 2007 Korea Neo-Blood Tournament ?? Busan, South Korea 02007-12-16 December 16, 2007
Win South Korea Yoo In Seok Submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1 (2:34) Pancrase - 2007 Korea Neo-Blood Tournament ?? Busan, South Korea 02007-12-16 December 16, 2007
Win South Korea Lee Hyung Geol Submission (armbar) Round 2 (3:07) SSF - Super Sambo Festival ?? Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang, South Korea 02007-06-24 June 24, 2007

Kickboxing record

15 Wins (11 (T)KO's, 4 decisions), 6 Losses
Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
2010-02-13 DQ Thailand Pajonsuk It's Showtime 2010 Prague, Prague, Czech Republic DQ (Left spinning backfist) 1 2:05

References

  1. ^ Loiseleur, Tony (2009-03-19). "On Weight". Sherdog.com. http://sherdog.com/news/news/everyone-on-weight-king-mo-kawamura-on-stage-16635. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Jung Chan Sung profile" (in Japanese). Sengoku-official.com. http://www.sengoku-official.com/pc/fighters/j/jung_chansung/index.html. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Sherdog Fight Finder". Sherdog.com. http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Chan-Sung-Jung-36155. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  4. ^ Loiseleur, Tony (2009-03-19). "Preview: Sengoku 7th Battle". Sherdog.com. http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/3/Preview-Sengoku-7th-Battle-16630. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  5. ^ "Sengoku 'Seventh Battle' Play-by-Play". Sherdog.com. 2009-03-20. http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/sengoku-seventh-battle-play-by-play-16634. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  6. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Sengoku-Eighth-Battle-Fight-Card-16846
  7. ^ "8.2『戦極~第九陣~』全カード決定! 吉田は参戦見送り!!" (in Japanese). 2009-07-07. http://www.kamipro.com/news/?id=1246964022. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  8. ^ "Sengoku 'Ninth Battle' Play-by-Play". Sherdog.com. 2009-07-02. http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/sengoku-ninth-battle-play-by-play-18865. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 
  9. ^ "WEC Signs "Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung to Six-Fight Deal". bloodyelbow.com. http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/3/6/1360386/wec-signs-korean-zombie-chan-sung. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  10. ^ "Cub Swanson set to welcome the 'Korean Zombie' to WEC 48 on April 24". mmamania.com. http://www.mmamania.com/2010/3/12/1370217/cub-swanson-set-to-welcome-the. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 

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