Chang Sung Jung out for 2 years…mandatory Military service…thanks Korea

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Chan Sung Jung, the UFC featherweight fan-favorite affectionately nicknamed “The Korean Zombie,” is expected to be sidelined from mixed martial arts for the next two years to fulfill his mandatory military service required of South Korean male citizens, Jung’s manager Brian Rhee revealed to’s Ariel Helwani.

“He feels bad for his fans and thankful to the UFC, Dana and the Ferttitas for letting him be a professional fighter,” Rhee said. “He’s going to rehab, train and comeback stronger than ever after the end of the 2 years!”

Jung, 27, is scheduled to report to basic training on October 20.

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