South Korean released from hospital after being knocked out at WEC-51

Chan sung jung was knocked out by George Roop at WEC 51 Photo: Disclosure

After being knocked out with a kick to the head last Thursday, at WEC 51, the South Korean Chan sung jung He was taken to the hospital for a CT scan. According to the fighter's manager, Brian Rhee, Jung was medically released today (02) without any major complications, only having to perform some sutures to close the cuts suffered during the fight against George Roop.



The South Korean, who has stints with DEEP and Sengoku, gained popularity on the North American scene after his fight against Leonard Garcia at WEC 48, where he was defeated by a split decision from the judges. Despite the setback, Jung's performance in the fight was praised by a large part of the specialized North American media, who considered the fight as one of the best fought so far this year in MMA.



Rhee also stated that Jung will soon return to the octagons to show his full potential, proving his recovery power.



“Obviously he (Jung) is upset about this situation, but I guarantee he will return to the WEC to avenge this defeat,” added Rhee.


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