'The Korean Zombie' undergoes two surgeries following loss to Jose Aldo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Who says zombies don't get injured?

In the end, Chan Sung Jung (more commonly known as "The Korean Zombie") was forced to undergo surgery for a dislocated right shoulder and broken orbital bone following his loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 163 earlier this month.

Chan-Sung's manager Brian Rhee confirmed the surgeries to MMAFighting.com.

"Most likely, he'll be out a year," Rhee said, "but that depends on how rehab goes."

Aldo defeated Chan-Sung via fourth-round TKO moments after the Korean dislocated his shoulder. Following the fight, Chan-Sung said he didn't think surgery would be necessary for his injured shoulder.

The fight was Chan-Sung's first since May 2012 due to left shoulder surgery, and it now appears the 26-year-old will be sidelined for an extended period of time again.

Update: Rhee told MMAFighting.com on Thursday that Chan-Sung's recovery time might actually be less than a year after all.

"It's wait and see as of right now," he said. "I had misunderstood the doctors prognosis."

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