The ‘Korean Zombie’ stopped Renato Moicano on Saturday after coming off a tough knockout loss to Yair Rodriguez.
However, the ‘Korean Zombie’, who was fresh from a mandatory military service from his naïve South Korea, snuffed Moicano in less than a minute in the main event.
Speaking during his post-bout press conference, the Korean superstar admitted his is has cast off the memories of his past victories or the defeat at the hands of Rodriguez but he is more focused on what the future has in stock.
“I definitely forgot about that,” Jung said on the ESPN+ post-fight show, speaking through his translator Eddie Cha (via MMA Junkie). “But as a fighter, it definitely helps when you’re on a winning streak, as opposed to a losing streak.”
Following the impressive, Jung is considering an upgrade in his career, looking to another big challenge in the stacked UFC featherweight division.
He has specifically insisted that he would love to enter the cage with a star fighter who occupies the top four of the UFC divisional rankings. The top four of this division is currently occupied by the quartet of Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo, Brian Ortega and Alex Volkanovski.
“Probably 4, 3, 2 and 1,” Korean Zombie said of potential opponents. “We talked about it, but we don’t want to look ahead. I think anybody higher-ranked than he is, we’re one step closer to that goal.”
Edgar has been paired with divisional champ Max Holloway in July, with Volkanovski waiting to call out the winner between the two.
Meanwhile, the duo of Ortega and Aldo have no schedules currently, and that makes them available for Jung, who could take on either of the two ready to fight with him. Meanwhile, Jung has fought with Aldo and lost, he could be asking for Ortega.
However, the Korean star has received a call-out from division’s NO 7 holder and long-time featherweight challenger Jeremy. But that may not be a fight that will court his interest given that he wants a fighter who is ranked ahead of Stephens.