A victorious Jung has been dealing with vision issues for awhile now and decided to get surgery done to correct the issue after a recent trip to America.
“Recently, it has been more important for me to figure out my double vision issue,” Jung told MMA Junkie. “It took a long time to get medical exams done and there was a difference with diagnoses between doctors in Korea and Phoenix. Finally, I decided to get the surgery done in Phoenix soon. I am sure I will be able to get back to the cage around July or August because the surgeon says it is not a big surgery.”
The surgery is expected to be done in a couple of weeks, but no date has been announced yet by Jung.
Jung may be having eye surgery done soon, but that hasn’t stopped the fighter from focusing on UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski.
“Right now, my focus goes on Volkanovski,” Jung said. “If it would not work for me to fight the champion, I would be interested in fighting Ortega – but I want to make sure. At this moment, I want to fight Volkanovski.”
There is no word yet on when Jung will return to action, but the fighter is expecting to compete again by the Summer.