Dooho Choi vs Charles Jourdain MMA Betting Tips - 12/21/2019
Dooho Choi vs Charles Jourdain
UFC Fight Night 165
Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Dooho Choi will take on Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night 165 in Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea on Saturday, December 21, 2019. The line has Choi at -280 while Jourdain is coming in at +220.
Dooho "The Korean Superboy" Choi comes into this fight holding a mark of 14-3-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands in at 5' 10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Charles "Air" Jourdain stands 5' 9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The switch fighter will be looking to add a win to his total of 9-2-0. The 24-year-old has a reach of 69". In terms of significant strikes, Dooho Choi is landing 5.64 per minute while Charles Jourdain connects on 3.67 significant strikes per min. Choi is landing 53% of the significant strikes he throws while Jourdain is landing 37%. Regarding defense, "The Korean Superboy" absorbs 6.26 significant strikes per min and "Air" absorbs 5.20. Choi also stops 54% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Jourdain is able to curb 45% of them.
Concerning wrestling, Dooho Choi is the better wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.55 times per 15 min. Choi is finishing his takedown attempts on 20% of his attempts and is defending 50% of all takedown tries against him. Jourdain is getting his opponent to the mat on 10% of the takedowns he tries and defending 20% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Choi is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.3 submissions per 15 minutes while Jourdain tries 0.6 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Dooho Choi fought Jeremy Stephens and ended up losing the fight via a punch to the head in round 2. Stephens landed 49 of 133 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Choi walked away from this fight having landed 45 of 80 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Stephens ended up landing 49 of 133, which gave him a rate of 36%. He landed 32 of 111 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Choi landed 55% of his significant strikes by connecting on 44 of 79. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 24 of 51 to the head. 85% of the significant strikes connected on by Stephens and 95% of them connected on by Choi were thrown at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Charles Jourdain, he fought Desmond Green and ended up walking away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Green landed 78% of his significant strikes at distance and Jourdain connected on 98% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Jourdain ended up connecting on 37% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 55 of 146. He connected on 11 of 79 significant strikes directed at the head. Green landed 78 of 144 significant strikes in that battle. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 56 of 119 directed at the head. In regard to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Green ended up connecting on 85 of 152 while Jourdain landed 55 of 146 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Da-Un Jung squares up against Mike Rodriguez. Jung will be looking to add a victory to his total of 12-2-0. The 26-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and measures 6' 4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 78". Rodriguez comes in at 6' 4" and tips the scales at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a record of 10-3-0. The 31-year-old stretches 82". Regarding grappling, Da-Un Jung takes his opponents to the mat 0.32 times per 3 rounds while Mike Rodriguez takes his opponents down 0.54 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Jung is landing 6.76 strikes per min and is connecting on 42% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is Mike Rodriguez, who is connecting on 52% of his attempted strikes and lands 4.31 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Marc-Andre Barriault is set to clash with Junyong Park. Park steps into the cage holding a mark of 10-4-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and stands in at 5' 10". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Barriault comes in at 6' 1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 11-3-0. The 29-year-old stretches 74". In terms of wrestling, Junyong Park curbs 33% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the mat on 10% of the times he tries. Barriault is taking his opponents to the mat on 25% of the tries he takes and prevents 80% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Park is absorbing 6.11 strikes per minute and he is dealing 8.39 per minute. Barriault, in contrast, takes 3.73 strikes/min and is dishing out 3.60 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dooho Choi (-280)
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