Renato Moicano vs Chan Sung Jung UFC Picks & Predictions - 6/22/2019
Renato "Moicano" Moicano (13-2-1) will battle Chan "The Korean Zombie" Sung Jung (14-5-0) at UFC Fight Night 154 in Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The opening odds have Moicano priced at -134 while Sung Jung is at +106.
Renato "Moicano" Moicano steps into the cage with 13 wins and 2 losses. The Brasilia, BRA fighter is 30 years old, weighs in at 145 lbs and is 5'11" inches tall. He has a 72.0" reach and fights in the featherweight division. Moicano has a total of 9 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In the featherweight division, the Brasilia, BRA fighter is 23rd in strikes with 429 and is 187th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. When it comes to strike accuracy, Renato Moicano sits at 310th in the UFC and 35th in the featherweight division connecting on 48.4% of the strikes he attempts. He also has a total of 6 takedowns which has him sitting at 210th in the UFC and 25th in the featherweight division. Moicano finishes 54.5% of his takedown attempts which has him sitting at 93rd in the UFC and 13th among fighters in his division. He sits at 16th among fighters in his division and 126th in the UFC for significant strikes with 404. Of those significant strikes, 258 of them were directed at the head while 40 of them were directed at the body which has him sitting at 16th and 29th respectively among fighters in his division.
Most recently, Moicano lost in the 2nd round to Jose Aldo by KO/TKO. At UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2, he won via submission in round 1 when he faced Cub Swanson. Lastly, Moicano won in the 3rd round when he faced Calvin Kattar at UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta by unanimous decision.
Putting it on the line for this fight, Chan "The Korean Zombie" Sung Jung has a total of 14 wins and 5 losses in the division. The 32 year old hailing from Seoul, KOR is 5'7" inches tall and weighs in at 145 lbs. The Korean Zombie MMA fighter competes in the featherweight division and has a 72.0" reach. He has a total of 8 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In regard to strikes, Sung Jung is 204th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 26th in the division with 393. In regard to strike accuracy, he is landing 45.5% of the strikes he attempts which ranks him 44th in the featherweight division and 359th in the UFC. In addition, Sung Jung ranks 30th in the featherweight division and 236th in the UFC with a total of 5 takedowns. Ranking 25th in the division and 207th in the UFC, Sung Jung finishes 41.7% of his takedown tries. With 270 significant strikes, he ranks 198th in the UFC and 27th in the division. Sung Jung ranks 40th in the division for significant strikes directed at the midsection with 26 and 21st for significant strikes aimed at the head with 227.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Sung Jung was defeated in round 5 to Yair Rodriguez by KO/TKO. At UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. The Korean Zombie, he won via KO/TKO in round 1 when he faced Dennis Bermudez. He also, Sung Jung was defeated in the 4th round when he faced Jose Aldo at UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung by KO/TKO..
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Renato Moicano (-134)
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