Brian Ortega vs Chan Sung Jung Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Brian Ortega vs Chan Sung Jung
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Brian Ortega will enter the Octagon with Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The moneyline has Ortega at +170 while Jung is at -200.
Brian "T-City" Ortega comes into this bout with a record of 14-1-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and stands in at 5'8". The switch fighter stretches 69". Chan "The Korean Zombie" Sung Jung measures in at 5'7" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 16-5-0. The 33-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Concerning significant strikes, Brian Ortega connects on 4.07 per minute and Chan Sung Jung is connecting on 4.58 significant strikes per min. Ortega connects on 33% of the significant strikes he attempts and Sung Jung lands 41%. When it comes to defending themselves, "T-City" allows 7.36 significant strikes per min while "The Korean Zombie" allows 3.73. Ortega also thwarts 50% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Sung Jung deflects 60% of the shots thrown.
Regarding takedowns, Brian Ortega is not as effective of a grappler as he is able to score a takedown 0.51 times per 3 rds. Ortega is scoring a takedown on 16% of the times he tries and defending 56% of the attempts against him. Sung Jung is taking his opponents to the mat on 41% of his takedown tries and stuffing 77% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Ortega is the more experienced of the two fighters by attempting 1.4 finishes per 3 rds while Sung Jung looks to get 0.6 finishes per 15 minutes.
In his last fight, Brian Ortega fought Max Holloway and wound up walking away in defeat via TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 4. Holloway landed 307 of 507 total strikes attempted in that contest. Ortega ended the night having landed 112 of 294 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Holloway ended up landing 290 of 490, giving him a percentage of 59%. He ended up landing 244 of 430 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Ortega landed 37% of his significant strikes by connecting on 110 of 292. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 87 of 267 to the head. 96% of the significant strikes landed by Holloway and 91% of them landed by Ortega were done at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Chan Sung Jung, he went up against Frankie Edgar and ended up getting the win via a punch to the head in round 1. Edgar ended up landing 90% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Jung connected on 17% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Jung ended up connecting on 76% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 46 of 60. He connected on 46 of 60 significant strikes directed at the head. Edgar ended up landing 9 of 14 significant strikes in that battle. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 6 of 11 to the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that contest, Edgar ended up landing 9 of 14 while Jung connected on 79 of 97 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Jimmy Crute enters the Octagon against Modestas Bukauskas. Crute walks into the Octagon with a record of 11-1-0. The 24-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 74". Bukauskas stands 6'3" and weighs 205 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 78". In terms of takedowns, Jimmy Crute takes his opponents down 4.63 times per 3 rounds and Modestas Bukauskas takes his opponents to the mat 0.50 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Crute is connecting on 4.08 strikes per min and lands 55% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Modestas Bukauskas, who tags the opposition on 36% of the strikes that he throws and is landing 3.60 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when James Krause is set to face off with Claudio Silva. Silva looks to add a victory to his record of 14-1-0. The 38-year-old weighs 170 lbs and measures 5'11". The southpaw fighter reaches 71". Krause comes in at 6'2" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 27-9-0. The 34-year-old reaches 73". Regarding wrestling, Claudio Silva defends against 50% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the mat on 33% of his tries. Krause is finishing his takedown tries on 18% of the attempts he tries and prevents 50% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Silva takes 2.17 strikes/min while he lands 2.80 strikes per minute. Krause, on the other side, takes 4.09 strikes per minute and is connecting on 4.65 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brian Ortega (+170)
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