Julian Erosa vs SeungWoo Choi Pick, 6/19/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 29 Odds
Julian Erosa vs SeungWoo Choi
UFC Vegas 29
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Julian Erosa will enter the Octagon with SeungWoo Choi at UFC Vegas 29 on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The opening odds have Erosa priced at +120 while Choi is coming in at -140.
Julian "Juicy J" Erosa comes into this fight with a record of 25-9-0. The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 74". SeungWoo "Sting" Choi measures 6'0" and is weighing in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 9-3-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 74". With respect to significant strikes, Julian Erosa lands 5.07 per min while SeungWoo Choi is landing 3.17 significant strikes per minute. Erosa is connecting on 47% of the significant strikes he tries and Choi is landing 41%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "Juicy J" allows 5.72 significant strikes per min and "Sting" allows 2.45. Erosa also stops 50% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Choi is able to deflect 46% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 29||Julian Erosa||SeungWoo Choi|
|Average Fight Time||8:30||14:34|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.07||3.17|
Regarding takedowns, Julian Erosa is the more skilled grappler as he is able to score a takedown 1.32 times per 3 rds. Erosa is getting his opponent to the mat on 54% of his attempts and stopping 58% of all takedown tries against him. Choi is getting his opponent to the mat on 57% of the takedowns he tries and defending 66% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Erosa is the more skilled fighter by going for 0.9 submissions per 15 minutes while Choi looks to get 0.6 submissions per 15 min.
The last time he fought, Julian Erosa squared up with Nate Landwehr and ended up winning this fight by a flying knee to the head in round 1. Landwehr landed 9 of 14 total strikes attempted in that fight. Erosa ended the night having landed 17 of 25 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Landwehr ended up landing 9 of 14, which means his percentage was 64%. He ended up landing 5 of 9 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Erosa ended up landing 65% of his significant strikes by connecting on 15 of 23. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 11 of 18 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes landed by Landwehr and 80% of them connected on by Erosa were thrown at distance.
In the last fight for SeungWoo Choi, he fought Youssef Zalal and ended up winning this fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Zalal landed 91% of his significant strikes at distance while Choi landed 63% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Choi ended up connecting on 37% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 41 of 109. He ended up landing 25 of 84 significant strikes directed at the head. Zalal connected on 23 of 47 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 12 of 34 to the head. In terms of total strikes thrown in that contest, Zalal connected on 46 of 70 while Choi landed 73 of 144 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Josh Parisian squares up against Roque Martinez. Parisian will be looking to add a victory to his total of 13-4-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 265 lbs and measures 6'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 79". Martinez comes in at 5'10" and records a weight of 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 15-7-2. The 35-year-old has a wingspan of 72". In the grappling category, Josh Parisian takes his opponents to the mat 0.40 times per 3 rounds while Roque Martinez is averaging a takedown 0.62 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Parisian connects for an average of 7.46 strikes per minute and is landing 51% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Roque Martinez, who lands 51% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 2.67 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Rick Glenn is set to enter the Octagon with Joaquim Silva. Silva looks to add a victory to his career record of 11-3-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and measures 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 69". Glenn measures in at 6'0" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 21-6-1. The 32-year-old stretches 70". In the category of takedowns, Joaquim Silva is stopping 64% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 50% of the times he tries. Glenn is taking his opponents to the mat on 13% of his tries and is able to stop 66% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Silva is absorbing 4.43 strikes/min and he deals 3.92 per min. Glenn, on the contrary, takes 4.29 strikes/min and connects on 4.31 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take SeungWoo Choi (-140)
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