SeungGuk Choi vs HyunSung Park Pick, 2/4/2023 Predictions UFC Vegas 68 Odds
SeungGuk Choi vs HyunSung Park
UFC Vegas 68
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 4, 2023
SeungGuk Choi will enter the Octagon with HyunSung Park at UFC Vegas 68 on Saturday, February 4, 2023. The opening odds have Choi coming in at +160 while Park is coming in at -190.
SeungGuk Choi walks into the Octagon with a record of 6-1-0. The 26-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 64". HyunSung "Peace of Mind" Park comes in at 5'7" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 7-0-0. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 66". When talking about significant strikes, SeungGuk Choi connects on 2.63 per minute and HyunSung Park connects on 4.70 significant strikes per minute. Choi is landing 43% of the significant strikes he tries and Park connects on 61%. Regarding defending in the cage, Choi takes 2.33 significant strikes per min while "Peace of Mind" allows 4.70. Choi also stops 61% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Park deflects 47% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 68||SeungGuk Choi||HyunSung Park|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||3:31|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.63||4.70|
In the wrestling category, SeungGuk Choi is the lesser skilled wrestler as he takes his opponents down 1.50 times per 15 minutes. Choi is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of his attempts and is stuffing 90% of all takedown tries against him. Park is taking his opponents to the mat on 28% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 80% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Choi is less apt at going for the finish by going for 0.6 submissions per 3 rounds while Park looks to get 4.3 submissions per 3 rds.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, SeungGuk Choi fought Qiu Lun and ended up winning this fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Lun ended up landing 45 of 113 total strikes that he let go. Choi finished this fight landing 47 of 102 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Lun ended up landing 37 of 104, which means his percentage was 35%. He landed 14 of 71 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Choi ended up landing 33% of his significant strikes by landing 26 of 77. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 9 of 45 to the head. 94% of the significant strikes landed by Lun and 88% of them landed by Choi were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for HyunSung Park, he battled Top Noi Kiwram and got a win for the night by way of rear naked choke in round 1. Kiwram ended up connecting on 95% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Park ended up connecting on 75% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Park connected on 30% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 4 of 13. He connected on 3 of 11 significant strikes aimed at the head. Kiwram connected on 22 of 37 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 14 of 26 to the head. Discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Kiwram connected on 23 of 38 while Park ended up landing 8 of 18 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Junyong Park faces off with Denis Tiuliulin. Park looks to add a win to his career record of 15-5-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Tiuliulin comes in at 6'1" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 11-6-0. The 34-year-old reaches 77". When it comes to grappling, Junyong Park scores a takedown 2.27 times per 15 min and Denis Tiuliulin takes his opponents to the mat 0.50 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Park connects for an average of 4.86 strikes/minute and landing 50% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Denis Tiuliulin, who tags the opposition on 42% of his attempted strikes and connects on 6.18 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Jesus Aguilar is set to square up against Tatsuro Taira. Taira walks into the cage with a record of 12-0-0. The 23-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 70". Aguilar comes in at 5'4" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 8-1-0. The 26-year-old stretches 62". Regarding takedowns, Tatsuro Taira defends against 60% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedowns on 30% of his attempts. Aguilar is taking his opponents to the mat on 37% of the tries he takes and prevents 15% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Taira is absorbing 1.15 strikes/min and he deals 3.25 per minute. Aguilar, at the same time, absorbs 1.17 strikes per min and lands 2.01 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take SeungGuk Choi (+160)
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