Should he lose Saturday, Chan Sung Jung says he believes he will still be considered a viable competitor within the UFC. However, his status as a world-class fighter and title contender would be diminished, and therefore the fighter nicknamed the Korean Zombie is decided to avoid that fate. The fourth-rated Jung takes on No. 8-rated Dan Ige within the main event of UFC Fight Night: Jung vs. Ige in Las Vegas. the most UFC Fight Night: Jung vs. Ige fight card is slated for 7 p.m. ET from the promotion’s Apex facility. Jung may be a one-time title challenger who is coming off one among the worst performances of his career, a lopsided decision loss to second-ranked Brian Ortega. He can help restore his reputation and hopes for an additional title bid by beating Ige, who is trying to find his signature UFC victory.
Jung and Ige are priced at -110 (risk $100 to win $100) each within the latest Korean Zombie vs. Ige odds from William Hill Sportsbook. within the co-main event, budding contender Sergey Spivak (-220) faces dangerous veteran Aleksei Oleinik (+190) during a heavyweight showdown. Before making any UFC Fight Night: Before picking a Korean zombie vs. an egg, make sure you’ve visited Sportsline analyst Ian Parker’s MMA forecast.
A former fighter who’s been within the industry for 15 years, Parker has managed a number of the world’s best, including former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman, Costas Philippou, and Gian Villante. Parker trained at UFC Hall of Fame as well as Matt Best.
a fortnight ago at UFC Fight Night, he encouraged SportsLine members to back veteran Marcin Tybura (-165) against Walt Harris (+145) within the heavyweight co-main event. Tybura scored a first-round stoppage to offer Parker’s followers another easy winner.
Now, with UFC Fight Night The Ige vs. Korean Zombie fast approaching, Parker has studied the MMA odds and matchups from every angle and released his top MMA picks. A parlay of these selections would pay nearly 6-1.
UFC Fight Night: The Korean Zombie vs. Ige preview
Parker knows the most event will play a pivotal role within the way forward for a division which will soon see movement at the highest. Reigning champion Alexander Volkanovski is about to require on second-ranked Brian Ortega in September at UFC 266 after they spend the summer opposing one another as coaches on the UFC reality program the last word Fighter.
1 despite a pair of close decision losses to Volkanovski, is about to face third-ranked Yair Rodriguez next month. The winner of Saturday’s fight will likely face the winner of Holloway vs. Rodriguez during the title fight.
His skill set also improved drastically along the way, and he rose to the UFC rankings in October before Ortega suffered a one-off, five-point decision loss.
That loss took away a number of his momentum because Ortega dominated in almost every aspect of the fight, leaving some observers to ponder whether Jung was still a notch below world-class status.