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UFC 273: Volkanovski vs Jung 04/09/2022 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 273 Volkanovski vs Jung 04-09-2022 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 273: Volkanovski vs Jung 04/09/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will start the month with an intense fight card this Saturday, April 9. This is UFC 273 and it will be the first time that the organization returns to the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena located in Jacksonville, Florida. MMA fans can catch the action through a UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription. The main event will be featuring the reigning UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski defending his title against the fourth-ranked Chan Sung Jung or better known as the “Korean Zombie”. According to UFC betting odds, Alexander Volkanovski will still be the champion after this matchup with Chan Sung Jung.

UFC 273: Volkanovski vs Jung 04/09/2022

When:Saturday, April 9, 10:00 PM ET
Where:VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

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Alexander Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski is known as “The Great” and this fighter came all the way from Windang, New South Wales in Australia. He has been representing the Freestyle Fighting Gym and City Kickboxing in his matches. Volkanovski is a 33-year-old fighter that has been competing mostly in the featherweight division. He has only lost once in 24 matches and those victories are divided into 11 knockouts, nine decisions, and three submissions. This will be the third time that Volkanovski will be defending his belt. The first time was during a rematch with Max Holloway in a tight split decision while the most recent was with Brian Ortega via unanimous decision.

Chan Sung Jung

Chan Sung Jung has one of the most popular ring names in the UFC the “Korean Zombie”. He was born in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang in South Korea and represents the Fight Ready MMA stable. “Korean Zombie” comes to this fight as a 35-year-old fighter and five-foot-nine featherweight. His professional record is now at 17-6 and eight of those wins came from submissions while also owning six knockouts. After losing via unanimous decision to Brian Ortega in UFC Fight Night 180 back in October 2020, “Korean Zombie” made a return to the octagon to take on Dan Ige in UFC on ESPN 25. That fight went to a full three rounds with the South Korean fighter prevailing with a decision.

Volkanovski vs Jung Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
CountryAustraliaSouth Korea
Weight (lbs)145145
Reach (in)7172
Win by KO/TKO48%50%
Win by Submission13%0%
Strikes landed per minute6.424.07
Striking accuracy56%43%
Striking absorbed per minute3.343.87
Striking defense60%55%
Takedown average1.770.82
Takedown accuracy34%47%
Takedown defense70%77%
Submission average0.300.70

Volkanovski vs Jung Betting Picks

It is seen by the best online sportsbook that Alexander Volkanovski is the huge favorite to win in this matchup with Chan Sung Jung. The “Korean Zombie” should hang on and lose in another decision.