Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung fight preview

UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 17, 2020, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Brian “T-City” Ortega will take on Chan “The Korean Zombie” Jung in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 180 card.

In this post, we will break down Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Brian Ortega is coming in with a 14-1-0 (1 NC) record. Ortega will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Max Holloway at UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega in December.

Jung, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Frankie Edgar on December 8, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie and holds a 16-5-0 record.

Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung
29
Age
33
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 7″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
69″
Reach
72″
14-1-0 (1 NC)
Record
16-5-0
Switch
Stance
Orthodox

Brian Ortega has an switch fighting stance with a 69″ reach. The 33-year-old, Chan Sung Jung is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Brian Ortega:
→ Ortega’s striking accuracy is 33%.
→ Ortega lands 4.07 significant strikes per minute.
→ Ortega’s takedown accuracy is 16%.
→ Ortega’s takedown average is 0.51 per 15 minutes.
→ Ortega’s takedown defense is 56%.

Ortega comes in with 33% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.07 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Jung fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 4.58 significant strikes per minute. Brian Ortega also has a 16% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.51 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Jung’s 0.78 takedowns and 77% takedown accuracy.

Chan Sung Jung:
→ Jung’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Jung lands 4.58 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jung’s takedown accuracy is 41%.
→ Jung’s takedown average is 0.78 per 15 minutes.
→ Jung’s takedown defense is 77%.

Chan spent on average 9:39 minutes in the Octagon and Brian has an average fight time of 11:01 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 180 is live in , who do you think will win, Brian or Chan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie
Date
October 17, 2020
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung

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