Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung fight preview

UFC Fight Night 165: Edgar vs. Korean Zombie is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 21, 2019, in Busan, South Korea. In the main event, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar will take on Chan “The Korean Zombie” Jung in the Featherweight bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 165 card.

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

The 40-year-old, Frankie Edgar is coming in with a 22-7-1 record. Edgar will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Max Holloway at UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar in July.

Jung, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Renato Moicano on July 27, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. The Korean Zombie and holds a 15-5-0 record.

Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung
40
Age
34
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 7″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
68″
Reach
72″
22-7-1
Record
15-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Frankie Edgar has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 34-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.

Edgar comes in with 39% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.60 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Jung fires at 39% accuracy, landing about 4.25 significant strikes per minute. Frankie Edgar also has a 31% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.36 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Jung’s 0.81 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Chan spent on average 10:21 minutes in the Octagon and Frankie has an average fight time of 17:18 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 165 is live in , who do you think will win, Frankie or Chan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 165: Edgar vs. Korean Zombie
Date
December 21, 2019
Location
Busan, South Korea
Main Event
Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung

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