UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Where to watch: ESPN+, BT Sport
Co-Main Card: February 5, 2023, 09:45
Clark Delvin squares off against Da Un Jung at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. ESPN+ will broadcast this light heavyweight bout. Clark Devin and Da Un Jung have both recently lost bouts and are in the 250-pound class. There is a combined 28-10-1 record between the two of them. The octagon match, with Da Un Jung as the favorite, is expected to be exciting and competitive. Below you'll find our in-depth expert analysis and the current best odds for this bout.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Jung Da Un - favorite to win
At the moment, Da Un Jung is suffering a winless skid of one game. At the UBS arena, he was defeated by the American boxer Dustin Jacoby, who knocked him out in the first round of their fight. Da Un Jung is making his first appearance in the ring after he suffered his first loss in 2022, which brought an end to his record-setting unbeaten streak that stretched all the way back to 2015. Kennedy Nzechukwu, a mixed martial artist from Nigeria, was one of the opponents he defeated on his way to an unblemished record of 15 fights. In 2020, he fought to a draw with Sam Alvey, a mixed martial artist from the United States. Da Un Jung, who is 29 years old, has compiled a record of 15 victories, 3 defeats, and 1 draw throughout his career. Da Un Jung is an intimidating boxer who excels in the close quarters combat known as the clinch. There is already a place marked out for him on the list of the best 20 MMA light heavyweights of all time, and it is positioned at number 19.
Clark Delvin - moderate Underdog
Delvin Clack (aka the Brown Bear), 32, is a former RFA light heavyweight champion. His professional mixed martial arts record reads 13 wins, seven defeats, and no ties. He lost his most recent match to Azamat Murzakanov, who won with a ground-and-pound. Following the third round, there was no chance of victory. The offensive wrestling style that Devin Clark employs sets him apart. He's a slow, steady hitter from a distance, lobbing hammers before closing the gap and ending the fight. Though he has powerful kicks, he rarely uses them. His wrestling prowess is also noteworthy. While Da Un Jung hasn't encountered as many formidable foes as Delvin Clark, he has fought his fair share. At the moment, Delvin Clark is ranked as the 42nd-best light heavyweight fighter in MMA.
When their individual strengths and weaknesses are compared, it is clear that Delvin Clark is the superior combatant. Although he is skilled in wrestling, his opponent, Da Un Jung, is the more dangerous of the two attackers. Da Un Jung can dissect Clark's footwork. Da Un Jung will be able to read Delvin Clark's low-volume striking and counter his powerful blows with vicious counters. Despite this, he has a chance of winning. Delvin Clark has never been in a position where he was not competing against a very challenging opponent. He leaves most of these confrontations with either a bleeding nose or missing teeth. Delvin Clark is a fighter who uses power strikes to set up his takedowns. Considering Da Un Jung is a more dangerous striker than Delvin Clark, he is going to take advantage of Clark's weaknesses in this encounter.