The former UFC Featherweight title contender, Chan Sung Jung is returning back to action this Saturday to face the number 8th ranked Featherweight fighter, Dan Ige in the main event of UFC Vegas 29. Here is the Chan Sung Jung vs Dan Ige Prediction and Fight preview.
UFC Vegas 29: Chan Sung Jung vs Dan Ige Preview
Chan Sung Jung, ‘The Korean Zombie’ is one of the most renowned names in the UFC Featherweight division. He has been part of the promotion for over a decade and holds victories over many big names in UFC such as Leonard Garcia, Dustin Poirier, and Frankie Edgar.
Korean Zombie challenged Jose Aldo for the Featherweight title at UFC 163 but faced a TKO loss in the fourth round of the fight. He faced a loss against Brian Ortega in his last fight that resulted in him losing the title shot as well.
After this loss, Chan Sung Jung is been out of form for a while and now he is looking back to start his final title run in the UFC Featherweight division.
Dan Ige is one of the most rapidly rising contenders in the Featherweight division. He has faced only two losses out of his nine fights in UFC. This is going to be Ige’s second-ever UFC main event and the first one against Calvin Kattar didn’t work out right for him as he faced a loss in that one.
He is coming into this fight with a spectacular first-round KO win against Gavin Tucker in his last fight on UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs Muhammad. This is going to be Dan Ige’s biggest test in his UFC career and with a win in this fight, he’ll look forward to entering the top five of the Featherweight rankings.
UFC Vegas 29: Chan Sung Jung vs Dan Ige Prediction
The rising Featherweight contender, Dan Ige is the crowd favorite in this fight with betting odds of -115 in his favor against Chan Sung Jung who is coming in this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +105 in his favor.
Korean Zombie is popular for his durability and Ige for his hard-hitting. This fight has guaranteed fireworks written all over it.
Predicted Result: Chan Sung Jung def Dan Ige