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UFC 293 Betting Preview: Carlos Ulberg vs. Da Un Jung

September 9, 2023

Coming soon at UFC 293, you can see great betting opportunities. One battle to check out in the prelims is a light heavyweight showdown between Carlos Ulberg and Da Woon Jung.

  • Location: Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia

  • Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023

  • Main Card: 10:00 PM ET (PPV)

  • Prelims: 8:00 PM ET (ESPN/ESPN+)

  • Early Prelims: 6:30 PM ET (ESPN+)

Carlos Ulberg Betting Preview

Ulberg has been victorious in his last four battles. In his most recent win, he defeated Ihor Potieria by a first round TKO back at UFC on ABC 4 in May earlier this year.

He boasts an impressive record of eight victories, with six resulting in knockouts and two through decision. Notably, five of his triumphant moments occurred in the first round, showcasing his quick finishes, while his lone loss was due to a decision.

"Black Jag" has exhibited remarkable precision with a 62 percent strike accuracy and a perfect 100 percent takedown success rate in two attempts. His offensive prowess is evident, delivering significant strikes at a rate of 8.13 per minute while absorbing only 3.45 in return. Maintaining this ratio could prove pivotal to his success.

In terms of defense, he has shown resilience, successfully defending against significant strikes 53 percent of the time and thwarting all takedown attempts thus far. Additionally, he has demonstrated a solid attempt at ground action, averaging 0.92 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Da Woon Jung Betting Preview

Jung is aiming to get back on the winning path after losing his last two fights. His most recent defeat was a unanimous decision against Devin Clark back at UFC Fight Night 218 in February earlier this year.

His resume showcases his 15 wins with 11 knockouts, two submissions, and two decisions. Six of his wins have resulted in opening round finishes and half of his four losses have come by decision.

“Sseda” has landed strikes with an accuracy at 43 percent and landed takedowns at 50 percent. He averages 3.39 significant strikes and takes on 3.53 each minute. This is not going to cut it against an aggressive striking opponent.

Jung defends against significant strikes at 53 percent and against takedowns at 80 percent. He also averages quality attempts on the ground, with 2.10 takedowns and 0.23 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

According to the latest odds presented by MyBookie, Carlos Ulbert stands as a promising frontrunner for victory in this bout. You might want to contemplate including Ulbert in a parlay to enhance his odds alongside other matchups in the evening.

  • Da Woon Jung: +225

  • Carlos Ulberg: -278

Jung has struggled lately and all the pressure will be on him. Ulbert has been deadly at striking lately and will likely come out ahead.

Final Pick: Take Carlos Ulberg to Win at -278