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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: Andre Muniz vs. Jun Yong Park

December 9, 2023

Get ready for an intense middleweight showdown at UFC Fight Night 233's main card opener, scheduled for Saturday, December 9 in Las Vegas. Witness the clash between Andre Muniz and Jun Yong Park, where Park holds a slight moneyline edge as the favorite at -170.

Andre Muniz Betting Preview

Muniz has lost his last two fights and is needing to find consistency soon. In his previous defeat, he suffered a TKO against Paul Craig in the second round back at UFC Fight Night 224 in July of this year.

Out of 23 wins, four have come by knockout, 15 by submission, and four by decision. 15 of these wins have resulted in first round finishes. In addition, five out of six losses have been by knockout, which could be a problem here.

“Sergipano” has a striking accuracy at 50 percent and a takedown accuracy at 40 percent. He has a solid significant strike ratio but lacks the volume, as he delivers 2.17 significant strikes and takes on 2.03 per minute of action.

His defenses are lacking, as he puts up a 54 percent success against significant strikes, but 36 percent against takedowns. He also compiles 2.97 takedowns and 1.49 submissions per every 15 minutes of action.

Jun Yong Park Betting Preview

Park has been successfully able to win his last four fights heading into this event. His previous successful encounter was a second round read-naked choke submission over Albert Duraev back at UFC on ESPN 49 in July of this year.

He has accumulated 17 wins that show five knockouts, six submissions, and six decisions. In five of these wins, he has ended the battle in the first round. Out of five losses, he has two each by submission and decision.

“The Iron Turtle” is consistent with landing strikes at 51 percent, as well as takedowns at 50 percent. He has a healthy significant strike ratio at 4.94 significant strikes landed and 3.66 absorbed.

Park defends solidly against significant strikes at 54 percent and against takedowns at 70 percent. He also throws in 2.10 takedowns and 1.20 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie shows off their latest odds for this fight, revealing Jun Yong Park as the favorite to succeed. This should be an interesting fight since they both stack up well on paper.

  • Andre Muniz: +145

  • Jun Yong Park: -170

Park has the advantage due to striking success, balanced resume, and food defenses. Look for him to also potentially end it early.

Spooky Express Pick: Jun Yong Park -170