UFC on ESPN+ 12 Betting Preview: Renato Moicano vs. The Korean Zombie

Jun 22, 2019 07:45 PM EDT
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Chan Sung Jung (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Toyota Center.

  • In the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 12, featherweights Renato Moicano (-200) and "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung (+165) are each looking to get back in the win column.
  • Both men are considered action fighters, but the striking statistics clearly favor one man.

UFC on ESPN+ 12 betting odds: Renato Moicano vs. Chan Sung Jung

  • Renato Moicano betting odds: -200
  • “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung:  +165
  • Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Channel: ESPN+

When the UFC touches down at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, it’ll be bringing with it a card lacking in name value, but filled with potential for memorable fights.

No. 5 meets No. 12 in the featherweight division, as Renato Moicano and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung will square off in the main event of the evening.

Moicano is coming off a loss to the legendary Jose Aldo. When the two Brazilians fought back in May, Aldo put Moicano away early in the second round with a vicious flurry of punches.

Jung is returning from a knockout loss of his own, though his was much more heartbreaking. In a fight Jung was literally a second away from winning via five-round decision, he rushed in against Yair Rodriguez and was knocked out cold with the most improbable elbow in UFC history.

With some rest under their respective belts, both men are hungry to get back to their winning ways.

Renato Moicano’s Path to Victory

After making his way through the Brazil’s Jungle Fight promotion as a slick submission artist, Moicano (13-2-1) made his UFC debut in December 2014.

Though his promotional debut was a submission victory, Moicano has established himself as an elite volume striker in his 5-2 run with the UFC. Among all featherweights in UFC history (minimum five UFC fights), Moicano is ranked:

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