UFC Vegas 29: Julian Erosa vs. Seung woo Choi Picks and Predictions
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Seung-woo Choi vs. Julian Erosa
UFC: Saturday, June 19th at 7:00 PM
The Line: -- Seung-woo Choi -135 / Julian Erosa +115 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Julian Erosa and Seung-woo Choi face off in a featherweight bout for the main card of UFC Vegas 29 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Julian Erosa comes into this fight with a 25-9 record overall and coming into this one he has won two fights in a row. Erosa’s last fight came against Nate Landwehr in February of 2021 and he was able to win that fight by a flying knee 56 seconds into the fight. Erosa is averaging 5.07 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 5.72 significant strikes per minute. Erosa is averaging 1.32 successful takedowns every 15 minutes and he is successful on 54 percent of his takedown attempts. Erosa also stops 58 percent of his opponent’s takedown attempts. In this fight, Erosa needs to use his power early, and make life tough on Choi.
On the other side of this fight is Seuong-woo Choi who sits with a 9-3 record overall and he has won two fights in a row. Choi’s last fight came against Youssef Zalal and he was able to win that fight by unanimous decision. Choi outstruck his opponent 41-23 and that was the difference as he came away with the victory. Choi is averaging 3.17 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 2.45 significant strikes per minute. Choi at times likes to get the fight to the ground, averaging 1.03 takedowns every 15 minutes. Choi is successful on 57 percent of his takedown attempts, and he stops 66 percent of his opponent’s takedown attempts.
Choi has found success, but Erosa is going to be the more busy fighter in this one and that will be the difference. Look for Erosa to wear down Choi, and his power is going to be the difference. Back Erosa to pull the upset.