UFC 273 Two Title Fights Early Odds & Predictions

  • Alex Volkanovski defends the featherweight title
  • The Korean Zombie gets his second crack at featherweight gold
  • Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan fight to unify the bantamweight titles

Alexander Volkanovski vs Chan Sung Jung Odds

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Fighter Odds
(C) Alexander Volkanovski -435
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Chan Sung Jung +330
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UFC 273

(C) Alexander Volkanovski vs. Chan Sung Jung – Featherweight championship

Alexander Volkanovski TALE OF THE TAPE Chan Sung Jung
33 AGE 34
5 ft. 6 in. HEIGHT 5 ft. 9 in.
71 in. REACH 72 in.
23-1 RECORD 17-6

Champion Alexander Volkanovski will defend his featherweight championship for the third time since winning it at UFC 245 in 2019.

He defeated Max Holloway to win the strap and defeated him once again in an immediate rematch. Most recently Volkanovski defeated Brian Ortega via unanimous decision at UFC 266 last September in what was deemed the fight of the night.

He was expected to face Max Holloway once again but Holloway had to withdraw due to injury. Thus, in stepped Chan Sung Jung.

Jung, lovingly referred to as the Korean Zombie, is coming off of an impressive unanimous decision win over Dan Ige last June. This will mark his second shot at the featherweight title after fighting for the belt against Jose Aldo back in 2013. He was defeated via TKO.

Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan Odds

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(C) Aljamain Sterling +260
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(IC) Petr Yan -335
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(C) Aljamain Sterling vs. (IC) Petr Yan – Bantamweight championship

Aljamain Sterling TALE OF THE TAPE Petr Yan
32 AGE 28
5 ft. 7 in. HEIGHT 5 ft. 7 in.
71 in. REACH 67 in.
20-3 RECORD 16-2

After defeating Jose Aldo for the vacant bantamweight title in July 2020, Petr Yan made his first title defense against Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 last March.

In what would be a first in UFC history, Yan lost his title due to a disqualification in which he threw an illegal knee in the fourth round. Ever since, fans have been clamoring for the rematch.

Sterling has yet to fight since claiming the title, having to recover from injuries and surgery. During that time, Yan defeated Cory Sandhagen, claiming the interim UFC bantamweight title in the process.

Now the rematch has been set – a little over one-year since their first encounter.

How to Watch UFC 273

UFC 273 Information
Event UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie
Location VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
Time Saturday, April 9, 10PM EST
How to watch PPV, UFC Fight Pass, ESPN+

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