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UFC 219 Betting: Wright vs Pauga Best Picks, Preview and Predictions (Saturday, February 18th, 2023)

UFC 219: Jordan Wright vs Zac Pauga

The UFC 219 is packed with a list of battles as top fighters square off in their respective divisions. One of those important fight cards is going to be between Jordan Wright and Zac Pauga. This is going to be the co-main event between two top fighters. The main event will take place between Jessica Andrade and Erin Blanchfield. The online UFC predictions are updated with the latest information on this fight. Both fighters will exchange fists in the Light Heavyweight Division battle. Wright is the most experienced fighter in this bout.

UFC 219: Jordan Wright vs Zac Pauga Betting Information

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Location: RAC Arena, Perth, Australia
TV Coverage: ESPN+

UFC 219: Jordan Wright vs Zac Pauga Odds

Fighter ML
Jordan Wright +230
Zac Pauga -270
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Jordan Wright

Jordan Wright has been picking up pace in the UFC as he holds a 12-4-0 record with one NC. Wright defeated Jamie Pickett back in 2021 in a first-round knockout. However, he has dipped in his performance ever since. The 31-year-old fighter has a lot of room for improvement, especially after he submitted against Marc-Andre Barriault and Dusko Todorovic back in October. Moving to the Middleweight Division was one of the best options for Wright. The talented fighter is averaging 5.67 significant strikes per minute with a decent accuracy of 74.81 percent. When it comes to takedowns, he is closing in with an average of 3.60.

Zac Pauga

Zac Pauga is pretty new under the UFC banner and he is holding a 6-1-0 record. Pauga has been a decent fighter but he has a long way to go to build his career. It’s not going to be an easy battle for Pauga against Wright. Pauga is averaging 5.71 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 64.71 percent. Pauga will also have a slight 2-inch height disadvantage in this fight. When it comes to reaching, Pauga will have a one-inch slight disadvantage. Pauga will also need to move fast against Wright and try to escape crucial blows.

Jordan Wright vs Zac Pauga Betting Numbers

Wright Pauga
Record 12-4-0 (1 NC) 6-1-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 2″ 6′ 2″
Weight 205 lbs. 205 lbs.
Reach 77″ 76″
Win by KO/TKO 58% 20%
Submissions 42% 0%
Decisions 0% 80%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 5.67 5.71
Striking Accuracy 65% 64%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 7.54 2.14
Striking Defense 32% 70%
Takedown Average 3.60 0.00
Takedown Accuracy 50% 0%
Takedown Defense 100% 100%
Submission Average 0.7 0.0

Wright vs Pauga Summary

Jordan Wright is one of those fighters that opened as the favorite in this battle. The UFC picks tonight favor Wright to win this bout against Pauga. Wright has fought against more fighters and he has the experience on his side to win. Wright has a good chance of winning via submission or decision.


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