Marc Diakiese
Diakiese
Jul 22 2023
Saturday

O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Joel Alvarez
Alvarez
Spain flag
16-6-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
19-2-0

The tape

31
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDSUBUD
Form
KOSUBSUBKOUD
16
Wins
19
6
By KO
3
38
KO%
16
1
By SUB
16
6
SUB%
84
6
Loses
2
0
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013
22
Bouts
21
51
Rounds
30
3 hours, 47 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 33 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Marc Diakiese vs Joel Alvarez report

Who won Diakiese vs Alvarez?

Joel Alvarez beat Marc Diakiese by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Diakiese vs Alvarez stats

Marc Diakiese stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Joel Alvarez made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 16 by submission.

The stats suggested Diakiese had a large advantage in power over Alvarez, boasting at 38% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 16%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Alvarez had a massive advantage over Diakiese, boosting at 84% submission rate over Diakiese's 6%.

Marc Diakiese was the same age as Joel Alvarez, at 31 years old.

Alvarez had a height advantage of 5 inches over Diakiese. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Diakiese was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 months earlier than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 56 to Alvarez's 34.

Diakiese vs Alvarez form

Marc Diakiese had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Damir Had ovi at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Slava Borshchev at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Rafael Alves at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

Diakiese's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Alvarez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Diakiese vs Alvarez?

Marc Diakiese was a 33/20 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Joel Alvarez made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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