Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Marques vs Hylton?
Danilo Marques beat Ras Hylton by submission in the 2nd round during the main event of PFL Challenger Series 2023 – Week 3, on Friday 10th February 2023 at Universal Studios in Orlando.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Marques vs Hylton stats
Danilo Marques stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Ras Hylton made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hylton had a massive power advantage over Marques, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Marques' 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Marques had a massive advantage over Hylton, boasting at 50% submission rate over Hylton's 0%.
Danilo Marques was the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Hylton had 5-inch reach advantage.
Marques was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Hylton, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 35 to Hylton's 26.
Marques' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Marques vs Hylton?
Danilo Marques was a 2/11 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Ras Hylton made his way into the ring at 15/4 (+380) with oddsmakers.