Danilo Marques
Marques
Brazil flag
Jun 16 2023
Friday

Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Marcelo Nunes
Nunes
United States flag
14-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
9-2-0

The tape

38
Age
35
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDSUBSUBKOKO
Form
KOSUBSUBSUBKO
14
Wins
9
4
By KO
2
29
KO%
22
7
By SUB
7
50
SUB%
78
4
Loses
2
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
N/A
18
Bouts
11
31
Rounds
14
1 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
36 minutes, 52 seconds

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Danilo Marques vs Marcelo Nunes report

Who won Marques vs Nunes?

Marcelo Nunes beat Danilo Marques by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of PFL 5, on Friday 16th June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Marques vs Nunes stats

Danilo Marques stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Marcelo Nunes made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Marcelo Nunes marked his 5th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Danilo Marques' PFL record stood at 3-1-0, while Marcelo Nunes' came in at 4-1-0.

The stats suggested Marques had a slight advantage in power over Nunes, with a 29% knock out percentage over Nunes' 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nunes had a large advantage over Marques, boasting a 78% submission rate over Marques' 50%.

Danilo Marques was the older man by 3 years, at 38 years old.

Marques had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nunes. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Marques was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 10 years and 1 month later than Nunes, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 35 to Nunes' 16.

Marques vs Nunes form

Danilo Marques had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Yorgan De Castro at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Ras Hylton at PFL Challenger Series 2023 – Week 3 on 10th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Universal Studios, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jailton Almeida at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Kennedy Nzechukwu at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Mike Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Marques' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Nunes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Marques vs Nunes?

Danilo Marques was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Marcelo Nunes made his way into the ring at 9/5 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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