Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Marquez vs Pitolo?
Julian Marquez beat Maki Pitolo by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC 258, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Marquez vs Pitolo stats
Julian Marquez stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Maki Pitolo made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Marquez had a massive power advantage over Pitolo, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Pitolo's 54%.
Julian Marquez was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Marquez had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pitolo. Despite this, Pitolo had 2-inch reach advantage.
Marquez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 3 months later than Pitolo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 22 to Pitolo's 43.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maki Pitolo had been fighting more than Julian Marquez.
Going to this contest, Julian Marquez had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 20 days ago, while Maki Pitolo's last outing had been 1 year, 10 months and 18 days ago.