May 04 2024
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
19-4-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 5:00pm EST / UK - Sat 10:00pm

31-8-0

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The tape

29
Age
37
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 3KO 2UD 3UD 3
Form
UD 3UD 5UD 3UD 3KO 5
19
Wins
31
9
By KO
17
47
KO%
55
2
By Sub
1
11
SUB%
3
4
Losses
8
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2004
23
Bouts
39
59
Rounds
105
4 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

13
UFC
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Bellator
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10
Tapology
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Jonathan Martinez vs Jose Aldo preview

When is Martinez vs Aldo?

Jonathan Martinez will take on Jose Aldo in the co-main event of UFC 301, on Saturday 4th May 2024 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Martinez vs Aldo stats

Jonathan Martinez steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Jose Aldo will make his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Jonathan Martinez's UFC record currently stands at 10-3-0, while Jose Aldo's comes in at 13-7-0.

The stats suggest Aldo has a slight advantage in power over Martinez, with a 55% knock out percentage over Martinez's 47%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Martinez will have a slight advantage over Aldo, with a 11% submission rate over Aldo's 3%.

Jonathan Martinez is the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.

Martinez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Aldo. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Martinez is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 years and 5 months later than Aldo, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 46 less professional rounds, 59 to Aldo's 105.

Martinez vs Aldo form

Martinez has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Adrian Yanez at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Said Nurmagomedov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Vince Morales at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Alejandro Perez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Jose Aldo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Rob Font at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he was victorious against Marlon Vera at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jonathan Martinez has been fighting more than Jose Aldo.

Jonathan Martinez last fought 6 months and 4 days ago, while Jose Aldo's last outing was 1 year, 7 months and 29 days ago.

Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Aldo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Martinez vs Aldo?

Jonathan Martinez is currently 10/13 (-130) to win the clash outright, while you can get 1/1 (+100) on Jose Aldo if you fancy the slight upset.

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