Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Parisian vs Martinez?
Josh Parisian beat Roque Martinez by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 29, on Saturday 19th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Josh Parisian.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Parisian vs Martinez stats
Josh Parisian stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Roque Martinez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Parisian had a large advantage in power over Martinez, boasting at 77% knock out percentage over Martinez's 53%.
Josh Parisian was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Parisian had a height advantage of 6 inches over Martinez. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Parisian was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 year and 7 months later than Martinez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 36 to Martinez's 0.
Martinez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.