Youssef Zalal
Zalal
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Mar 23 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Billy Quarantillo
Quarantillo
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13-5-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
18-5-0

The tape

27
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

SUBKOKOMDSD
Form
UDKOKOUDKO
13
Wins
18
4
By KO
8
31
KO%
44
6
By SUB
5
46
SUB%
28
5
Loses
5
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2013
19
Bouts
23
44
Rounds
53
3 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 46 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Youssef Zalal vs Billy Quarantillo report

Who won Zalal vs Quarantillo?

Youssef Zalal beat Billy Quarantillo by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 23rd March 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Youssef Zalal.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Zalal vs Quarantillo stats

Youssef Zalal stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Billy Quarantillo made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Youssef Zalal's UFC record stood at 4-3-1, while Billy Quarantillo's came in at 6-4-0.

The stats suggested Quarantillo had an advantage in power over Zalal, with a 44% knock out percentage over Zalal's 31%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Zalal had an advantage over Quarantillo, with a 46% submission rate over Quarantillo's 28%.

Youssef Zalal was the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.

Zalal had 5-inch reach advantage.

Zalal was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 years and 6 months later than Quarantillo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 46 to Quarantillo's 55.

Zalal vs Quarantillo form

Youssef Zalal had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Da’Mon Blackshear at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sean Woodson at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ilia Topuria at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had won against Jaime Hernandez at LFA 79 on 22nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at 1STBANK Center, Broomfield, United States.

He had been defeated by Matt Jones at LFA 65 on 3rd May 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Dobson Arena, Vail.

Quarantillo had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexander Hernandez at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Shane Burgos at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He was victorious against Gabriel Benitez at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Billy Quarantillo had been fighting more than Youssef Zalal.

Going to this contest, Youssef Zalal had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 5 days ago, while Billy Quarantillo's last outing had been 8 months and 13 days ago.

Zalal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Quarantillo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Zalal vs Quarantillo?

Youssef Zalal was a 7/10 (-150) favourite going into the contest, while Billy Quarantillo made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+130) with oddsmakers.

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