Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodrigues – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ESPN 37: Kattar vs. Emmett is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Austin, Texas, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Julian “The Cuban Missile Crisis” Marquez will take on Gregory “Robocop” Rodrigues in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 37 card.

In this post, we will break down Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodrigues matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 33-year-old, Julian Marquez is coming in with a 9-2-0 record. Marquez will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Holland in April.

Rodrigues, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision loss against Armen Petrosyan on April 10, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Green and holds a 11-4-0 record.

Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodrigues
6′ 2″
6′ 3″
185 lbs.
185 lbs.

Julian Marquez has an orthodox fighting stance with a 72″ reach. The 31-year-old, Gregory Rodrigues is an orthodox fighter with a 75″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Julian Marquez:
→ Marquez’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Marquez lands 4.20 significant strikes per minute.
→ Marquez’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Marquez’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Marquez’s takedown defense is 53%.

Marquez comes in with 45% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.20 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Rodrigues fires at 53% accuracy, landing about 5.28 significant strikes per minute. Julian Marquez also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Rodrigues’s 2.59 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Gregory Rodrigues:
→ Rodrigues’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Rodrigues lands 5.28 significant strikes per minute.
→ Rodrigues’s takedown accuracy is 53%.
→ Rodrigues’s takedown average is 2.59 per 15 minutes.
→ Rodrigues’s takedown defense is 100%.

Gregory spent on average 10:08 minutes in the Octagon and Julian has an average fight time of 10:17 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 37 is live in , who do you think will win, Julian or Gregory? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 37: Kattar vs. Emmett
June 18, 2022
Austin, Texas, USA
Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodrigues

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