Sam Alvey vs. Julian Marquez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ABC 2: Till vs. Vettori is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Sam “Smile’N” Alvey will take on Julian “The Cuban Missile Crisis” Marquez in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ABC 2 card.

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

The 34-year-old, Sam Alvey is coming in with a 33-14-1 (1 NC) record. Alvey will be fighting for the first time since a draw via split decision against Da-Un Jung at UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje in October.

Marquez, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win against Maki Pitolo on October 24, 2020 at UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns and holds a 8-2-0 record.

Sam Alveyvs.Julian Marquez
34
Age
30
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 2″
205 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
75″
Reach
72″
33-14-1 (1 NC)
Record
8-2-0
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox

Sam Alvey has an southpaw fighting stance with a 75″ reach. The 30-year-old, Julian Marquez is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ 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.

Sam Alvey:
→ Alvey’s striking accuracy is 44%.
→ Alvey lands 3.17 significant strikes per minute.
→ Alvey’s takedown accuracy is 16%.
→ Alvey’s takedown average is 0.08 per 15 minutes.
→ Alvey’s takedown defense is 82%.

Alvey comes in with 44% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.17 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Marquez fires at 40% accuracy, landing about 3.50 significant strikes per minute. Sam Alvey also has a 16% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.08 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Marquez’s 0.00 takedowns and 53% takedown accuracy.

Julian Marquez:
→ Marquez’s striking accuracy is 40%.
→ Marquez lands 3.50 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%.

Julian spent on average 11:05 minutes in the Octagon and Sam has an average fight time of 9:59 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ABC 2 is live in , who do you think will win, Sam or Julian? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ABC 2: Till vs. Vettori
Date
April 10, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Sam Alvey vs. Julian Marquez

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