Julian "The Cuban Missile Crisis" Marquez
StatsFighting style: MMA
Height: 6' 2"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Team: Glory MMA (2020-present)
Nationality: Kansas City, United States
Out of: Kansas City, Missouri
AccoladesWins by KO: 6
Wins by submission: 2
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 211
Significant Strikes Landed: 79
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 4
Julian Marquez is an American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) middleweight division. Born on August 28, 1987 in Denver, Colorado, he grew up playing football and basketball before eventually getting involved with martial arts. He started training Jiu Jitsu at the age of 18 and transitioned to MMA shortly after.
Marquez began his professional MMA career in 2014 fighting out of Jackson-Winkeljohn Academy alongside world champions such as Jon Jones and Holly Holm. Since then he has gone on to become one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC today. He has earned a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw over 11 professional fights – developing a reputation for putting on exciting performances as well as having a knack for finishing his opponents early with knockouts or submissions. In January 2021 Marquez made his UFC debut winning via TKO against Maki Pitolo at UFC Fight Night 183 earning him Performance Of The Night honors from Dana White and Joe Rogan alike which further solidified him as one to watch out for within the organization moving forward.
Outside of being an accomplished fighter Julian also runs a podcast called “The Latin Project” which focuses on celebrating Latin culture in mixed martial arts through interviews with various organizations both inside & outside of combat sports including WBC Muay Thai World Champion Zoila Frausto & former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas who have both appeared recently on show guests list alongside other notable personalities from various backgrounds within their community including music artist Kiko Villamizar , chef Mario Delgado & entrepreneur Christian Covarrubias .
Away from any media spotlight when not training or competing Marquez spends time with his wife Kristina whom he married back 2017 . Outside sparring partners Julian maintains close friendships with several other established athletes within different sports circles around the country while also taking part in charitable efforts such as running food drives during Thanksgiving season to feed families across America whose lives have been affected by COVID-19 crisis this past year 2020 .
Julian Marquez is quickly rising among fan favorite contenders within UFCs roster since making debut last year – building fans base around infectious personality , passion & dedication towards sport combined effortless skill set showcasing some finest talents there are offer when it comes down compete highest levels combat sport worldwide !
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 4:12
Sat. Mar 04, 2023
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 3:18
Sat. Jun 18, 2022
by Submission in Round 2
Sat. Apr 10, 2021
by Submission in Round 3
Sat. Feb 13, 2021