Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
Wins by Decision
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2007
- Eight wins by KO, three by submission (Scarf hold, kimura, heel hook)
- Seven first round finishes
- Has won three of his last seven
- Owns wins over Jerome Le Banner and Da-un Jung
- Lost 2018 bout to Mirko Cro Cop
UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Martinez lost a three round split decision to Josh Parisian
UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Martinez lost a three round unanimous decision to Don’Tale Mayes
UFC Fight Night (9/12/20) Martinez was submitted by Alexandr Romanov via arm triangle choke at 4:22 of the second round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2005 just to give MMA a try, but I never thought I would stick to it, and here I am 15 years later still competing.
What ranks and titles have you held? PXC Heavyweight champion, DEEP Japan Heavyweight champion
Do you have any heroes? My mom
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means so much to be able to compete on the biggest stage of the sport. It’s a true honor.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college for two years but never completed my degree.
What was your job before you started fighting? I still work full-time at an insurance company, doing home insurance values.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ brown belt.
Favorite grappling technique: Head and arm choke
Favorite Striking technique: Hands and elbows