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Roque Martinez

Heavyweight Division

15-8-2 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

4

Wins by Decision

Roque Martinez

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Roque Martinez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Tamuning, United States
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
36
Height
70.00
Weight
249.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 12, 2020
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • 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 History

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

 

Q&A

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