Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida UFC fight info, date and time

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47: Hermansson vs. Strickland at 9:30pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022 in a 205lbs matchup.

Jailton Almeida is the odds on favorite in this Light Heavyweight matchup against Danilo Marques.

Coming off a submission victory on Dana White’s Contender Series, Almeida will be looking to maintain his 100% finishing rate.

Danilo Marques is 2-1 in the UFC, losing his last fight to Kennedy Nzechukwu by third-round KO. 

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida betting odds

Jailton Almeida opened as a -355 betting favorite. Placing a bet on Almeida means you would need to bet $355 in order to win $100.

Danilo Marques is a +295 underdog. If you bet $100 on Marques then you would win $295.

Fight information

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida was announced on September 17th, 2021 and originally scheduled on the undercard of UFC Vegas 42: Holloway vs Rodriguez. 

However, the bout was rescheduled for UFC Vegas 47: Hermansson vs Strickland.

Danilo Marques

Danilo Marques began his UFC career with two wins against Khadis Ibragimov and Mike Rodriguez.

In his third UFC bout against Nzechukwu, Marques faded as the fight went on before being finished in the third. 

Jailton Almeida

Jailton Almeida earned his UFC contract with a dominant victory on Dana White’s Contender series. The Brazilian won by second-round submission, sinking in a rear-naked choke.

Almeida has an indomitable top game which he likens to UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov. He has 14 professional wins, finishing every single opponent (9 submissions, 5 knockouts). 

How they match up

Marques stands at a considerable 6”6 tall, while Almeida will be the shorter man at 6”3. However, Almeida will have a slight reach advantage of 1.5 inches.

Both men have an impressive finishing rate. Almeida has stopped every single opponent, while Marques has an 82% finish rate.

Almeida is on a nine-fight winning streak.

Reasons to watch

Jailton Almeida is considered a force to be reckoned with in Brazil and showcased his dominance on DWCS. His suffocating top game will pose huge problems for any Light Heavyweight.

Marques is himself a seasoned grappler who may have what it takes to avoid a shutout on the ground. With his long frame, Marques’ submission game from the bottom could lead to a big upset. 

The stakes

This will be Jailton Almeida’s UFC debut, so he will be looking to prove what can offer to the promotion.

Marques suffered a setback in his last fight and will want to make amends after an impressive opening two fights to his UFC career.

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida predictions

Predictions for Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida heavily favor Almeida. The betting odds have him as a -355 favorite.

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida picks

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Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida betting odds

Jailton Almeida opened as a -355 betting favorite. Placing a bet on Almeida means you would need to bet $355 in order to win $100.

Danilo Marques is a +295 underdog. If you bet $100 on Marques then you would win $295.

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Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida tale of the tape

  • Significant 4 year age difference: Almeida is the younger fighter at 30 years old.
  • Almeida has a slight 2 inch reach advantage.
  • Almeida has 2 more professional MMA fights than Marques.
Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida
34 Age 30
14 Fights 16
11 Wins 14
3 Losses 2
4 KO’s 5
5 Subs 9
6′ 6 Height (in) 6′ 3
77.5 Reach (in) 79
 

Jailton “Malhadinho” Almeida fighter profile and recent form

Jailton Almeida is a 30 year old male fighter from Brazil with 14 pro wins and 2 losses. See Jailton Almeida’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Jailton Almeida

Jailton Almeida has a 100% finish rate, including 5 by knockout, 9 by submission.

Jailton Almeida is currently riding a 9 fight win streak.

Betting Odds

Think the favorite Jailton Almeida gets win?

-355

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
 

Win

13-2-0 Nasrudin Nasrudinov
SUB
R2 1:49
Contender Series 2021 2021-09-14 Light Heavyweight DWCS
 

Win

12-2-0 Edvaldo de Oliveira
SUB
R1 3:59
Thunder Fight 24 2021-02-21 Light Heavyweight TF
 

Win

11-2-0 Ildemar Alcântara
SUB
R1 4:49
Thunder Fight 23 2020-10-11 Light Heavyweight TF
 

Win

10-2-0 Leonardo Vasconcelos
KO/TKO
R1 1:58
Future FC 11 2020-01-17 Light Heavyweight FFC
 

Win

9-2-0 Ednaldo Oliveira
SUB
R2 1:51
Fight On 6 2019-07-13 Light Heavyweight FON

Danilo Marques fighter profile and recent form

Danilo Marques is a 34 year old male fighter from Brazil with 11 pro wins and 3 losses. See Danilo Marques’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Danilo Marques

Danilo Marques has a 82% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 5 by submission, 2 by decision.

Danilo Marques is looking to get back to winning ways after a loss at the hands of Gabriel Checco at Submission Underground 26.

Betting Odds

Think Danilo Marques gets the upset win?

+295

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
 

Loss

11-2-0 Kennedy Nzechukwu
KO/TKO
R3 0:20
UFC Fight Night 2021-06-26 Light Heavyweight UFC
 

Win

10-2-0 Mike Rodriguez
SUB
R2 4:52
UFC Fight Night 2021-02-06 Light Heavyweight UFC
 

Win

9-2-0 Khadis Ibragimov
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 253 2020-09-26 Light Heavyweight UFC
 

Win

8-2-0 Cleiton Caetano
DEC
R3 5:00
Gladiator CF 33 2018-02-18 Middleweight GCF
 

Win

7-2-0 Marck Polimeno
SUB
R1
Gladiator CF 31 2017-07-08 220 lbs GCF

Danilo Marques vs Jailton Almeida is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47 – Hermansson vs. Strickland. The fight is expected to start at around 9:30pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022.

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Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.

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