Julian Marquez

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Julian Marquez

Julian Marquez

Julian Marquez- Biography

Julian Marquez, commonly known as The Cuban Missile Crisis, is a professional martial artist from the United States. He was a member of the Syndicate MMA team from 2014 to 2020, then after 2020, he joined Glory MMA. He has competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and has won Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night against Darren Stewart and Maki Polo, respectively. On Instagram, he has 41.9 thousand followers, while on Twitter, he has 11 thousand followers.

What is the Net Worth of Julian Marquez? Salary, Earnings

Julian has made a lot of money in his martial arts career via winning contests. He is paid $62,000 for each of his UFC fights. He also makes a lot of money through his podcast, sponsors, and appearances at events. His net worth, according to sources, is estimated to be approximately $500,000.

Julian Marquez- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Julian was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States of America, on May 8, 1990. Fernando Marquez is his father’s name, and Shannon Marquez is his mother’s. Antonio Miguel Marquez, his older brother, is also a musician. He began playing baseball at the age of ten, and after two years, he began practicing for basketball games. There is no information regarding his educational background available. He must have gone to school and possibly dropped out to concentrate on his Martial Arts career and receive professional training for his matches.

Quick Facts

Real NameJulian Marquez
Birth Date15 September 1991
Age30 Years
Birth PlaceKansas City, Missouri, U.S.
ProfessionMartial Artist
Sun signTaurus
Heightin feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimetres – 188 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 84 kg  –  in Pounds –  185 lbs
Chest Size42 inches
Waist Size40 inches
Biceps Size18 inches
Shoe Size12 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Body TypeAthletic

Julian Marquez – Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

Julian is now without a partner. He prefers to keep his business and personal lives apart from the press. His followers have also noticed him wearing a ring on his right hand, leading some to believe he is engaged. Lately, he refuted all of the allegations and stated that he is currently committed to his matches. He asked “Miley Cyrus” to be his Valentine’s during his mic time after his UFC 258 battle. Miley responded after a few hours by demanding that he only kiss her if he shaved her initials into his chest hair. Later, he replied that she should have a “Cuban Missile Crisis” henna tattoo on her stomach. Some members of the public chastised them for talking about it.

Julian Marquez- Professional Career

He began his martial arts career in 2014, and in just 53 seconds, he defeated his opponent Charles Rooks in his first battle. His first professional match was against BFC, which he won 3-0. He was defeated at Bellator 150 on February 26, 2016. Between then and now, he won at KFC Alliance 14 against Jesse Jones on April 25, 2015, and went on to compete in additional tournaments such as Combate Americas: Road to the Championship against Idrees Wasi and Combate Americas: Empire Rising against Matt Hamil. In 2017, he defeated Cameron Olson in LFA 12, Phil Hawes in Dana White’s Contender Series 4, and Darren Stewart in UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos.

Julian Marquez was defeated 7-2 by Alessio Di Chirico at The Ultimate Fighter Undefeated Finale the following year on July 6, 2018. He launched his YouTube channel on January 7, 2017, where he posts footage of himself practicing and battling. Julian Marquez sustained a fully torn latissimus dorsi after the bout, which necessitated two operations and took him two years to recover from. He was set to fight Saparbek Safarov at UFC Fight Night 175 on August 29, 2020, but the fight was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Safarov had to withdraw due to a weight-cut difficulty. As a result, the match was eventually called off.

He defeated Maki Pitolo at UFC 258 on February 13, 2021, using an anaconda choke technique. His match dates have not yet been revealed, but he will be appearing in a number of them. He’s been training for future matches during his confinement. He also returned to his hometown to re-energize. Following the matches, he will participate in a number of interviews.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Julian Marquez stands 6 ft 2 inches tall and weighs 84 kg. Furthermore, he has Black hair and Brown eyes.


  • His father, Fidel Castro, inspired the Cuban Missile Crisis, hence he is also known as The Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • In the year 2014, his mother passed away.
  • He has a podcast called Beauty and the Beast, which he co-hosts with actress Kendra Lust.
  • Due to his injury, he had to take a two-year sabbatical from competing.
  • He spent time in Alabama during the coronavirus pandemic, preparing for the matches.
  • His father was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, and immigrated to the United States with his grandparents in 1970.
  • He’s won two battles via submission and six via knockout.

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