UFC 258: Maki Pitolo Odds Fighter Interview and Betting Profile

Maki Pitolo UFC Odds

UFC 258 Maki Pitolo Odds and Fighter Profile: Maki Pitolo is 2-3 in the UFC, with both of his victories coming by way of stoppage. Bettors who have backed Pitolo ‘Inside the Distance’ are up +1.65 units in his UFC career. On February 13th, Pitolo takes on Julian Marquez at UFC 258.

Maki Pitolo Interview

Odds.com’s James Lynch talks to Maki Pitolo (13-7) in the lead up to his UFC middleweight bout against the 7-2 Julian Marquez at UFC 258 on February, 13th.

Maki Pitolo: Tale of the Tape

UFC Fighter

Maki Pitolo

Professional Record 13-7
Age 30 years old
Height 5’10
Reach 73.5′
Wins by T/KO 7
Finish Rate 77%

Maki Pitolo Debuts:

Maki Pitolo made his professional MMA debut back in 2009 in the Hawaii regional scenes, moving around for a number of years among the ranks of middleweights in his region, before settling in Victory FC with a 6-2 reord in 2016. From Victory FC, Pitolo improved his record to 9-4, and debuted in Bellator in 2018 at Bellator 213.

Maki Pitolo UFC Record:

Maki Pitolo made his UFC appearance in 2019 at Dana White’s Contender Series, picking up the first round finish over Justin Sumter. Since then, Pitolo has a 2-3 record in the UFC, but has always delivered very entertaining fights.

UFC Betting Trends: Maki Pitolo

Maki Pitolo
(Since 2019 DWCS Debut)


Profit (Units)

Opp. by Decision 2-3 +5.8u
Opp. to Win Outright 3-2 +2.65u
Inside the Distance 2-3 +1.65u
Over 3-2 +1.32u
Fight Goes Distance 2-3 +1.1u
Fight Doesn’t Go Distance 3-2 +0.4u
To Win Outright 2-3 +0.03

The best way to back Maki Pitolo throughout his UFC career has been betting on him to win ‘Inside the Distance’. Pitolo has two finishes in the UFC, and $100 bettors who backed Pitolo on the ‘Inside the Distance’ prop in every one of his UFC bouts have gone 2-3 for +$165 profit.

UFC 258: Maki Pitolo vs Julian Marquez

UFC Prop Odds

Maki Pitolo

Julian Marquez

To Win Outright +164 -170
Inside the Distance +255 +145
by Decision +525 +250
Total Rounds Over 1.5 (-160) Under 1.5 (+135)
Fight Goes Distance Yes: +145 No: -185
Where/When UFC Apex, Las Vegas Sat, Feb 13th, 7:00 PM ET

If you’re going to bet this fight, the best way to back Maki Pitolo based on a value perspective is definitely by betting him to win ‘Inside the Distance’ at +255. The longer this fight goes, the longer it should favor Marquez, especially considering the fact that two of Pitolo’s three losses have all come by decision. If you’re going to bet the other side on this fight, the value is definitely on the ‘Marquez by Decision’ prop at +250. While Marquez is a dangerous finisher, Pitolo is extremely durable, which will make for a great fight. Keep an eye on the ‘Over 1.5 Rounds’ at -160, especially if it gets closer to -150.

UFC Betting Trends: Middleweight Division

Since 2020 Record Profit (Units)
Under 29-22 +8.38u
Favorite 35-16 +0.81u
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