Billy Quarantillo

USA

September bout set
FeatherweightUFC
August 6, 2020
Quarantillo will take on Kyle Nelson at the UFC event on September 12, MMA DNA reports.
ANALYSIS
Quarantillo will be making his first appearance in the Octagon since late May when he defeated Spike Carlyle via unanimous decision. Quarantillo has recovered from COVID-19 in mid-June and appears set to move his UFC record to 3-0.
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Positive COVID-19 test
FeatherweightUFC
June 18, 2020
Quarantillo has tested positive for COVID-19, his teammate Matt Frevola disclosed via his personal Instagram account.
ANALYSIS
Quarantillo was set to corner Frevola in his matchup against Frank Camacho on Saturday, but his positive test result appears to have placed this bout in significant jeopardy. Health-wise, Frevola claims Quarantillo is asymptomatic and appears 100 percent healthy. However, Frevola also acknowledged a general lack of understanding of the COVID-19 incubation period in his post, which seems to be part of the reason the UFC is uncomfortable taking on this potential liability. A similar situation happened a few weeks back when an individual set to corner Ian Heinisch tested positive, but it was later deemed a false positive and Heinish was allowed to compete. There's been no indication yet this will be the case with Frevola on Saturday. As for Quarantillo, he last competed May 30 in Las Vegas in the UFC's return to Nevada. It's unclear at exactly what point he was exposed to the virus.
Gets minimum medical suspension
FeatherweightUFC
June 1, 2020
Quarantillo was hit with the minimum medical suspension after his fight last Saturday in Las Vegas, MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Quarantillo beat Spike Carlyle by unanimous decision, but still will not be able to fight again until June 30 and cannot have contact until June 21.
Gets benefit of doubt from judges
FeatherweightUFC
May 30, 2020
Quarantillo defeated Spike Carlyle via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.
ANALYSIS
Quarantillo appeared to get away with one here. He started very slowly over the course of the first seven or eight minutes. Carlyle came out like a house of fire and Billy quickly found himself on the retreat. He survived the onslaught before turning the momentum in the later stages of Round 2. Quarantillo went on to dominate Round 3, but it still didn't appear to be enough. Thankfully for Billy Q, the judge's disagreed. Carlyle clearly won Round 1 while Quarantillo took the third frame, so the fight came down to Round 2. Billy has now won seven fights in a row, including his first two UFC bouts. He hasn't lost since April 2016.
Added to May 30 card
FeatherweightUFC
May 21, 2020
Quarantillo will take on Spike Carlyle in a catchweight bout of 150 pounds on May 30 in Las Vegas, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA reports.
ANALYSIS
With fights coming together on short notice, catchweight bouts such as this may be more common in the short term. Quarantillo had been scheduled to face Gavin Tucker at UFC Lincoln, but that event was ultimately scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both Quarantillo and Carlyle have one fight under the UFC banner, and both have resulted in victories. Quarantillo was dominant in his December debut, outlanding Jacob Kilburn 74 to 3 before submitting him in the second round. Carlyle stopped Aalon Cruz in the first round via strikes in his February debut. Quarantillo has a two-inch eight advantage, while Carlyle has a slight edge in terms of reach.
Facing Gavin Tucker in April
FeatherweightUFC
March 4, 2020
Quarantillo is set to fight Gavin Tucker in a featherweight bout at UFC Lincoln on April 25, Nolan King of MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Quarantillo picked up a UFC contract from the Dana White Contender Series over the summer, and he delivered in his company debut by defeating Jacob Kilburn via submission (triangle choke) at Fight Night in December. Tucker beat Seungwoo Choi via submission (rear-naked choke) at UFC 240 in July, which was his UFC appearance in nearly two years.