Marlon Moraes - Official UFC® Profile
Marlon
Moraes
19-5-1( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #7 Bantamweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 19-5-1
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: Magic
From: Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Toms River, New Jersey United States
Age: 29
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 67"
Leg Reach 37"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
281
32% Successful
89
Types of Successful Strikes
0
89
100% Standing
89
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
25% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
0
0
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Marlon Moraes
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega
Dec 9, 2017
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Win
Marlon Moraes
Nov 11, 2017
43
45
2
1
0
1
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Marlon Moraes
Jun 3, 2017
43
44
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up 7, training 8:30-11:30, BJJ/sparring/ boxing training 3:30-5:30, conditioning / wrestling / Muay Thai 

When and why did you start training for fighting? 1997. I had a friend that was doing kickboxing and she got me into it just for fun. Then it became serious. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt Muay Thai, brown belt BJJ. I won a couple national Muay Thai tournaments and was also the former WSOF bantamweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My mother.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream became true. Now I get to go out there and show the world that I'm where I belong. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I did, for business. But I ended up becoming an MMA fighter and living my dream. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I delivered food for a little bit, then worked for a manufacturer of small pieces for electronic connection. I also taught martial arts.

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Jab


• Pro since 2007

• Eight wins by KO, five by submission (3 RNC, keylock, undisclosed submission)

• Ten first round finishes

• Has won 14 of his last 15

• Owns wins over Miguel Angel Torres, Cason Beebe, Cody Bollinger

Career

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