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Marlon Vera Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 21-7-1

Vera was born into a middle-class family in Chone, Ecuador. He has an older sister and brother. Causing ruckus and getting into street fights throughout his youth, Vera started training Brazilian jiu-jitsu in his newly-adopted hometown of Guayaquil at the age of 16.

Last Fight: Dominick Cruz
Age: 30
Height 5'8"
Weight 136 lbs
Nick Name: "Chito"
Nationality: Ecuador
Association: Team Oyama
21 Wins
KO / TKO
9
42%
Submission
8
38%
Decisions
4
19%
7 Losses
KO / TKO
0
0%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
7
100%

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Residence Irvine, California, United States
Reach 70 in (179 cm)
Team Team Oyama (2016–2021) RVCA (2018–present)
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Marlon Vera next fight?
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Marlon Vera last fight?
Marlon Vera won his last fight against Dominick Cruz by KO (Head Kick) on Aug. 13, 2022 at UFC on ESPN 41 - Vera vs. Cruz.
Is Marlon Vera retired?
Marlon Vera last fought Dominick Cruz 3 months and 24 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Marlon Vera?
Marlon Vera has a 75% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 65% of his fights.
Out of the 20 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -218 favorite, and out of 13 favored matches, he has won 84% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 7 matches, with a win rate of 42% and an odds average of +158.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 20 of Marlon Vera betting fights, you would have made $403.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $881.
Where is Marlon Vera from?
Marlon Vera is from Chone, Ecuador.
Has Marlon Vera ever been knocked out?
Marlon Vera has never lost via KO/TKO. He has also never loss by way of submission.
How long has Marlon Vera been fighting?
Marlon Vera has been fighting for a period of 8 years 1 month 10 days, his first fight was on Jun. 03, 2014 at UFC - The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Season 1 Quarterfinals, Day 5. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 13 minutes and 46 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
win Dominick Cruz UFC on ESPN 41 - Vera vs. Cruz
Aug/13/2022
KO (Head Kick) Herb Dean 4 2:17
win Rob Font UFC on ESPN 35 - Font vs. Vera
Apr/30/2022
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 5 5:00
win Frankie Edgar UFC 268 - Usman vs. Covington 2
Nov/06/2021
KO (Front Kick) Todd Anderson 3 3:50
win Davey Grant UFC on ESPN 25 - Korean Zombie vs. Ige
Jun/19/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Mike Beltran 3 5:00
loss Jose Aldo UFC Fight Night 183 - Thompson vs. Neal
Dec/19/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Sean O'Malley UFC 252 - Miocic vs. Cormier 3
Aug/15/2020
TKO (Elbows and Punches) Herb Dean 1 4:40
loss Yadong Song UFC on ESPN 8 - Overeem vs. Harris
May/16/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Andre Ewell UFC Fight Night 161 - Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson
Oct/12/2019
TKO (Elbow and Punches) Andrew Glenn 3 3:17
win Nohelin Hernandez UFC 239 - Jones vs. Santos
Jul/06/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Chris Tognoni 2 3:25
win Frankie Saenz UFC Fight Night 148 - Thompson vs. Pettis
Mar/23/2019
TKO (Punches) Jimmy Neely 1 1:25
win Guido Cannetti UFC Fight Night 140 - Magny vs. Ponzinibbio
Nov/17/2018
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Eduardo Herdy 2 1:31
win Lijiburen Wu UFC 227 - Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2
Aug/04/2018
KO (Punch to the Body) Frank Trigg 2 4:53
loss Douglas Silva de Andrade UFC Fight Night 125 - Machida vs. Anders
Feb/03/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Camila Albuquerque 3 5:00
loss John Lineker UFC Fight Night 119 - Brunson vs. Machida
Oct/28/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Brian Kelleher UFC on Fox 25 - Weidman vs. Gastelum
Jul/22/2017
Submission (Armbar) Keith Peterson 1 2:18
win Brad Pickett UFC Fight Night 107 - Manuwa vs. Anderson
Mar/18/2017
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Grant Waterman 3 3:50
win Guangyou Ning UFC Fight Night 101 - Whittaker vs. Brunson
Nov/26/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Perceval 3 5:00
loss Davey Grant UFC Fight Night 84 - Silva vs. Bisping
Feb/27/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Marc Goddard 3 5:00
win Roman Salazar UFC Fight Night 73 - Teixeira vs. St. Preux
Aug/08/2015
Submission (Triangle Armbar) Josh Ward 2 2:15
loss Marco Beltran UFC 180 - Werdum vs. Hunt
Nov/15/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win D'Juan Owens Inka FC 24 - Inka Fighting Championship 24
Oct/23/2013
Submission (Heel Hook) 1 1:54
loss Bruno Leandro Soares Lobato Inka FC 23 - Pequeno vs. Owens
Aug/24/2013
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
draw Fabio Bispo Inka FC 22 - Reiter vs. De Lima
Jun/29/2013
Draw Ivan Iberico 3 5:00
win Luis Roberto Herrera FMP 16 - Mexican Fighters Promotions 16
May/25/2013
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Javier Ovalle 1 1:50
win Joel Iglesias 300 Sparta - MMA
Apr/24/2013
KO (Elbows) 1 4:04
win Javier Umana Munoz Panama Fight League - Ultimate Combat Challenge 13
Jan/18/2013
Submission (Triangle Choke) Milton Rosales 2 4:44
win Jack Guzman Samurai FC 7 - Peace and War
Feb/20/2012
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 0:00
win Cesar Moreno EMMA 2 - Extreme FC: Conflicto
Jun/18/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Galo Iturralde 3 5:00
win Enrique Briones UFC - The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Season 1 Quarterfinals, Day 5
Jun/03/2014
KO (Upkick) Chris Tognoni 2 2:33