Marlon Vera News
Aljamain Sterling weighs in on rumored Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera rematch: “Why are we making this a WWE sport?”
Susan Cox - September 27, 2023
Sean O’Malley has an opponent in mind if Marlon Vera rematch fails to come to fruition: "I don't know why everyone thinks I'm scared"
Harry Kettle - September 25, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Vera explains why it’s so easy to beat USADA: “You need like 20 grand”
Susan Cox - September 21, 2023
Jamahal Hill weighs in on Sean O’Malley’s decision to fight Marlon Vera over top contender Merab Dvalishvili: “It's unfortunate he does have that storyline with him”
Harry Kettle - September 8, 2023
Sean O'Malley claims he lost Marlon Vera fight "on purpose" to have the rematch be "my biggest fight"
Cole Shelton - September 6, 2023
UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley claims Marlon Vera is not actually a draw but admits he’s the biggest fight: “Just because of that controversial fight”
Josh Evanoff - September 5, 2023
UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley wants to clarify things ahead of a rematch with Marlon Vera. ‘Sugar’ is fresh off his championship win last month at UFC 292 over Aljamain Sterling. Scoring a first-round knockout win over ‘Funk Master’, Sean O’Malley quickly became one of the biggest stars in the sport. Following the victory, he made it clear that he needed to get revenge against Marlon Vera.
Marlon Vera explains how Aljamain Sterling “f**ked up” in title loss to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292
Susan Cox - September 1, 2023
Marlon Vera is explaining how Aljamain Sterling ‘f**ked up’ in his title loss to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292. It was on Saturday, August 19th at UFC 292 that bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling (23-4 MMA) took on Sean O’Malley (17-1 MMA) in the main even at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The outcome was a second-round TKO victory for the 28-year-old O’Malley, who in the process stripped ‘Funk Master’ of the crown, becoming the new champion.
Henry Cejudo claims UFC champion Sean O’Malley is “tailor made” for an opponent like Marlon Vera
Harry Kettle - September 1, 2023
UFC star Henry Cejudo believes that Sean O’Malley is going to struggle in a potential rematch against Marlon Vera. Earlier this month, Sean O’Malley defeated Aljamain Sterling to become the new UFC bantamweight champion. In doing so, he cemented his status as one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts – and combat sports as a whole. However, as is the nature of MMA, there are already plenty of people looking ahead to what’s next.
Marlon Vera insists fighting Sean O’Malley for UFC title makes sense: "There’s no way they’re not going to do it right now"
Fernando Quiles - August 27, 2023
Marlon Vera is convinced that the UFC will book him in a title fight against Sean O’Malley. O’Malley has just one loss in his pro MMA career thus far. That defeat came against “Chito” Vera back in 2020 via first-round TKO. Since that fight, O’Malley has gone 5-0, 1 NC. Of course, the most recent win resulted in Sean O’Malley capturing the UFC Bantamweight Championship from Aljamain Sterling.
Sean O'Malley says rematch with Marlon Vera is the "biggest fight" to make for first title defense: "I think it does big pay-per-views"
Chris Taylor - August 26, 2023
Merab Dvalishvili sounds off on the idea of Marlon Vera getting the first crack at newly crowned bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley: “He’s not even top 5”
Harry Kettle - August 24, 2023
Merab Dvalishvili has lashed out at the idea of Marlon Vera being the first man to challenge Sean O’Malley for the title. Last weekend, Sean O’Malley defeated Aljamain Sterling to capture the UFC bantamweight championship. In doing so, he put a target on his back – and many 135 pounders are ready to step up to the plate.
Henry Cejudo takes aim at “rapist look-alike” Marlon Vera for allowing “trans-Barbie” Sean O’Malley to talk trash
Harry Kettle - August 22, 2023
Henry Cejudo has taken a personal shot at Marlon Vera over Sean O’Malley in a tweet that has since been deleted. We all know that Henry Cejudo is a controversial individual. He’s a great fighter, but his ‘cringe’ persona has taken him to some pretty strange places when it comes to his trash talk. Following his loss to Aljamain Sterling earlier this year, some wondered whether or not he’d retire again – but instead, he opted to take a fight with Marlon Vera.
Marlon Vera responds to challenge from newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley: “See you soon”
Susan Cox - August 21, 2023
Marlon Vera is responding to the challenge he received from newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley. It was just this past weekend that saw Sean O’Malley (17-1 MMA) defeat and in the process de-thrown Aljamain Sterling (23-4 MMA) via TKO at 0:51 of round 2 in the bantamweight title fight at UFC 292.
UFC 292 Results: Marlon Vera defeats Pedro Munhoz (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - August 19, 2023
We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 292 results, including the bantamweight scrap between Marlon Vera and Pedro Munhoz. Vera (21-8-1 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this after having his four-fight win streak snapped by Cory Sandhagen in his most recent effort this past March. Prior to that setback, ‘Chito’ was coming off a fourth-round knockout victory over former division champion Dominick Cruz.
BJ Penn praises Marlon Vera ahead of UFC 292 fight with Pedro Munhoz: “He does have all the championship qualities”
Harry Kettle - August 15, 2023
Pedro Munhoz steps in for Henry Cejudo against Marlon Vera at UFC 292
Josh Evanoff - July 7, 2023
A battle between bantamweights Pedro Munhoz and Marlon Vera has been added to UFC 292. The card is slated for August and will be the promotion’s return trip to Boston. At the top of the card, Aljamain Sterling is expected to return for yet another title defense against Sean O’Malley. ‘The Funk Master’ was confronted in the octagon by ‘Sugar’ after his win over Henry Cejudo in May.
Marlon Vera responds to the news that Henry Cejudo has pulled out of slated UFC 292 fight
Cole Shelton - June 29, 2023
Marlon Vera had an interesting reaction to the news that Henry Cejudo is out of their slated UFC 292 fight. The UFC announced Cejudo would take on Vera in a pivotal bantamweight scrap on the same card Aljamain Sterling defends his belt against Sean O’Malley. However, on Thursday, Cejudo announced he is out of the fight due to a shoulder injury.
Henry Cejudo out of UFC 292 return against Marlon Vera due to injury
Josh Evanoff - June 29, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Henry Cejudo will have to wait to face Marlon Vera. ‘Triple C’ has been out of the cage since his clash with Aljamain Sterling last month in the main event of UFC 288. That bout ended a three-year hiatus for the former double champion. However, Henry Cejudo came up short, losing to ‘The Funk Master’ by split decision.
Sean O'Malley reveals the likely opponent for his first title defense
Cole Shelton - June 27, 2023
Sean O’Malley knows who he wants to fight in his first title defense. O’Malley is set to fight Aljamain Sterling for the bantamweight title in the main event of UFC 292 on August 19 in Boston. Although Sterling is the betting favorite and many think he will emerge victorious, O’Malley has been vocal that he will not only win but KO the champ.
Aljamain Sterling shares advice to Marlon Vera ahead of his UFC 292 fight with Henry Cejudo
Harry Kettle - June 27, 2023
Sean O’Malley shares prediction for Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Vera fight at UFC 292
Josh Evanoff - June 23, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley believes Henry Cejudo has the edge against Marlon Vera. Earlier this week, the bout was announced between ‘Triple C’ and ‘Chito’. The two will return at UFC 292 in Boston, in what has turned out to be a bantamweight-filled card. In addition to Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Vera, the card itself will be headlined by Aljamain Sterling’s return against Sean O’Malley.
Henry Cejudo takes aim at Marlon Vera’s new head tattoo: “You look like a walking yeast infection”
Harry Kettle - June 23, 2023
Henry Cejudo has taken a shot at Marlon Vera over his new head tattoo as the two prepare to clash later this summer. Earlier this week, it was announced that Henry Cejudo and Marlon Vera will clash at UFC 292. It serves as a huge opportunity for both men to make a splash in the bantamweight division following recent defeats. Cejudo is currently listed as a big favorite, but we imagine those odds will get tighter as we get closer to fight night.
Marlon Vera dismisses Sean O'Malley's resume ahead of 'Sugar's' UFC title fight: "Who has he been in a fight with?"
Fernando Quiles - June 22, 2023
Marlon Vera isn’t sold on Sean O’Malley being deserving of a UFC bantamweight title opportunity. O’Malley is set to challenge Aljamain Sterling for the UFC Bantamweight Championship on August 19. The two will collide in the main event of UFC 292. The action will be held inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
Henry Cejudo opens as a sizeable betting favorite over Marlon Vera at UFC 292
Cole Shelton - June 21, 2023
Henry Cejudo has opened as the betting favorite for his UFC 292 fight against Marlon Vera. Earlier this week, Dana White announced that Cejudo would return at UFC 292 on August 19 in Boston against Vera. It’s an intriguing matchup as ‘Triple C’ looks to rebound from his loss to Aljamain Sterling for the bantamweight title following his return fight from retirement.
Marlon Vera vows to “finish” Cory Sandhagen in eventual rematch: “Trust me”
Susan Cox - May 31, 2023
Marlon Vera is vowing to ‘finish’ Cory Sandhagen in their eventual rematch. Vera (20-8 MMA) and Sandhagen (16-4 MMA) met up in March of this year in a bantamweight bout at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. It was to be ‘Sandman’ getting the win via split decision (50-45, 49-46, 48,47).
Sean O’Malley responds after being trolled by former UFC opponent Marlon Vera: “Thought about it as in you are interested in transitioning?”
Harry Kettle - April 18, 2023
Sean O’Malley has responded to a recent troll job by Marlon Vera as the two continue their feud over social media. It’s not exactly news that Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera don’t like one another. Even after Vera was able to defeat O’Malley when they fought, the two have still been going back and forth with one another.