Marlon Vera News
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
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
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.
Henry Cejudo set to return at UFC 292 in Boston against Marlon Vera
Cole Shelton - June 19, 2023
Henry Cejudo will be looking to return to the win column in August. UFC president Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Cejudo is set to return at UFC 292 in Boston against Marlon Vera. The pay-per-view fight card will take place on August 19, with the main event of the card seeing bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling taking on Sean O’Malley. Zhang Weili is also set to defend her strawweight title in the co-headliner against Amanda Lemos.
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.
Sean O'Malley admits he was surprised by Marlon Vera's one-sided loss to Cory Sandhagen: "He just outclassed him"
Josh Evanoff - March 28, 2023
What's next for Cory Sandhagen and Marlon Vera after UFC San Antonio?
Cole Shelton - March 27, 2023
In the main event of UFC San Antonio, a battle of top-five bantamweights went down as Cory Sandhagen took on Marlon Vera. Sandhagen was coming off a TKO doctor stoppage win over Song Yadong back in September, this after losing back-to-back fights to Petr Yan for the interim belt and a controversial split decision loss to TJ Dillashaw. Vera, meanwhile, was riding a four-fight winning streak and was coming off a KO win over Dominick Cruz.
Henry Cejudo blasts Marlon Vera for his performance against Cory Sandhagen at UFC San Antonio: “Your takedown defense is almost as bad as that pussy on the back of your head”
Fernando Quiles - March 26, 2023
Henry Cejudo has taken no issue with adding insult to injury at the expense of Marlon “Chito” Vera. Vera was in action, headlining UFC San Antonio against Cory Sandhagen. This was a big opportunity for “Chito,” but he ultimately fell short in the five-round affair, dropping a split decision. Most agree that the 48-47 score in favor of Vera was baffling, and Sandhagen should’ve won the fight on all three judges’ scoresheet. Nonetheless, the right man had his hand raised.
Marlon Vera issues statement following loss to Cory Sandhagen at UFC San Antonio
Chris Taylor - March 25, 2023
Marlon Vera was looking to earn his fifth win in a row when he squared off with Cory Sandhagen in tonight’s UFC San Antonio main event. Vera (20-8 MMA) entered the contest sporting a four-fight winning streak, his most previous being a KO victory over Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA) in August of last year.
UFC San Antonio Bonus Report: Daniel Pineda one of four fighters to take home $50k
Chris Taylor - March 25, 2023
The Octagon returned to Texas for tonight’s UFC San Antonio event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen. Tonight’s highly anticipated bantamweight fight proved to be a dominant showing for Cory Sandhagen (this despite one judge awarding the fight to Marlon Vera). ‘The Sandman’ was able to get the better of ‘Chito’ in the ground game in rounds one and two and then cleaned up in the standup in rounds three and four. While round five was definitely close, there was no reason to believe that Vera had done enough to win the fight. Thankfully for Sandhagen, two judges got it right and he was awarded the split decision win.
Pros react after Cory Sandhagen defeats Marlon Vera at UFC San Antonio: "The judge that gave that to Vera should be fired by morning"
Chris Taylor - March 25, 2023
UFC San Antonio Results: Cory Sandhagen defeats Marlon Vera (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - March 25, 2023
Tonight’s UFC San Antonio event is headlined by a key bantamweight matchup featuring Marlon Vera taking on Cory Sandhagen. Vera (20-7 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a four-fight winning streak, his latest coming against Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA) via KO in August of last year.
UFC San Antonio: ‘Vera vs. Sandhagen’ Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - March 24, 2023
The Octagon returns to Texas for tonight’s UFC San Antonio event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen. Vera (20-7 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a four-fight winning streak, his latest coming against Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA) via KO in August of last year.
Cory Sandhagen hoping for Sean O'Malley clash after Marlon Vera fight: "One of the most exciting fights in the 135 division"
Josh Evanoff - March 23, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen already has a callout set for this weekend. ‘The Sandman’ has been out of action since his clash with Song Yadong last September. In that outing, Sandhagen scored a fourth-round stoppage win over ‘The Kung Fu Kid’. That victory snapped a two-fight losing streak for the former title challenger, as he previously suffered losses to T.J. Dillashaw and Petr Yan.
Marlon Vera claims Henry Cejudo is "broke" which is why he is returning at UFC 288: "What's the point to come back when you retire on top?"
Cole Shelton - March 22, 2023
Marlon Vera has a theory as to why Henry Cejudo is returning to the UFC. In the main event of UFC 288, Cejudo is ending his three-year-long hiatus after he announced his retirement in May 2020. Cejudo is set to take on Aljamain Sterling for the bantamweight title but many are wondering why ‘Triple C’ is returning after retiring on top.
Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen moves to headline UFC San Antonio
Cole Shelton - February 2, 2023
Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen will not be fighting in two weeks. Vera and Sandhagen were supposed to headline a Fight Night card on February 18 at the UFC Apex. However, the promotion has shifted plans as according to Sports Illustrated, Vera vs. Sandhagen will now headline UFC San Antonio on March 25.
Marlon Vera promises to be a great UFC champion unlike today’s current petty little bitches: “Anderson Silva, B.J. Penn, Georges St-Pierre, they did it like that”
Susan Cox - January 11, 2023
Marlon Vera is promising to be a great UFC champion unlike today’s current petty little bitches. It will be Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera (20-7 MMA) vs Cory ‘Sandman‘ Sandhagen (15-4 MMA) in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 219 which takes place on Saturday, February 18th at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Sean O'Malley hoping for future title clash with rival Marlon Vera: "He’s gotten really good, and nothing but respect for him"
Josh Evanoff - January 2, 2023
UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley has his eyes set on a rematch with Marlon Vera. At UFC 252 in August 2020, the two 135-pound prospects faced off for the first time. Despite being a heavy favorite, ‘Sugar’ suffered an early leg injury, and wound up being TKO’d in the first round. The result was the first defeat of O’Malley’s career thus far.
Marlon Vera believes some UFC fighters are still cheating and getting away with it: “Are USADA testing people in a f*****g third world country?”
Lewis Simpson - December 29, 2022
Despite the UFC roster being put through regular drug testing from USADA, Marlon Vera still believes there are fighters cheating and getting away with it. Vera took to the Believe You Me podcast with Michael Bisping and Anthony Smith to claim that several fighters in the UFC were still taking steroids and cheating the system to gain an unfair advantage. Despite USADA testing fighters routinely, Bisping and Smith both agreed the issue still exists.
Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen set to headline UFC Fight Night event on February 18
Susan Cox - December 23, 2022
Marlon Vera urges Petr Yan to "stop crying" over Sean O'Malley decision loss: "You wanna win the fight? You finish the guy"
Josh Evanoff - December 16, 2022
UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Vera has some advice for Petr Yan. ‘No Mercy’ has been out of action since his bout with Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 in October. In that outing, the bantamweight contenders put on a show. However, it was ‘Sugar’ who wound up getting the victory by split decision.
Chito Vera issues fiery response following latest insults from former UFC champion Henry Cejudo
Susan Cox - November 8, 2022
Chito Vera has issued a fiery response following the latest insults from former UFC champion Henry Cejudo. Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera, (20-7 MMA) most recently defeated Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA) in August of this year via knockout. The 29 year old bantamweight is currently sporting 4 wins in a row inside the Octagon.