Jimmie Rivera, Marlon Vera Agree to Bantamweight Showdown at UFC 247

Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Vera have agreed to square off at UFC 247. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Vera verbally agreed for UFC 247 in Houston

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Marlon Vera will attempt to move his winning streak to six when he faces Jimmie Rivera in a bantamweight showdown at UFC 247 on Feb. 8 from Houston, Texas. Multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting on Saturday that verbal agreements are in place for the fight, which will take place on […]

Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Vera in the works for UFC 247

Thirty-two months after the fight was originally offered, a bout between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Vera is in the works. The bantamweight matchup between Rivera (22-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and Vera (15-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) is targeted for UFC 247 on Feb. 8 in Houston, two people with knowledge of the situation informed MMA Junkie. The […]

Nathaniel Wood has good reason for wanting Marlon Vera at UFC London

In a crowded MMA landscape, where it’s easy to be swamped by the sheer number of fights on offer, a bout with a real back story can prove crucial to help pull in the fans and attract additional interest leading into an event. And English bantamweight Nathaniel Wood thinks he has the perfect matchup in […]

Nathaniel Wood: If Marlon Vera won’t fight at UFC London, give me Cody Garbrandt

Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Nathaniel Wood has been gunning for Marlon Vera — the last man to fight his coach Brad Pickett in the Octagon — since his UFC signing last year. Although many believe a meeting between Wood and Vera could be in the cards for March 21 at UFC London, “The Prospect” isn’t […]

Davey Grant inspired my former opponent Marlon Vera’s turnaround in form: ‘He’s smashing it now’

With a 1-3 octagon record going into UFC Moscow, England’s Davey Grant has been inspired by his former opponent Marlon Vera’s turnaround. It’s been a year-and-a-half since fans have seen Grant in action, and the British bantamweight is itching for his octagon return in advance of a meeting with Grigorii Popov. “I just want to […]

Surging UFC bantamweight Marlon Vera calls out Jimmie Rivera: ‘He has to pay his debt’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting There’s no excuse now for Jimmie Rivera, at least in Marlon Vera’s book. Almost two years ago in early 2017, the two bantamweights were briefly linked to fight when Rivera’s original opponent for UFC Phoenix, Bryan Caraway, pulled out of their scheduled bout due to injury. “Chito” Vera was offered as […]

Petr Yan vs. Urijah Faber, Marlon Moraes vs. Jose Aldo Targeted for UFC 245

The lineup for UFC 245 continues to grow more impressive by the day. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Marlon Vera Wants Jimmie Rivera Next So He Can ‘End His Career’

Marlon Vera extended his winning streak to five at UFC Fight Night 161 in Tampa, Fla., with a third-round technical knockout of Andre Ewell. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Five years after battling Marlon Moraes for WSOF title, Josh Rettinghouse seeks gold at M-1 Challenge 105

Josh Rettinghouse at a World Series of Fighting press conference on March 27, 2014, in Las Vegas | World Series of Fighting Five years ago, Josh Rettinghouse had his first brush with greatness. At World Series of Fighting 9 on March 29, 2014, the then-24-year-old Rettinghouse was matched up with future UFC star Marlon Moraes. […]

Video: Marlon Moraes explains what went wrong against Henry Cejudo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LOS ANGELES — Marlon Moraes discusses his loss to Henry Cejudo, if he would fight Jose Aldo at featherweight, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Team Andre Ewell Alleges Marlon Vera Cornerman Used Racial Slur on UFC Tampa Broadcast

Despite a definitive finish on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 161, it appears that Marlon Vera’s victory over Andre Ewell was not without controversy. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Marlon Vera thinks he’s bantamweight’s next big contender after UFC Tampa TKO win

TAMPA, Fla. – Marlon Vera beat Andre Ewell with a third-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 19 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Take a look inside the fight with Vera, who won for the fifth straight time – all by finish. Result: Marlon Vera def. Andre Ewell via TKO […]

Just A Matter Of Time For Marlon Vera

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Marlon Vera vs. Andre Ewell Booked for UFC Tampa

A fun bantamweight battle between Marlon Vera and Andre Ewell has been booked for UFC Tampa. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Marlon Vera, Andre Ewell verbally agree to fight at UFC Tampa

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Marlon Vera will soon have the opportunity to expand the best streak of his UFC career. The Ecuadorian fighter has verbally agreed with Andre Ewell for a bantamweight bout at UFC Tampa (UFC on ESPN+ 19) on Oct. 12. The event, which being headlined by Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson, will […]

Marlon Vera unbothered by last-minute opponent change for UFC 239

Marlon Vera is no longer fighting Sean O’Malley, but that’s okay with the Ecuadorian fighter. The 26-year-old bantamweight was originally scheduled to meet prospect O’Malley at Saturday’s UFC 239 card in Las Vegas, Nev., but due to USADA complications, O’Malley was removed from the card by the Nevada State Athletic Commission just two weeks out […]

Marlon Vera Gets New Opponent For UFC 239

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Nohelin Hernandez to Make Short-Notice Octagon Debut vs. Marlon Vera at UFC 239

Nohelin Hernandez will make his UFC debut on just four days notice against Marlon Vera at UFC 239. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239: Newcomer Nohelin Hernandez steps in vs. Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera has a new opponent for International Fight Week. Vera (15-5-1 MMA, 7-4 UFC), who has been opponent-less for almost two weeks, will square off with surging bantamweight prospect Nohelin Hernandez (10-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 239. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed the news to MMA Junkie following a report […]

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