Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 6"
Reach: 67"
Leg reach: 37.00
Weight: 135 lbs.
Team: Ricardo Almeida BJJ (former)
Nationality: Nova Friburgo, Brazil
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, U.S.[1]
Out of: Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Age: 33


Wins by KO: 10
Wins by submission: 6



Significant Strikes Attempted: 327
Significant Strikes Landed: 113


Takedowns Attempted: 4
Takedowns Landed: 1


Marlon Moraes is an elite mixed martial artist hailing from Brazil. Nicknamed Magic, the 32-year-old has been competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the past eight years, and is currently one of its top bantamweight contenders. He began his professional career in 2008 and went on to become a former World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Champion.

Born in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro on April 26th 1988, Marlon developed an interest in combative sports at a young age. He started practicing judo when he was just five years old before transitioning to muay thai and Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a teenager. At 18 he had already won numerous regional titles across different disciplines and soon after turned pro as a fighter in his home country’s MMA scene where he quickly gained popularity among fans with his aggressive style of fighting combined with impressive technical skills.

In 2011 Moraes moved to the United States where he joined American Top Team (ATT), one of the world’s leading MMA training facilities based out of Florida. It was here that Marlon continued honing his craft under the guidance of coaches like Ricardo Liborio and Din Thomas who helped him develop into one of ATT’s most well regarded fighters today. Soon afterwards Marlon made headlines by winning 9 consecutive bouts while competing primarily under WSOF banner – including winning their coveted bantamweight title during this streak – making him arguably one of best pound-for-pound fighters outside UFC at that time period, even getting listed #12 on Sherdog’s list back then too!

Moraes finally got signed by UFC back 2017 after having gone 13 wins without any losses up until that point which granted him immediate title shot opportunity against current champion TJ Dillashaw right away; unfortunately Marlon lost via split decision but since then has bounced back impressively earning four consecutive victories over ranked opponents such as Jimmie Rivera (by Knockout), John Dodson (split decision) Raphael Assuncao (unanimous) & Aljamain Sterling(knockout). As result this already put him back into contention for another shot at championship gold something ultimately happened last year when faced off against Henry Cejudo whom eventually ended up winning match due knockout . Still despite loss it still showcased what type competitor Magic is capable being given chance compete world level despite not having much experience there yet still do very well so far!

Currently Moraes holds rank #3 among other male 135lb competitors also no stranger magazine covers videos appearances or interviews either fellow athletes media alike which shows just how popular really become even despite tough losses suffered throughout career thus far especially most recent ones against rival Aljamain Sterling earlier this month June 2020 … One thing sure though no matter outcome future fights will always have tons admirers both inside outside octagon continuing support all way towards achieving ultimate goal become undisputed king division someday soon!

Fight History

Song Yadong
Marlon Moraes: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 2:06
Sat. Mar 12, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev
Merab Dvalishvili
Marlon Moraes: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 4:25
Sat. Sep 25, 2021
UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega
Rob Font
Marlon Moraes: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Dec 19, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal
Cory Sandhagen
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Oct 10, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Jose Aldo
Marlon Moraes: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Dec 14, 2019
UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington
Henry Cejudo
Marlon Moraes: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 3
Sat. Jun 08, 2019
UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes
Raphael Assuncao
Marlon Moraes: Winner
by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Feb 02, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2


What Is Marlon Moraes' Record?
Marlon Moraes has a UFC record of 23 wins, 10 losses, and 1 draw.

Who Is Marlon Moraes In UFC?
Marlon Moraes is a former professional mixed martial artist from Brazil who competed in the Featherweight division of the Professional Fighters League (PFL).

What Is Marlon Moraes's Record On Tapology?
Marlon Moraes's record on Tapology is 23 wins, 13 losses and 1 draw.

What Is Marlon Moraes' Profile On Sherdog?
Marlon "Magic" Moraes' profile on Sherdog includes his MMA stats, pictures, latest news, videos, and biography.

Did Marlon Moraes Retire?
Yes, Marlon Moraes announced his retirement from MMA on April 13, 2022.

What Is The Height Of Marlon Moraes?
Marlon Moraes stands at a height of 5′ 6″.

Who Won The Fight Between Marlon Moraes And Sterling?
Marlon Moraes won the fight against Aljamain Sterling.

Who Won The Fight Between Marlon Moraes And Aljo?
Marlon Moraes won the fight against Aljamain Sterling.

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