Omar "Venezuelan Fighter" Morales
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
LEG REACH: 42.00
WEIGHT: 155 lbs.
TEAM: Hard Knocks 365
NATIONALITY: Caracas, Venezuela
OUT OF: Florida
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 498
Significant Strikes Landed: 173
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 1
Takedowns Landed: 1
Omar Morales is a professional mixed martial arts fighter representing the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He began his career in 2015 and has since grown to become one of the most renowned names in the sport. Born on June 7, 1992, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Morales had an interest in MMA from a young age. His father was an amateur boxer who encouraged him to pursue his dreams and hone his craft. As such, he began training at age 15 with some of the best trainers available across Puerto Rico’s many gyms. It wasn’t long before he began competing in local competitions and seeking sponsorships from major brands like Nike and Reebok.
Morales made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs Ferguson on November 5th 2016 where he won by unanimous decision against Gabriel Benitez after a three-round brawl that earned him “Fight of The Night” honors. Since then, Omar has continued to rack up impressive wins within the octagon which have put him near the top of contender rankings for both lightweight divisions as well as featherweight divisions within the UFC organization. In 2020 alone he took home two performance bonuses for outstanding fights against Claudio Puelles at UFC Fight Night 174: Figueiredo vs Benavidez 2 and Drew Dober at UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer which surely solidified him as one of top fighters on roster today.
Outside of fighting inside cage or octagon Moroccan also dedicates time towards giving back to community through various charitable organizations around world including charities focused towards children with disabilities & special needs education initiatives with American Cancer Society just few examples out there doing great work that Omar supports & encourages others join cause too regardless if they are athletes or not . He also serves role model those kids growing up being able showcase how hard work pays off no matter what obstacles come path way achieve goals set forth saying “I know I have been blessed greatly so when have chance give back make sure do it best can because understand importance having assistance need succeed life make difference lives people less fortunate than myself”. On top all philanthropic endeavors even finds time get involved entertainment industry appearing recently alongside fellow famous faces Vin Diesel Tyrese Gibson Fast Furious 9 set direct sequel F9 film coming theaters June 2021 .
In summary , Omar Morales is living epitome success story rising through ranks MMA now poised break into next level celebrity status showing anyone willing take risk follow dream anything possible . With seemingly limitless potential future ahead , we cannot wait see what else this amazing athlete will accomplish next !