Marlon Moraes

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Marlon Moraes is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He had recently competed for the World Series of Fighting, where he was formerly WSOF Bantamweight Champion. As of February 2, 2019, he was ranked number 1 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings.

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Quick Facts

Birth name Marlon Luiz Moraes
Birthdate April 26, 1988
Age 32
Birthplace Nova Friburgo, Brazil
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity White
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Parents Terezinha Waldemira Luiz
Siblings N/A
Married/ Wife Isabella Santiago
Children Rafael and Ryan
Net Worth $1 million

Marlon Moraes Net Worth: $1 million

Marlon started out fighting for Xtreme Fighting Championships in 2011, and in late 2012 he signed with World Series of Fighting. He made his debut on November 3, 2012, fighting against Miguel Torres and won via split decision. After five year career in World Series of Fighting, Marlon vacated the WSOF Bantamweight Championship after becoming an unrestricted agent in 2017 and with UFC in April 2017. He made his debut against Raphael Assunção at UFC 212 on June 3, 2017. He lost the back-and-forth fight through a split decision. Marlon faced John Dodson on November 11, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 120 and won the back-and-forth fight by split decision.

Marlon faced Jimmie Rivera on June 1, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 131. He won the fight through the first-round knockout due to a head kick and punches in just 33 seconds, which earned him a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus. Marlon faced Raphael Assunção in a rematch on February 2, 2019, in the main event at UFC Fight Night 144. Marlon won the rematch in the first round by first dropping Assunção with two punches and then securing a guillotine choke submission, which earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Marlon faced Henry Cejudo on June 8, 2019, at UFC 238 for the vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. He lost the fight through technical knockout in round three. With all his hardwork and dedication, Marlon has earned an impressive sum of amount from his profession. Besides, the fighter is also sponsored by brands such as Altarede Fiber and Vitamin Minds Premium. As of 2020, Marlon Moraes holds an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Marlon Moraes Wife: Izabella Santiago

Marlon Moraes is a married man as he tied the knot with his wife, Izabella Santiago. She is from Nova Friburgo, a city in Brazil, and has a brother named Bruno Santiago. Isabella is a nurse by profession. She also studied grade school at UFF Niterói. After school, Isabella worked at Unimed Nova Friburgo and later for Sítio Santiago Festas e Eventos. However, Marlon has not shared many details on his marriage, and it’s not sure when the couple had tied the knot. However, he and his wife seem very open on their marriage life and often feature each other on social media on various occasions, such as Valentine day and fathers day.

Izabella is her husband’s biggest fan and is always on-site when her man is on the ring. The two have been together for at least 12 years and enjoying their married life. The couple is also the proud parent of the two adorable children, Rafael and Ryan. She gave birth to her son Ryan in November 2018. Their first child, Rafael, is four-years-old. When Marlon is not fighting inside the rings, he seems to spend lots of time with his adorable family.

Short Wiki-like Bio

Marlon Luiz Moraes was born on April 26, 1988, in Nova Friburgo, Brazil, and is 32 years old. On February 2, 2019, he was ranked as a number 1 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings. Marlon, age 31, started his martial arts with Muay Thai at the age of seven and began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 15. While he has not shared the details on his parents, Marlon has featured his father and mother, Terezinha Waldemira Luiz, on his Instagram.

Marlon hasn’t disclosed the detail of his height, but he stands at a decent height of more than 5 feet and 6 inches. He possesses White ethnicity.

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