Marlon Luiz Moraes is a Mixed Martial Artist from Brazil who plays in the Ultimate Fighting Championship under bantamweight.
Before playing for UFC, Moraes was the World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Champion and kept his title with five consecutive victories.
Also, the first fighter to defeat Jimmie Rivera, he won the Performance of the Night award three times.
The Brazilian native has an angelic smile, but he fights like the devil when he steps into the Octagon. He has won 23 matches out of the 31 matches he has fought in.
Not to mention, he is a black belt in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jutsu as well.
The winner of the 2019 June Fight of the Month is ranked third in the UFC bantamweight rankings as of October 2020.
So before we explore further about the Champion, let’s take a look at the quick facts about him.
Marlon Moraes | Quick Facts
|Full Name||Marlon Luiz Moraes|
|Birth Date||April 26, 1988|
|Birth Place||Nova Friburgo, Brazil|
|Known As||Marlon Moraes, Moraes|
|Father’s Name||Gualter Moraes|
|Mother’s Name||Terezinha Waldemira Luiz|
|Age||34 years old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (170cm)|
|Weight||61 Kg (135 lbs)|
|Body Measurement||Not Available|
|Children||Two sons, Rafael Moraes and Ryan Moraes|
|Profession||Professional Mixed Martial Artist|
|Division||Bantamweight and Featherweight|
|Net Worth||Estimated $2 million|
|Team||Ricardo Almeida BJJ, American Top Team (current)|
|Active Since||2007 – present|
|Rank||#3 in the UFC bantamweight rankings|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Merch||Autographed Items, Book|
|Last Update||June, 2022|
Marlon Moraes | Early Life, Education, and Family
Moraes was born on April 26, 1988, in Nova Friburgo, Brazil. His father is Gualter Moraes, and his mother’s name is Terezinha Waldemira Luiz.