Marlon 'Chito' Vera and Dominick Cruz will fight in the UFC on August 13, 2022. Photo: Twitter @UFCEspanolEcuadorian fighter Marlon 'Chito' Vera is
Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera and Dominick Cruz will fight in the UFC on August 13, 2022. Photo: Twitter @UFCEspanol
Ecuadorian fighter Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera is already part of the elite of mixed martial arts in the world. At 29 years old, he is ranked number 5 in the bantamweight category of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and if he wins “he will emerge as a contender for the bantamweight belt” according to the same mixed martial arts company (MMA).
‘Chito’ Vera will headline the UFC Fight Night Vera vs. Cruz at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California, United States. His rival will be the American Dominck Cruz, former UFC champion.
The fight will be the main one on the night of Saturday, August 13, 2022. The fights can be seen live on the Star + platforms, UFC Fight Pass and the ESPN2 channel.
The stellar billboard will start at 6:00 p.m. (Ecuador time). Before the preliminary fights will be held from 15:00.
Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera for the title
Currently, Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera occupies box 5 of the UFC world rankings in that weight class. His rival, former champion and a true legend of this sport, is in box 8.
The Ecuadorian comes to this fight with a professional record of 19 wins, 7 losses and a draw. Cruz, a famed former UFC champion, has 24 wins and 3 losses.
This week is key to getting to fight day strong. These days athletes seek to reach the agreed weight, which in this case is 135 pounds. For this reason, in the world of combat sports, making weight is considered a first fight won.
Ecuadorian Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera received praise and even a new nickname from the UFC »https://t.co/tFJwQQ00uk pic.twitter.com/zjQr9SErbY
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