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Marlon Vera Claims Sean O’Malley Has Rejected Rematch Offer

According to Marlon Vera, Sean O’Malley has turned down a rematch between the two bantamweights. At UFC 252, Marlon “Chito” Vera defeated Sean O’Malley via TKO in the very first round. On paper, it doesn’t get much more decisive and absolute than that, right? The only problem is that O’Malley...

Aljamain Sterling Calls Vera’s UFC 252 Win Over O’Malley “Flukish”

Aljamain Sterling believes Sean O'Malley is the real deal and doesn't put too much stock in his loss to Marlon Vera. At UFC 252 in August, Vera scored a first-round TKO win over O'Malley due to O'Malley's ankle giving out. After Vera kicked him, it hit the nerve and caused...

O’Malley: I’d Be Fighting Backwards If I Give Marlon Vera A Rematch

Sean O’Malley is just as uninterested in O’Malley/Vera II as Marlon Vera is.  At UFC 252, Marlon Vera defeated Sean O’Malley via 1st-round TKO. A major factor in the loss was the foot drop O’Malley experienced after a high calf kick from Vera caused nerve damage. With O’Malley immobilized, the...

Jose Aldo Outlasts Marlon Vera At UFC Vegas 17

Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera ended up being an interesting stylistic fight.  The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout on Saturday night (December 19, 2020) at the UFC Vegas 17 event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.  The fight was a solid...

Marlon Vera: Jose Aldo Is On His Way Down; I’m On My Way Up

Marlon Vera believes his fight with Jose Aldo tonight at UFC Vegas 17 is a crossroads fight for the both of them. Marlon Vera is presently at the bottom of the bantamweight rankings at #15, but with a victory over Jose Aldo, he will glide into the division’s top 10....

Marlon Vera: I’m “Probably The Worst Matchup” For Jose Aldo

Heading into his battle with Jose Aldo at UFC Vegas 17 this weekend, Marlon Vera believes that he may very well be the worst possible opponent for the former featherweight king. Jose Aldo has been in the fight game for 16 years. In that time, he’s broken records and has...

Marlon Vera to Sean O’Malley: “You Are A B*tch Forever”

Let’s just say that Marlon Vera did not emerge from his fight with Sean O’Malley with a heightened level of respect for his opponent. At UFC 252, Marlon “Chito” Vera defeated Sean O’Malley via KO/TKO in the first round. A major factor in the fight's outcome was Sean O’Malley suffering...

Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera Targeted for UFC 255 on Nov. 21

An enticing bantamweight bout is currently in the works for UFC 255 with Jose Aldo slotted to face Marlon Vera. Per a Combate report, Jose Aldo will try to get back in the win column after losing three consecutive fights when he faces Marlon Vera at UFC 255 this November....

Marlon Vera Eyes One More Fight In 2020, Targets Legends

Marlon Vera is looking to build off his win over Sean O'Malley. In the co-main event of UFC 252, Vera shocked many by scoring a first-round TKO win over Sean O'Malley. Although O'Malley claimed it was due to an ankle injury, on the record, it shows a win so "Chito"...

Chito Vera: Sean O’Malley Was “Out Cold For A Little Bit” At UFC 252

Marlon 'Chito' Vera picked up the biggest win of his career last Saturday at UFC 252 and believes opponent Sean O'Malley went out before the referee stepped in. "He went out cold for a little bit, not for so long, but he went out," Vera told MMANews. "That's why...

Sean O’Malley: Marlon Vera Got ‘Lucky,’ Isn’t That Good

Sean O'Malley suffered the first defeat of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career over the weekend. O'Malley took part in the co-headliner for the UFC 252 pay-per-view (PPV) event, facing Marlon Vera at 135 pounds. "Sugar" was a heavy favorite by fans heading into the contest, but it was...

7 Takeaways From UFC 252

UFC 252 had the two, arguably, best heavyweights in MMA. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier squared off and Miocic walked away from the victor. On top of the event occurring during a pandemic, the event also featured some fights that could dictate what’s to come in the bantamweight and...

Marlon Vera Says Sean O’Malley Stoppage Wasn’t Early: ‘He Was Out’

Marlon Vera doesn't believe the Sean O'Malley stoppage was early. In the co-main event of UFC 252, O'Malley was looking to remain undefeated when he took on his toughest test in Vera. It was a fight many fans were looking forward to and to many people's surprise, it was 'Chito'...

UFC 252 Highlights: Marlon Vera Smashes Injured Sean O’Malley

Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera was an interesting matchup in the co-main event. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout on Saturday night (August 15, 2020) at the UFC 252 pay-per-view event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. Early on in the first round, O’Malley hurt his right...

Marlon Vera Responds To Sean O’Malley Dyeing Hair In Colors Of Ecuadorian Flag

Marlon Vera says he is unfazed by Sean O'Malley's mind games. Vera is scheduled to share the Octagon with O'Malley on Aug. 15. The bout will take place on the UFC 252 card inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. It's a chance for Vera to halt O'Malley's momentum...