Shaymon Moraes returns, spoils the return of Marlon Moraes

2022 PFL Championship Weigh-In Ceremony at The Manhattan Center in New York, New York, Thursday, November 24, 2022. (Cooper Neal/PFL) A short-lived retirement for PFL featherweight (and former UFC bantamweight) Marlon Moraes saw him face Shane Burgos, but the latter’s injury led to Sheymon Moraes taking over for ‘Magic’ on short notice. Marlon (23-10-1) briefly … Read more

Sheymon Moraes steps in to battle Marlon Moraes for the final PFL card of 2022

Brendan Loughnane defeated Sheymon Moraes, PFL 1 2021 Credit: PFL Sheymon Moraes will step in to face Marlon Moraes on November 25, while the injured Shane Burgos will make his promotional debut in 2023. A UFC veteran other than previously scheduled will welcome Marlon Moraes to the PFL on November 25th. The promotion announced Monday … Read more

Shane Burgos injured, out of PFL debut against Marlon Moraes

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 19: Shane Burgos poses on the scale during the UFC weigh-ins at UFC APEX on June 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC) The PFL’s best-laid plans simply won’t materialize for November 25, as Shane Burgos is out of his fight with Marlon Moraes. Burgos (15-3) … Read more

PFL Targets Shane Burgos vs. Marlon Moraes for Nov. 25 Card

Shane Burgos Credit: Marcus Rebelo/Cageside Press The PFL season finale is expected to have a big non-title featherweight affair featuring two former UFC stars. On Tuesday, ESPN first broke the news that Shane Burgos (15-3) would fight Marlon Moraes (23-10-1) at the event. Both fighters recently signed with the league and are expected to participate … Read more

Marlon Moraes ends retirement, signs with PFL

Credit: Dave Mandel/ If you think you’ve seen the end of Marlon Moraes in MMA, then think again. It turns out that retirement wasn’t exactly what Moraes wanted and he signed with the Professional Combat League. First reported by MMAFighting. Moraes, 34, signed with the PFL and will compete at 145 pounds for the 2023 … Read more

Marlon Vera’s Trainer Shows Him Knockout Opening, ‘Just Keep Working’

San Diego, CA – After taking some time to reflect on his victory in the UFC San Diego bantamweight main event, Marlon “Chito” Vera spoke about his TKO victory over Dominick Cruz on Saturday night. “I always like to let him dare. I’m appreciating the moment, I’m enjoying it with my family, my friends, my … Read more

Marlon Vera drops Dominick Cruz with a concussive kick to the head

SAN DIEGO, CA – AUGUST 13: Marlon Vera of Ecuador fights Dominic Cruz in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at Pechanga Arena on August 13, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) After chasing the fight for most of the year, bantamweight contender Marlon Vera finally got a … Read more

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