UFC Bantamweight Marlon Moraes retires from the sport of MMA
By FCF Staff
According to Ali Abdelaziz, UFC bantamweight Marlon Moraes retires from the sport of mixed martial arts. Moraes was a former title challenger in the bantamweight division. In a statement, Marlon Moraes confirmed the news:
I want to thank everyone — Sean Shelby, Dana White and the UFC for giving me so many opportunities,” Moraes said. “I wanna thank my family, my coaches, my manager, everybody who has been around and been part of my career. I want to say thank you to Mark Henry, Ricardo Almeida, Frankie Edgar, Anderson Franca and Hunter Campbell.
“I’m still gonna be around the sport helping young guys and helping my friends.”
Marlon Moraes became pro in 2007 and fought the majority of his career in the UFC/World Series of Fighting. Moraes will be retiring with a 23-10-1 record.