MARLON MAKES A MARK

January 14

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Marlon started training Muay Thai at 17 years old. His mother who was also a Muay Thai teacher, was fed up of him constantly being in trouble. As punishment she saw it fit to start Marlon training, little did she know however, he loved it and fully immersed himself.

(Marlon (Blue shorts) fighting in the infamous Max Muay Thai, Pattaya, Max Muay Thai)

Before long he moved to the sports birth place, Thailand, training out of Singpatong Gym in Phuket. He lived thee for three and a half years, having nearly 70 professional fights. He also became Brazilian champion (2013), WPMF World Champion (2014) and Patong Stadium Champion (2016) and fought with some legends like Pongsiri, Singsiri, Simanut, Anvar, Saksongram and Sagmanee.

(Marlon landing an elbow on his opponent, Marlons Facebook)

Since then he has gone to live and fight in China and Malaysia and now Abu Dhabi. You can train with him at Cobra and watch him next Thursday on the upcoming Hard Knox Fight Night at the Crowne Plaza Yas Island.

(Another shot of Marlon (Blue shorts) fighting in the infamous Max Muay Thai, Pattaya, Max Muay Thai)

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