"My family shows me the value of a dollar, how hard it is to make it and how easy you can lose it, so I put my heart in my hard work to give my family a better life."
Marlon "Chito" Vera is an Ecuadorian MMA fighter. He first started on the reality TV series The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America and now competes in the UFC Bantamweight division. He's ranked a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is also a model family man. Find out more about why Marlon Vera is such a beast in his interview below.
How much time do you spend training a week?
I train twice a day, everyday and Sundays are fam day.
Do you have a specific ritual before a fight?
No ritual just pray. The confidence I have is because my hard and constant work.
What do you hope to accomplish in your career at a MMA fighter?
Be a UFC champion some day. That's the real goal and that's everything for me.