Marlon Vera Net Worth in 2023, Salary, Earnings, and Record


Marlon Vera is an Ecuadorian professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight division. The 30-year-old is currently #3 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. His estimated net worth is $4 million. Here we bring you Marlon Vera’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.

Marlon Vera’s Biography and Career

Marlon Vera was born on December 2, 1992, in Chone, Ecuador. Vera was frequently involved in street fighting in his youth and later started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 16. His full name is Marlon Andres Vera Delgado.

MMA Career

Marlon Vera made his professional MMA debut in June 2011. Vera faced one defeat in his pre-UFC career.

The Ecuadorian fighter went 6-1-1 before making his UFC debut in November 2014 at UFC 180, a fight he lost to Marco Beltran.

As of writing, Marlon Vera has a 20-7-1 MMA record. “Chito” has developed himself into one of the best fighters in the UFC bantamweight division. He is #3 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. ESPN named him the 2022 Most Improved Fighter of the Year.

As of writing, Chito won his last four fights in a row, beating Davey Grant, Frankie Edgar, Rob Font, and most recently Dominick Cruz.

At UFC on ESPN: Vera vs. Cruz main event, Vera knocked out Cruz with a head kick in August 2022, being named the UFC Performance of the Night.

Marlon Vera is a 5-time UFC Performance of the Night and 3-time Fight of the Night. He holds the record for most finishes in UFC Bantamweight history, 10.

He is scheduled to face Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Sandhagen, on March 25, 2023, in a bantamweight main event.

Marlon Vera’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, UFC bantamweight star Marlon Vera’s estimated net worth is $4 million. His primary sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.

Vera’s estimated base salary is close to $150,000 for a fight, depending on his UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.

He pocketed a mouth-watering $350,000 payout ($150k to show, $150k win bonus, $50k UFC Performance of the Night bonus) for his win against Dominick Cruz in the UFC on ESPN main event.

Chito took home a $216,000 payout ($75k to show, $75k win bonus, $16k incentive pay, and $50k UFC Fight of the Night bonus) for his main event win against Rob Font.

Moreover, “Chito” Vera earns a considerable chunk from endorsements and brand promotions.

Personal Info

Full NameMarlon Andres Vera Delgado
Date of BirthDecember 2, 1992
Birth PlaceChone, Ecuador
Nationality Ecuadorian
Residence Irvine, California, U.S.
Age 30
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight135 lb (61 kg)
Division Bantamweight 
Promotion UFC
MMA Record20-7-1
Net Worth$4 million
Base Salary$150,000 (approx.)
Relationship StatusMarried
SpouseMaria Paulina Escober
Instagram @chitoveraufc


Marlon Vera’s gorgeous wife is Maria Paulina Escober. They have two daughters and a son.

Marlon Vera Wife
Source: Instagram


Born on December 2, 1992, he is 30 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall and 135 lb. He competes in the UFC bantamweight division.

MMA Record

[As of March 18, 2023]

Total Fights28
Win by KO/TKO8


What is Marlon Vera’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth will be $4 million.

Who is his wife?

Maria Escober.

Where does he live?

Irvine, California, U.S.


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