5 Things You Should Know About Marlon Moraes

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When Marlon Moraes joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster in 2017, he was viewed as an immediate threat to the 135-pound throne. Two years later, he has made such forecasts a reality.

Moraes will square off with Henry Cejudo for the vacant bantamweight championship in the UFC 238 headliner on Saturday at the United Center in Chicago. The 31-year-old Brazilian carries a four-fight winning streak and has posted 17 victories across his last 18 appearances. Moraes has delivered 16 of his 22 career wins by knockout, technical knockout or submission.

As Moraes makes final preparations for his high-stakes battle with Cejudo, here are five things you should know about him:

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