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Carmelo Marrero

Carmelo "The Fury" Marrero

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  • Name: Carmelo Marrero
  • Professional MMA Record: 16-6-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Fury
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1981.01.26
  • Last Fight: October 25, 2013 in XFECW
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 255.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 73.5" (187cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $24,000 USD
  • Born: Douglasville, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Douglasville, Pennsylvania
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Carmelo Marrero appeared to be a future heavyweight contender in the UFC after winning a Split Decision over highly regarded striker Cheick Kongo in 2006, but he was defeated in subsequent fights with Gabriel Gonzaga and Wilson Gouveia before being cut from the promotion in 2007. Marerro, who was undersized for a heavyweight, earned another shot in the UFC in 2009 at 205, but was defeated by TUF 8 Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader.


Although he lacks both the polish and power to finish opponents on the feet, Marerro is the definition of a grinder on the ground. He is a crafty Greco-Roman wrestler who is very difficult to finish, especially via strikes.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:04 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Leglock
1:33 Round 1 of 3

Shelton Graves
Ref: Bill Bookwalter

XFE 28: Atiyeh vs. Gratalo 2
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.10.25
Weigh-In: 255.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO
1:54 Round 2 of 3, 6:54 Total

JA Dudley
Ref: J Chappell

XFE 24
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.06.08
Weigh-In: 251.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Lew Polley
Ref: Keith Peterson

Bellator 77
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 240 lbs

2012.10.19
Weigh-In: 239.8 lbs
Cancelled Bout Seth Petruzelli Bellator 68 2012.05.11
Reason: Petruzelli Illness
Cancelled Bout Steven Banks MMA Power Tour 1 2011.12.09
Reason: Event Canceled
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Scott Barrett
Ref: John Hosegood

XFC 14: Resurrection
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.10.21
Odds: +160 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 254.8 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Mark Holata

C3 Fights

2011.01.29
Win | Submission | Choke

Steven Banks

World Cagefighting Championships

2010.10.09
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Brian Heden

C3 Fights

2010.07.17
Win | Submission | Choke

Wayne Cole

C3 Fights

2010.02.13
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Antwain Britt

Aruba Regional

2009.09.05
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ryan Bader
Ref: Dan Miragliotta

UFC Fight Night 18: Condit vs. Kampmann
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2009.04.01
Odds: +336 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Steve Steinbeiss
Ref: Jorge Ortiz

WEC 36: Faber vs Brown
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2008.11.05
Odds: -325 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Leglock

Chuck Huus

C3 Fights

2008.09.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Rader McHugh

C3 Fights

2008.08.16
No Contest
1:37 Round 1 of 3

Mike Ciesnolevicz
Ref: Kevin Mulhall

IFL 21: New Jersey
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2008.04.04
Odds: -160 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Rafael del Real

WCO

2007.11.07
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:06 Round 1 of 3

Wilson Gouveia
Ref: Mario Yamasaki

UFC 71: Liddell vs Jackson
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2007.05.26
Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:22 Round 1 of 3

Gabriel Gonzaga
Ref: Herb Dean

UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz 2
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2006.12.30
Odds: +256 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Base | Weigh-In: 220.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Cheick Kongo
Ref: Yves Lavigne

UFC 64: Unstoppable
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2006.10.14
Odds: +450 Heavy Underdog Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 222.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Petrus Walker

Cage Fury FC

2006.06.30
Win | Submission | Choke

Dale Carson

MFC

2006.03.04
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Sherman Pendergarst

Reality Fighting

2005.08.06
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Chris Volo

Reality Fighting

2005.04.02
Win | Submission | Choke

Chris Dippolito

Reality Fighting

2004.10.16

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