The Ecuadorian Marlo Chito Vera beat the historic Frankie Edgar at UFC 268, showing he’s up to the fight and aiming for bigger challenges. It was a very intermittent meeting for the Ecuadorian, but in the last rounds, he knew how to improve his performance and took the lead to achieve this agonizing victory that has shaken the entire South American continent.
Chito Vera vs. Frankie Edgar: preview
MMA FIGHTS IN ECUADOR. UFC 268 presents Marlon “Chito” Vera vs. Frankie Edgar (LIVE, ONLINE TV, FREE and LIVE) today Saturday, November 6 for the bantamweight title. From the historic Madison Square Garden in New York, United States, the Ecuadorian fighter will face the most important fight of his career. Know what time they will fight and the channels where they will spend one of the most anticipated events of MMA.
Although the main fight will be between Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington, The Clash Of Marlon “Chito” Vera generates expectation on the part of the public. The Manabi fighter will step on the octagon in search of ascending to the top 10 of the bantamweight of the UFC.
However the Chito vera He will not have it easy at all, since he will face the American Frankie Edgar, who ranks eighth in the division ranking. At 40, the American is considered one of the most experienced fighters in the company.
(Marlon Vera performs the pre-fight weigh-in against Frankie Edgar)
“He is a tough fighter, with many hours in the octagon. I polished my box and my footwork a little to be faster (…) I am not going to trust myself, I will not make the same mistakes before an expert,” Vera told the newspaper Trade.
It should be noted that Marlon Vera has already measured himself against experienced rivals. In 2020, ‘Chito’ faced Brazilian José Aldo, former featherweight champion, and in 2017 he collided with John Lineker. In both bouts, the Ecuadorian lost. Now, he will try to change history.
Ecuadorian time to see Chito Vera vs. Frankie Edgar
Marlon Vera vs. Frankie Edgar will meet at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, November 6. The preliminary card begins at 4:00 p.m. (from Quito and Lima), while the main one starts at 8:00 p.m. (from Quito and Lima).
UFC 268 main card
- Kamaru Usman (c) vs. Colby Covington – Welterweight Championship
- Rose Namajunas (c) vs. Zhang Weili – Women’s Strawweight Championship
- Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler – Lightweight Category
- Shane Burgos vs Billy Quarantillo – Featherweight Category
- Frankie Edgar vs Marlon Vera – Bantamweight Category
What channel broadcasts the fight of Marlon Vera vs. Frankie Edgar?
The stellar fights of UFC 268 LIVE, ONLINE and LIVE can be seen exclusively on the platform Star Plus (Star +). In the United States via ESPN + and Spain via DAZN. In addition, you will have the possibility to enter the Libero portal so as not to miss any details.
Last fights of Chito Vera in the UFC
- Victory over Davey Grant
- Defeat against José Aldo
- Victory over Sean O’Malley
- Loss to Song Yadong
- Victory against Andre Ewell
- Victory against Nohelin Hernández
- Win over Frankie Saenz
- Victory against Guido Canneti
Where to see ESPN Extra LIVE, Canelo vs. Plant in Ecuador
- DirecTV: Channel 1624
- Claro TV: Channel 589
- CNT: Channel 704
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