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"Maluko"

Markus Perez

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Win Rate
68 %
Finish Rate
69 %
Decision Win %
38 %

Markus Perez

Age
31
Height
6' 2 (188 cm)
Reach
73 in. (6' 1/185 cm)
Ape-Index
0.984
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
Brazil
Main Division
Middleweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
brown_belt
Biography
Echeimberg started training Kung-Fu style Eagle Claw in 2008 to impersonate Bruce Lee and later transitioned to mixed martial arts after his brother took him to a jiu-jitsu class. Prior competing full-time in MMA, Markus worked as an information technology engineer at technology school and he was also a freelanced software developer, and he quit his job and college to teach Muay Thai and competed in Brazilian jiu-jitsu to make a living so he could pursue MMA full-time. After made it to the preliminary round of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, he gained his parents support as they realized his seriousness of his MMA career choice.
Fighter Trivia
Echeimberg's moniker "Maluko", an adaptation of the word "maluco", which means "crazy" in Portuguese, was given by his teammates, who thought he was crazy after he asked his coach if he could wear Kung Fu pants and shoes when he train boxing to impersonate Bruce Lee.

Awards & Accolades

  • Legacy Fighting Alliance: Legacy Fighting Alliance Middleweight Champion (One time) vs. Ian Heinisch
  • Thunder Fight: Thunder Fight Middleweight Champion

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