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"The Belizean Bruiser"

Marion Reneau

Bantamweight Division • 9-6-1 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Submission
  • 1
    First Round Finishes
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
445
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1067
Grappling accuracy 100% 100%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
3
3.46
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.93
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.35
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.05
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
65
%
Sig. Str. Defense
51
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
12:51
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
297 (67%)
Clinch
70 (16%)
Ground
78 (18%)

Sig. Str. by target

71% 316 Head 18% 78 Body 11% 51 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (56%)
DEC
1 (11%)
SUB
3 (33%)

Event Results

  • Pennington vs Reneau

  • Win

    Reneau vs Kunitskaya

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Zingano vs Reneau

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Tulare, United States
Trains at
Trifecta MMA
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
43
Height
66.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 03, 2015
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

 When and why did you start training for fighting? I wanted to save money for my son’s college tuition.

What ranks and titles have you held? IBJJF world purple belt champion

Do you have any heroes? My parents.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I’m now a bad ass.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? UCLB – BA in Sports Medicine.

What was your job before you started fighting? I’m currently a high school teacher.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in jiu-jitsu under Cleber Luciano and Light Blue/Dark Blue belt in Muay Thai under Master Rafael Cordeiro.

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Straight-hook-straight

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Marion Reneau prepares to fight Raquel Pennington in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)
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Marion Reneau secures a triangle choke submission against Sara McMann in their women's bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Amway Center on February 24, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)