Let the record show that UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Vera is an absolute star in his native Ecuador.
Need proof? Check out this video of “Chito” getting swarmed by a bunch of kids while picking up his nephew from school (via Twitter):
Marlon @chitoveraUFC went to pick up his nephew at school while back home in Ecuador and madness ensued. Chito is a legit superstar in 🇪🇨. pic.twitter.com/iOjqYLqBA3
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) June 7, 2022
Vera took every picture and signed every autograph. How great is that? That’s the Twitter content we’re here for.
Vera, 29, currently is on a three-fight winning streak and ranked No. 5 in the official UFC bantamweight division after defeating Rob Font in April.
Vera is on the verge of a major breakthrough in his career and if he actually does break through to becoming a UFC champion, watch out: Rock star status will have been achieved in Ecuador (if it isn’t already).
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