Francis Marshall jumped on the scene for me when fighting on the Dana White Contender Series, Impressed Daja White, Shelby, Maynard and many fans.
Enjoyed watching his all-around skills, Constant pressure. Fighting hard on the ground, On his feet. Absorbing hard shots against a tough talented opponent Connor Matthews.
Marshall vs Matthews could’ve been a fight on the UFC prelims that’s how good these two fighters fought. Dana White enjoyed it enough to sign Marshall with no hesitation.
UFC Orlando Headliner is Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland but main focus is on the UFC prelims. Francis Marshall making his UFC debut against Marcelo Rojo (Ultimate Fighter contestant) has two losses against Charles Jourdain and Kyler Phillips. Rojo is a tough durable fighter but UFC matchmakers want Marshall to win because of the long term potential.
“I think it’s a good matchup for me,” Marshall told MMA Junkie. “He has a lot of experience. He’s a good striker, so it should be a classic striker vs. grappler match.https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2022/12/ufc-espn-42-francis-marshall-expects-marcelo-rojo-fight-classic-striker-vs-grappler-matchup
Marshall won’t disappoint in his UFC debut, Guning for that 50k bonus, Impressing Dana White and his right hand men with a great win. Fire Marshall will control this fight start to finish, Dictate when this fight is over
Win against Marcelo Rojo will be many more to come, Looking forward to watch his UFC Rising Fighter Video in few years as a top ten UFC Featherweight.
- 6-0 record
- 23 years old
- trains at Kurt Pellegrino MMA in New Jersey
- New Jersey High School wrestler
- Accomplished high school wrestler
- Kurt Pellegrino protege