Who Is Marlon Chito Vera Wife María Paulina Escobar? Married Life And Tattoo Meaning Explained

Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera is a 29 years old Ecuadorian mixed martial artist born on the 2nd of December 1992 in Chone, Ecuador, as Marlon Andres Vera Delgado.

The fighter first appeared on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America and currently competes in the Bantamweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Furthermore, Vera is ranked #5 in the UFC bantamweight rankings as of the 2nd of May 2022.

UFC: Marlon Chito Vera Wife María Paulina Escobar And Married Life

María Paulina Escobar is the beautiful wife of the Ecuadorian mixed martial artist Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera, and they have been together for a decade.

The couple marked their aluminum wedding anniversary on the 12th of January 2022 and posted their stunning pictures on social networking sites to celebrate the special day.


Vera and Escobar are so in love and live happily ever after with their children; they have gotten blessed with three gorgeous kids, two daughters, Ana Paula and Eliana, and a son, José Ignacio.

María is a social media influencer with 111k followers as she often posts her daily lifestyle on the platform; she goes by the username @mariapaulinae and has made 15k posts as of the 14th of August 2022.

Meaning Behind Marlon Chito Vera Head Tattoo 

Vera has gotten a new tattoo on his head of a scorpion with a skull in the middle; he just picked it up from the designs from a book shown to him by his friend who tattooed him.

The tattoo is a representation of art, and he likes it; however, the MMA fighter revealed in an interview, unlike other parts where he got inked, he didn’t feel much pain while getting his skull inked.


Moreover, it’s not the only art he got in his body; the athlete is 80% covered with designs all over his body. The athlete wanted to get tatted since he was a kid and started getting patterns in his body when he was 18/19; Marlon inked his daughter’s name when she was born in 2011.

What Happened To Marlon Chito Vera’s Daughter Ana Paula?

Vera welcomed his daughter Ana Paula in 2011 when he was 18 and María was 17; however, Ana got diagnosed with a rare neurological condition called Möbius syndrome.


The brave little girl lives with a neurological condition affecting her musculature behind facial expressions and eye movements. Even though she is not as healthy as her siblings, her parents love her to the moon and back.

With the love and care of her mom and dad, Paula has been living a comfortable life as they would never compromise her happiness; she turned 11 on the 5th of April, 2022, and the family had a fun celebration on her birthday. 

Marlon Chito Vera’s Daughter Surgery Details

Ana underwent surgery in 2018 to smile for the first time in seven years as she suffered from a rare congenital neurological condition that prevents her from forming facial expressions.

The athlete created a GoFundMe account as his daughter’s surgery was expensive, and he was able to raise $20,000 through the fundraiser and saved most of the $80,000 through fighting.


Chito never gave up on his princess, nor did he become a young couple who broke up following their firstborn’s birth with a rare condition. Instead, he deiced to stay by his wife’s side and keep the baby girl.

Furthermore, Marlon invested the money he could have used in the downpayment of the house he bought on Paula, and he never regrets the decision. His dedication to witnessing his baby smile paid off, and he couldn’t be prouder of the achievement.

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