5 of the best Mexican fighters right now [UPDATED July 2023]

Mexico is fast becoming a powerhouse in MMA, and these are the fighters leading the charge.

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4. Marco Beltran

Fighting out of Mexico City, Marco Beltrán made his professional MMA debut in 2008 at the young age of 22 years old. Beltrán took up boxing in middle school before ultimately transitioning over to MMA.

Having a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Beltrán has had 10 of his 19 wins come by way of submission. Though having competed at flyweight, Beltrán is primarily a bantamweight fighter.

'Psycho' joined the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America in 2014, competing for Team Velasquez. Following that, Beltrán signed with the UFC, with his official debut being against Marlon Vera.

Beltrán stayed with the promotion for less than three years before returning to Mexico and signing with Lux Fight League. His first fight for the promotion was for the Lux bantamweight championship, which he won. He would go on to have four successful title defences before signing a four-fight deal with Ares FC in early 2023.

'Psycho' is one of the most exciting fighters in the world right now and is definitely a must-see talent. Always striving to be the best, expect Marco Beltrán's name to be one you hear quite often.