Marcus Hicks

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Marcus Hicks
Born (1975-11-25) November 25, 1975 (age 39)
Lewisville, Texas, United States
Other names The Wrecking Ball
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Division Lightweight
Reach 64 in (160 cm)
Style Boxing
Fighting out of Lewisville, Texas
Team Hicks MMA/GG Boxing
Rank black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Professional boxing record
Total 10
Wins 5
By knockout 2
Losses 4
By knockout 1
Draws 1
Mixed martial arts record
Total 15
Wins 10
By knockout 2
By submission 8
Losses 4
By knockout 2
By decision 2
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Marcus Dewayne Hicks (born November 25, 1975) is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights as a lightweight. He is often mistaken for another lightweight mixed martial artist named Marcus Hicks from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Hicks made his professional mixed martial arts debut on January 26, 2002, defeating Ben Hand at Rocky Mountain Slammer 1 via armbar submission. Following this win, Hicks would compile a record of 5–0 before signing with WEC.[1]

World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

After winning his first three fights in the WEC by guillotine choke, Hicks fought Jamie Varner for the WEC Lightweight Championship losing by TKO in the first round.

Hicks next fought former WEC lightweight champion Rob McCullough at WEC 39 on March 1, 2009, losing by majority decision.

In his most recent fight at WEC 42 on August 9, 2009, Hicks lost to Shane Roller by unanimous decision. After his loss to Roller, Hicks was subsequently released from the promotion.

Legacy FC[edit]

After being away from the sport for two and a half years, Hicks returned to face Kamarudeen Usman at Legacy FC 33 on July 18, 2014. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

Personal life[edit]

Marcus has a daughter.[2]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10–4 (1) Kamarudeen Usman TKO (punches) Legacy FC 33 July 18, 2014 2 5:00 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 10–3 (1) Joshua Lee Submission (guillotine choke) EF - Element Fighting January 14, 2012 2 0:42 Plano, Texas, United States
Win 9–3 (1) Anthony Macias Submission (armbar) Supreme Warrior Championship April 3, 2010 1 2:30 Frisco, Texas, United States
Loss 8–3 (1) Shane Roller Decision (unanimous) WEC 42 August 9, 2009 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 8–2 (1) Rob McCullough Decision (majority) WEC 39 March 1, 2009 3 5:00 Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Loss 8–1 (1) Jamie Varner TKO (punches) WEC 35 August 3, 2008 1 2:08 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For WEC Lightweight Championship.
Win 8–0 (1) Ed Ratcliff Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 33 March 26, 2008 1 1:42 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 7–0 (1) Scott McAfee Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 30 September 5, 2007 1 2:15 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 6–0 (1) Sergio Gomez Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 27 May 12, 2007 2 3:20 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 5–0 (1) Hector Munoz TKO (punches) Ultimate Texas Showdown 4 February 25, 2006 2 0:10 Texas, United States
Win 4–0 (1) Frank Kirmse Submission Inferno Promotions: Meltdown June 24, 2005 1 N/A Plano, Texas, United States
NC 3–0 (1) Fred Leavy No Contest (premature stoppage) Venom - First Strike[3] September 18, 2004 1 5:00 Huntington Beach, California, United States
Win 3–0 Keith Wilson TKO (cut) King of the Rockies January 3, 2004 2 1:12 Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Win 2–0 Tony Tucci Submission (strikes) ISCF: Anarchy in August August 2, 2003 1 N/A Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Win 1–0 Ben Hand Submission (armbar) Rocky Mountain Slammer 1 January 26, 2002 2 1:23 Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RMS 1: Rocky Mountain Slammer Results". sherdog.com. January 26, 2002. 
  2. ^ "Q&A with Marcus "The Wrecking Ball" Hicks". Stations.ESPN.go.com. 2009-02-23. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Venom - First Strike Results". sherdog.com. September 18, 2004. 

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