- Famous Name
- Birth Name Ronny Markes Sales da Silva
- Birth Place Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
- Famous Name Ronny Markes
- Birth Date April 21, 1988
- Net Worth $1 million
- Salary $138,000
- Height 1.85 m
- Nationality Brazilian
- Profession Professional Fighter
- Married to Priscila Markes
Ronny Marki Sales da Silva is currently competing in the Light Heavyweight division of the Professional Fighters League. He is the Brazilian mixed martial artist who debuted in Professional Fighters League in 2007 and after playing 26 professional fights, he is the current King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Champion.
Born on April 21, 1988, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, Ronny Markes is the Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is married and has three children with his gorgeous wife.
Ronny Markes is a well-known fighter who has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His annual salary from UFC is around $138,000 and fighting for different other championship he earns $35,584 per year and from his winning games, Ronny gets paid an average amount of $30,000 as a bonus.
Ronny Markes is also a champion of King of the cage and averagely, fighters of King Of The Cage earn $75,465 per year and he is receiving $3,500 to $40,000 from Rebook as a part of sponsorship deals.
Veteran Ronny Markes has signed a contract with Bellator in order to prompt the Mixed Martial Arts, the amount he has received from the Bellator has not been published yet but it is confirmed that he will play multiple matches under the banner of Bellator
Tied In A Knot With Priscila
Ronny Markes is married to his wife Priscilla. Pricila is the assistant manager at a Bank Natal. They were in a long term relationship before getting married and Ronny always praises Priscila for being with him and once he said:
“People would ask what she was doing with me, that she could instead be with someone in the financial sector, someone who could give her a better life. But she told me she always believed in our love. She always gave me good advice.”
Two Children From Pricila's Previous Marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Markes are the parents of three children but two them from Pricila's previous husband. Ronny Markes has given his name to these children now and the whole Markes family is having a very good life.
The Bellator fighter describes his wife's previous marriage life saying:
“He’s a troubled guy, addicted to crack, he has no contact with his 5-year-old son, he used to beat my now wife, we just managed to attain full legal custody of the children, I had adopted the children so they’ll have my last name and I love these children more than anything in life”
Ronny Markes has a beautiful family and being a father he is able to give a good life to his family and while he is not in the ring he loves to spend time with his family.
Ronny Markes made a debut in MMA in the 2007 MMA event which was held in Spain. He made his UFC debut in 2011 as a replacement of Stephan Bonnar against Karlos Vemola, and after being signed by UFC, in his first six games, he lost three games and won two games.
Ronny Markes has played 26 professional fights so far where he has won 19 with 6 knockouts, 6 submissions, and 7 games with the decision. He has lost 7 games with 3 knockouts, 3 submissions, and 1 by decision.
He is scheduled to fight Josh Barnett in the main event on December 20, 2019.