mike_marrello_promo1.jpg Chicago-area middleweight Mike Marrello has been selected for the seventh season of “The Ultimate Fighter” on Spike TV, sources have revealed exclusively to FiveOuncesOfPain.com (www.FiveOuncesOfPain.com).

Marrello has compiled a 6-1-1 record in eight pro fights and was undefeated an amateur, going 4-0. He trains out of Jeff Curran’s camp in Illinois.

The 29-year old has competed for both the Xtreme Fighting Organization and King of the Cage fight promotions. His last bout was on December 1 at XFO 21, where he recorded a submission victory over Ron Fields at 2:48 of round 1.

His lone pro loss occurred this past June, when he was defeated by Terry Davinney via TKO as a result of a referee’s stoppage.

Marrello served in the Marines from 1996-2000 and was stationed in San Diego, Okinawa, South Korea, and Quantico, VA, according to his official web site.

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