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Khushnood Butt
Khushnood Butt in Garou: Mark of the Wolves
Full nameKhushnood Butt (English version)
Marco Rodriguez (Japanese version)
BirthdateSeptember 4; 40 years old
BirthplaceFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Height183 cm (6'0")
Weight93 kg (205 lbs)
Blood typeA
Job/OccupationKyokugenryu Karate Instructor
LikesHis black belt, his Kyokugen signboard, his hut for training
HobbiesReading picture books (he always cries reading Disney stories)
Favorite foodChicken curry, rakkyou, grilled (roasted) chicken
Forte in sportsShotput
Special skillSewing, tailoring
Most unpleasantSake
Favorite musicSamba (it boils his blood)
Fighting styleKyokugenryu Karate

Khushnood Butt (クシュヌード・バット, Kushunūdo Batto), named Marco Rodriguez (マルコ・ロドリゲス, Maruko Rodorigesu) in Japan, is a character in the Fatal Fury series of fighting games, who was first introduced in Garou: Mark of the Wolves. His role in the game is to substitute Ryo Sakazaki as the new Kyokugenryu Karate practitioner. His name was probably changed to avoid confusion with mixed martial artist Ricco Rodriguez. Since his introduction, Khushnood created a great fuzz, with several fans wanting SNK to use him in The King of Fighters series or in the next Garou. Creators state that he is the most durable fighter of the new cast.

He was voiced by Hikaru Hanada, who also voices Tizoc.


Khushnood Butt was an apprentice of Ryo Sakazaki. When he became a black belt, he opened a dojo in Brazil and started teaching Kyokugenryu Karate. To prove the might of the martial art, Khushnood entered the "King of Fighters: Maximum Mayhem" tournament. When he returned, he learned that all of his best students got beaten up by the "Gym Buster". Hearing that, he now seeks the maniac.


Khushnood's personality balances between the goofy and the serious personalities. He is reckless, but also wise. He looks up to his master and respects him very much. He considers Tizoc to be a worthy adversary.


  • Sense - Khushnood can sense people nearby through his ki.
  • Gather Ki - Khushnood can gather ki from nature.
  • Energy Projectile - Khushnood can fire the Kouken and Haou Shoukou Ken.
  • Energy Attacks - Khushnood can infuse his attacks with energy.
  • Multiple Attacks - Khushnood can deliver several punches at almost the same time.

Fighting StyleEdit

Khushnood fights with Kyokugenryu Karate fighting style, similar to Ryo's and Takuma's fighting style.

Music ThemesEdit

  • From Brazil - Garou: Mark of the Wolves

Game AppearancesEdit

Cameo AppearancesEdit






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