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Khushnood Butt, named Marco Rodrigues (マルコ・ロドリゲス) 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.

He was voiced by Hikaru Hanada.


Khushnood's personality balances between goofy and serious. 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 Style

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

Music Themes

  • From Brazil - Garou: Mark of the Wolves





  • Khuhsnood Butt was probably changed from Marco Rodriguez to avoid confusion with the real life mixed martial artist named Ricco Rodriguez.
  • Creators have stated that he is the most durable fighter of the new cast.
  • 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.
Fatal Fury characters
Fatal Fury Terry BogardAndy BogardJoe HigashiRichard MeyerMichael MaxDuck KingTung Fu RueHwa JaiRaidenBilly KaneGeese Howard
Fatal Fury 2 Kim KaphwanMai ShiranuiCheng SinzanJubei YamadaBig BearAxel HawkLaurence BloodWolfgang Krauser
Fatal Fury Special Ryo Sakazaki
Fatal Fury 3 Blue MaryBob WilsonFranco BashHon-FuSokaku MochizukiRyuji YamazakiJin ChonreiJin Chonshu
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Nightmare GeeseShadow AndyEX Blue MaryEX Billy KaneEX Tung Fu RueIori Yagami
Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special Dominated Mind White
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 AlfredLi XiangfeiRick Strowd
Fatal Fury: First Contact Lao
Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition Touji SakataTsugumi SendoMr. Karate II
Garou: Mark of the Wolves Rock HowardB. JenetKim Dong HwanKim Jae HoonHotaru FutabaGatoTizocMarco RodriguezHokutomaruKevin RianFreemanGrantKain R. Heinlein