Marvin Vettori

Marvin Vettori

Personal Information

Full Name Marvin Vettori
Date of Birth September 20, 1993
Nationality Italian
Height 6 ft 0 in
Nickname The Italian Dream

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In Photos: Marvin Vettori treks picturesque peaks of Croz dell'Altissimo in Italy with friends and family In Photos: Marvin Vettori treks picturesque peaks of Croz dell'Altissimo in Italy with friends and family
In Photos: Marvin Vettori treks picturesque peaks of Croz dell'Altissimo in Italy with friends and family
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"If you're a man, stand behind what you say" - Brendan Allen pieces up Marvin Vettori over online beef after Italian's Twitter tirade "If you're a man, stand behind what you say" - Brendan Allen pieces up Marvin Vettori over online beef after Italian's Twitter tirade
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"You look like dog sh*t" - Marvin Vettori rips into Brendan Allen for Dricus du Plessis callout after "embarrassing" fight against Chris Curtis "You look like dog sh*t" - Marvin Vettori rips into Brendan Allen for Dricus du Plessis callout after "embarrassing" fight against Chris Curtis
"You look like dog sh*t" - Marvin Vettori rips into Brendan Allen for Dricus du Plessis callout after "embarrassing" fight against Chris Curtis

Marvin Vettori: A Brief Biography

Marvin "The Italian Dream" Vettori is the current #4 ranked UFC Middleweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 19 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. Vettori is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is currently on a 1-fight win streak.




Latest News Update for Marvin Vettori


Marvin Vettori won his last fight against Roman Dolidze via a unanimous win for UFC 286 on March 18, 2023.


UFC 286: Edwards v Usman 3
Marvin Vettori vs. Roman Dolidze



Marvin Vettori Facts


Birth PlaceTrento, Italy
Star SignVirgo
Age29
MMA Debut2012
MMA Record19-6-1
AchievementsFormer Venator FC welterweight champion.
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter




Early Life and Career


Marvin Vettori's combat sports journey started at age 13 when he started training in kickboxing. He later transitioned into MMA and made his amateur debut in 2011 at Shooto Italy: Fight Night Project. Vettori defeated Marco Piotr Garatti in his debut but lost his next two amateur fights. Following this, he turned professional in 2012.


Vettori made his professional MMA debut at New Generation Tournament 6 against Alessandro Grandis. Vettori lost the fight via unanimous decision. He bounced back from the loss and went on a 5-fight win streak before getting a title shot at the vacant UCMMA Welterweight Championship against Bill Beaumont at UCMMA 40. Vettori lost the fight via unanimous decision.


After this loss, Marvin signed with Venator FC. He made his Venator debut at the Venator FC Guerrieri Italiani tournament. Vettori defeated Anderson da Silva Santos in the quarterfinals and Giorgio Pietrini in the semifinals. Following this, he fought Daniele Scatizzi at Venator FC 1 for the Venator FC Welterweight Championship. Marvin won the fight to become the new Venator FC Welterweight Championship. Vettori then fought Jack Mason at Venator FC in his first title defense. Vettori missed weight for the bout and got stripped of the title. Despite this, Vettori won the fight via second-round KO (Knee and Punches).


Vettori then moved to middleweight and debuted against Igor Araujo at Venator FC 3. He won the fight via first-round submission(guillotine choke). After this victory, Vettori left Venator to join the UFC in 2016.



Marvin Vettori UFC


UFC 207: Carlos Junior v Vettori
Marvin Vettori


Marvin Vettori made his UFC debut at UFC 202 against Alberto Emiliano Pereira and won the fight in the first round via guillotine choke submission. Vettori could not build on this momentum, losing his next fight against Antonio Carlos Jr at UFC 207 before bouncing back and defeating Vitor Miranda at UFC Fight Night Chiesa vs. Lee.


Vettori then fought Omari Akhmedov at UFC 219. The back-and-forth fight ended in a draw as 2-judges scored 28-28, and the third judge scored it 29-28 in Vettori's favor. He then fought Israel Adesanya at UFC on Fox 29 in another close fight. This time, the decision did not go in Vettori's favor, as he lost the bout via split decision.


Marvin returned from the loss and went on a 5-fight win streak in the UFC. Due to this dominant run, he got a title shot at the UFC Middleweight Championship against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263. Unlike their first fight, Vettori was outclassed by Adesanya in the bout and lost via unanimous decision.


He recently bounced back from this loss and defeated Paulo Costa at Light Heavyweight via unanimous decision.



Marvin Vettori Record


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Win19-6-1Roman DolidzeDecision UFC 286March 18, 202335:00London, U.K
Loss18–6–1Robert WhittakerDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. TuivasaSeptember 3, 202235:00Paris, France
Win18–5–1Paulo CostaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. VettoriOctober 23, 202155:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss17–5–1Israel AdesanyaDecision (unanimous)UFC 263June 12, 202155:00
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Win17–4–1Kevin HollandDecision (unanimous)UFC on ABC: Vettori vs. HollandApril 10, 202155:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win16–4–1Jack HermanssonDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Hermansson vs. VettoriDecember 5, 202055:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win15–4–1Karl RobersonSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. CalvilloJune 13, 202014:17
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win14–4–1Andrew SanchezDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. WatersonOctober 12, 201935:00
Tampa, Florida, United States
Win13–4–1Cezar FerreiraDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. LaddJuly 13, 201935:00
Sacramento, California, United States
Loss12–4–1Israel AdesanyaDecision (split)UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. GaethjeApril 14, 201835:00
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Draw12–3–1Omari AkhmedovDraw (majority)UFC 219December 30, 201735:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–3Vitor MirandaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. LeeJune 25, 201735:00
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Loss11–3Antônio Carlos JúniorDecision (unanimous)UFC 207December 30, 201635:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–2Alberto UdaSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 202August 20, 201614:30
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10–2Igor AraújoSubmission (guillotine choke)Venator FC 3May 21, 201614:30Milan, Italy
Win9–2Jack MasonKO (knee and punches)Venator FC 2December 12, 201511:46Rimini, Italy
Win8–2Daniele ScatizziDecision (unanimous)Venator FC 1May 30, 201535:00Bologna, Italy
Win7–2Giorgio PietriniSubmission (guillotine choke)Venator FC: Guerrieri Italiani SemifinalsMarch 29, 201512:18Bologna, Italy
Win6–2Anderson da Silva SantosTKO (punches)Venator FC: Guerrieri Italiani QuarterfinalsJanuary 25, 201511:07Bologna, Italy
Loss5–2Bill BeaumontDecision (unanimous)UCMMA 40September 6, 201435:00London, England
Win5–1Giorgio PietriniSubmission (toe hold)Impera FC 3June 13, 201413:14Rome, Italy
Win4–1Radovan UskrtSubmission (triangle choke)European MMA League 1February 8, 201411:49Zagreb, Croatia
Win3–1Luca RonchettiSubmission (rear-naked choke)Impera FC 2December 14, 201314:07Rome, Italy
Win2–1Matt RobinsonSubmission (rear-naked choke)UCMMA 37November 30, 201313:30London, England
Win1–1Tom RichardsSubmission (rear-naked choke)UCMMA 35August 3, 201311:31London, England
Loss0–1Alessandro GrandisDecision (unanimous)New Generation Tournament 6July 21, 201225:00Seveso, Italy




Marvin Vettori Popular Fights


Marvin Vettori vs Israel Adesanya 2


Marvin Vettori fought Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 263. Vettori was outclassed in the striking area as Adesanya kept connecting with leg kicks while maintaining distance during the entire 5-rounds.


Vettori landed 4 out of 14 attempted takedowns but got reversed twice and failed to capitalize on the other two successful takedowns. Ultimately, Vettori could not do much against the champion and lost the fight via unanimous decision.


UFC 263: Adesanya v Vettori 2

Marvin Vettori vs Paulo Costa


Marvin Vettori fought Paulo Costa at UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori. Marvin was more active in the first round as he outworked Posta in the first round. Vettori lost the second-round 10-9 on the judges' scorecard due to Costa's superior kickboxing abilities. However, a point was taken away from Costa in the second round due to his eye pokes. Vettori bounced back in rounds 3 and 4 as he landed nearly double the strikes in round 3 and outworked Costa in round 4.


Vettori lost round 5 as Costa increased the volume of body kicks and out-landed Vettori. This aggression in round 5 wasn't enough to secure the victory for Costa as the judges gave the fight to Vettori via unanimous decision.


credit: MMA Fighting


FAQs on Marvin Vettori


Q1. How many losses does Marvin Vettori have in the UFC?<H3>


Marvin Vettori has had four losses in the UFC.



Q2. How many fights has Marvin Vettori had in the UFC?


Marvin Vettori has had fourteen fights in the UFC so far.



Q3. What is Marvin Vettori's current rank in the UFC?


Marvin Vettori is the No.4 ranked contender in the middleweight division of the UFC.





*Last updated on March 20, 2023.

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