Marvin Vettori

Marvin Vettori

Full NameMarvin Vettori

BornSeptember 20, 1993

Height6 ft 0 in



Marvin "The Italian Dream" Vettori is the current #2 ranked UFC Middleweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 18-wins and 5-losses and 1 draw. Vettori is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is currently on a 1-fight win streak.

  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Marvin Vettori UFC
  3. Marvin Vettori vs Israel Adesanya 2
  4. Marvin Vettori vs Paulo Costa
  5. Marvin Vettori Career Stats
  6. Marvin Vettori Last Fight
  7. Marvin Vettori Record

UFC 263: Adesanya v Vettori 2

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 2 amatuer 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 and. He made his Venator debut at 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 made his middleweight debut 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

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 as he lost 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 the fight 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 bounced back 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 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 was able to land 4 out of 14 attempted takedowns but got reversed twice and failed to capitalize on the other two successful takedowns. In the end, 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.

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Marvin Vettori Career Stats

Current Status:

Marvin Vettori's current record stands at 18-5-1. He is the current #2 UFC Middleweight Fighter with a current winning streak of 1-win.



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 2

Wins by Submission:

  1. 9

Wins by Decision:

  1. 7

Current Titles:

  1. None


  1. 74 in (188cm)


  1. 204 lb / 93 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Middleweight(2016 - present)
  2. Light Heavyweight(2021)
  3. Welterweight(2012 - 2015)

Marvin Vettori Last Fight

Marvin Vettori's last fight was against Paulo Costa at UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori. Vettori won the fight via Unanimous Decision.

Marvin Vettori Record

Below is the professional MMA record of Marvin Vettori:

Win18-5-1Paulo CostaDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 196: Costa vs. Vettori23/10/2021
Loss17-5-1Israel AdesanyaDecision (Unanimous)UFC 26312/06/2021
Win17-4-1Kevin HollandDecision (Unanimous)UFC on ABC 2: Vettori vs. Holland10/04/2021
Win16-4-1Jack HermanssonDecision (Unanimous)UFC on ESPN 19: Hermansson vs. Vettori05/12/2020
Win15-4-1Karl RobersonSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)UFC on ESPN 10: Eye vs. Calvillo13/06/2020
Win14-4-1Andrew SanchezDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 161: Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson12/10/2019
Win13-4-1Cezar FerreiraDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 155: De Randamie vs. Ladd13/07/2019
Loss12-4-1Israel AdesanyaDecision (Split)UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje14/04/2018
Draw12-3-1Omari AkhmedovDraw (Majority)UFC 21930/12/2017
Win12-3Vitor MirandaDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 112: Chiesa vs. Lee25/06/2017
Loss11-3Antonio Carlos Jr.Decision (Unanimous)UFC 20730/12/2016
Win11-2Alberto Emiliano PereiraSubmission (Guillotine Choke)UFC 20220/08/2016
Win10-2Igor AraujoSubmission (Guillotine Choke)Venator FC 321/05/2016
Win9-2Jack MasonKO (Knee and Punches)Venator FC 212/12/2015
Win8-2Daniele ScatizziDecision (Unanimous)Venator FC - Guerrieri Italiani Finals30/05/2015
Win7-2Giorgio PietriniSubmission (Guillotine Choke)Venator FC - Guerrieri Italiani Semifinals29/03/2015
Win6-2Anderson da Silva SantosTKO (Punches and Elbows)Venator FC - Guerrieri Italiani Quarterfinals25/01/2015
Loss5-2Bill BeaumontDecision (unanimous)UCMMA 4006/09/2014
Win5-1Giorgio PietriniSubmission (Toe Hold)Impera FC 313/06/2014
Win4-1Radovan UskrtSubmission (Triangle Choke)Only Men Stuff: European MMA League 108/02/2014
Win3-1Luca RonchettiSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)Impera FC 214/12/2013
Win2-1Matt RobinsonSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)UCMMA 3730/11/2013
Win1-1Tom RichardsSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)UCMMA 3503/08/2013
Loss0-1Alessandro GrandisDecision (Unanimous)NGT 6 - Para Bellum21/07/2012
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