Marvin Vettori Height, Weight, Records, Losses and Net Worth

Published 06/11/2021, 10:10 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 05: Marvin Vettori of Italy prepares to fight Jack Hermansson in a middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on December 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)


UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori is on the cusp of becoming the first Italian UFC champion if he can win out at UFC 263. ‘The Italian Dream’ will take on Israel Adesanya in a highly anticipated rematch that is three years in the making. Both men faced off in Glendale, Arizona back in 2018, and Adesanya walked away with the split decision win.

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Ironically enough, both men will rematch in the very same arena that they first met in back in 2018. Vettori has put together a five-fight win streak in order to earn a title shot against ‘The Last Stylebender’. In the process, he’s managed to elevate his profile not just amongst fans, but also at the box office.

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A Brief Look Marvin Vettori’s UFC record

Vettori fights out of Kings MMA and has been fighting in the UFC since August 2016. He made his debut on one of the biggest cards of all time in UFC 202: McGregor vs Diaz 2. He’s 7-2-1 in 10 UFC fights and 17-4-1 in his entire pro career.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 04: In this UFC handout, Marvin Vettori of Italy poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on December 04, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Southpaw fighter is busy on his feet with a 4.14 significant strikes landed per minute output per UFC stats.com. Furthermore, he has a 2.2 takedown (TD) average landed per 15 minutes with a TD accuracy of 53% and a TD defense rate of 78%.  If his last fight is any indication, Marvin Vettori has all the tools to be a dominant force inside the octagon.

Career MMA losses

Marvin Vettori has suffered 4 losses in his MMA career thus far with his first defeat coming all the way back in his debut. Three of his four defeats have come via unanimous decision in favor of his opponent. His most recent loss, which incidentally came to Israel Adesanya, came via split decision back in April 2018.

He’s never been stopped in his 22-fight career by either strikes or by submissions. As far as durable middleweights go, it’s hard to deny the Marvin Vettori isn’t at the top of that list.

Net Worth and Sponsorships

The Italian Dream’ has a net worth of $700, 000 that has been accrued largely through his UFC earnings per media refer.com. He made his first 6-figure pay-out when he faced Karl Roberson and has steadily maintained a similar upward trajectory. His main event showcase against Jack Hermansson, which put him on the map netted him a pay-out of $155, 000.

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As it stands, Marvin Vettori doesn’t have any marquee sponsorships to his name, however, that will change with a win at UFC 263. However, he has his own website for apparel and merchandise that will probably net him a solid earning.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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