Who Is Coaching Marvin Vettori and Who Is in Marvin Vettori’s Camp?

Published 06/12/2021, 10:29 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 13: Marvin Vettori of Italy celebrates after his submission victory over Karl Roberson in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 13, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)


UFC 263 is all set to be one of the best MMA events of the year. Therefore, there has been much talk regarding everyone involved with the event. One of the best fights of the night is going to be the main event between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Adesanya is coming into the fight on the back of his first ever professional MMA loss. While Vettori is riding high on the back of 5 consecutive victories. Vettori and Adesanya have faced each other before at the UFC on Fox 29 event. Vettori lost that fight via a split decision and would love to get his revenge this time around.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story: Top 5 Best Finishes Of Deiveson Figueiredo In The UFC

Vettori is a very different fighter than what he was back in 2018, and has worked really hard to achieve outstanding success in the UFC. While Vettori’s effort is clearly visible to everyone, there is a team behind him that seldom gets the recognition.

Looking at the team behind Marvin Vettori

Rafael Cordeiro is Marvin Vettori’s head coach and one of the prime reasons behind Vettori’s success. The Brazilian coach is the founder of Kings MMA and is known for training multiple MMA world champions. Few of Cordeiro’s most well-known students are Anderson Silva, Mauricio Rua, Wanderlei Silva, Rafael dos Anjos and Cris Cyborg.

Cordeiro was also a MMA fighter himself and has a professional record of (4-2). Cordeiro is also the two-time recipient of the Coach of the year award at the world MMA awards.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

DIVE DEEPER

‘Don’t Be Scared Jonny Boy’- Francis Ngannou Responds to Jon Jones’ Comments

about 2 months ago

Recently Cordeiro shared his views on Vettori’s upcoming fight against Adesanya, he said. ” We are super excited, we are grateful to the UFC, for the opportunity they gave us. To put our kid to fight for the belt, expect a great fight, expect a great war. Italy is gonna have your first UFC champ.”

Led by Rafael Cordeiro, Marvin Vettori has a great team behind him, which works very hard for his success. Vettori also appreciates his team and is never short of praising them. “When I work hard for them, what I can promise for them is a war.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Vettori would love to become the first Italian UFC champion. And with such a great coach and team behind him, it will come as no surprise if he becomes the new UFC Middleweight champion at UFC 263.

Trending Stories

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Paras Pande

405 articles

Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT