"I will be the first Italian UFC Champion."
Marvin Vettori was born on the 20th of September 1993, in Mezzocorona, the town where he spent his entire childhood.
He started his career at the London Shootfighters, where he became a professional athlete. After 5 wins and 1 loss, he went back to Italy. In Italy, he won the belt at the Venator Fighting Championship, and had some tough matches in the same circuit against international fighters.
On the 20th of August 2016, he defeated Alberto Uda in his first UFC match (UFC 202 Diaz vs McGregor 2).
Currently, he lives in California, trains at Kings MMA, and fights in the UFC middleweight division.