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Vitori issues statement after UFC Paris loss, promises he will be champion

Marvin Vettori vowed to get stronger after losing to Robert Whittaker at UFC Paris last Saturday .

Vettori was crushed by former UFC middleweight champ Whittaker as he continued to steer clear of challenges in other divisions. Although the “Italian Dream” has not been able to compete with “The Grim Reaper,” he has promised to move on and pursue his dream of becoming a UFC champion.

“Starting at Mezzocorona and reaching the top of the MMA world didn’t happen overnight,” Vettori wrote in Italian on Instagram. “Over the years, despite all odds and steady work, many people have been passionate about and inspired by my profession, and my determination has always prevailed. For that, I thank you from the beginning to the end. What you have seen so far Not the top of the mountain. We will climb back and conquer higher mountains. It is a promise.

“This game is not for the faint of heart,” Vettori continued “We have big shoulders and we’re not going to give up. There is only one way, and that is to move forward. I promise everyone that I will be back better than ever. Hats off to Whitaker, well executed and well tuned. Nothing has changed, one day we will be champions. I promise you that. “

Vettori has a title shot after five straight wins, including a decision against other contenders at UFC Vegas 16 against Jack Hermansson and Kevin Holland and UFC Vegas 23, respectively. He shares the octagon with Israel Adesanya, the man he lost to by a split decision at FOX 29 at the UFC four years ago. Fast forward to UFC 263, “Last Stylebender” Another victory, this time by a unanimous decision for his third successful defense.

The King’s MMA product then transitioned from middleweight to light heavyweight , got a fight with Paul Costa, who he defeated by unanimous decision at UFC Vegas 41 last October.



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