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Manvel Gamburyan was born on 8 May, 1981, is an Armenian mixed martial arts fighter. Discover Manvel Gamburyan's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 39 years old?

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Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 8 May 1981
Birthday 8 May
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Manvel Gamburyan Height, Weight & Measurements

At 40 years old, Manvel Gamburyan height is 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) and Weight 136 lb (62 kg; 9.7 st).

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Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 136 lb (62 kg; 9.7 st)
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Dating & Relationship status

He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Manvel Gamburyan Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Manvel Gamburyan worth at the age of 40 years old? Manvel Gamburyan’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from . We have estimated Manvel Gamburyan's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Fighter

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Less than two years into his retirement, Gamburyan appeared on Ariel and the Bad Guy Show and revealed he is returning from retirement and planning to enter competition in mid-2019.


Gamburyan next faced John Dodson on April 16, 2016 at UFC on Fox 19. Gamburyan lost the fight via TKO in the first round.

Gamburyan was expected to face Alejandro Pérez on September 17, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 94. However, Gamburyan pulled out of the fight in mid-August for undisclosed personal reasons and was replaced by Albert Morales.

Gamburyan lost to Johnny Eduardo on November 19, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 100 by 2nd round TKO. Gamburyan then announced his retirement.


Gamburyan was expected to face Aljamain Sterling on April 18, 2015 at UFC on Fox 15. However, Gamburyan pulled out of the bout citing injury and was replaced by Takeya Mizugaki.

Gamburyan faced Scott Jorgensen on July 15, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 71. He won the fight via unanimous decision.


Gamburyan faced Nik Lentz on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Gamburyan faced Cody Gibson in a bantamweight bout on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. He won the fight via submission in the second round.


Gamburyan was expected to face Chad Mendes on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. However, Gamburyan was forced out of the bout with a thumb injury. Mendes was then pulled from the card as a suitable replacement could not be found on short notice.

Gamburyan was expected to face Hacran Dias on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. However, Gamburyan was forced to pull out of the bout citing another injury and was replaced by Nik Lentz.

Gamburyan faced Cole Miller on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26. Gamburyan won the fight via unanimous decision.

Gamburyan faced Dennis Siver on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Subsequently, Siver failed a post fight drug screening, testing positive for banned substances. As a result, the decision was changed to a "No Contest".


Gamburyan defeated Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision on August 4, 2012 at UFC on FOX 4.


Gamburyan was expected to face Raphael Assunção on March 19, 2011 at UFC 128, but was forced out of the bout with a back injury and replaced by Erik Koch.

Gamburyan next faced Tyson Griffin on June 26, 2011 at UFC on Versus 4. He lost the fight via majority decision.

Gamburyan was expected to face Diego Nunes on September 24, 2011 at UFC 135, but was forced to withdraw from the bout after suffering a shoulder injury. The bout ultimately took place at UFC 141 and Gamburyan lost via unanimous decision.


Gamburyan lost via second round KO to José Aldo in a bout for the WEC Featherweight Championship on September 30, 2010 at WEC 51.

On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.


Gamburyan defeated Leonard Garcia on November 18, 2009 at WEC 44 via unanimous decision.


In 2007, Gamburyan appeared on the reality show The Ultimate Fighter 5, fighting on Jens Pulver's team. His nickname was changed to "Anvil" for his UFC career because "Pitbull" was already taken by other UFC fighters such as Andrei Arlovski and Thiago Alves.


Gamburyan began his career in mixed martial arts in 1999 at the age of 17. He won his first four fights, then lost a decision to future UFC Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk in 2001. Gamburyan's cousin Karo Parisyan nicknamed him "The Pitbull" for the tenacity he displayed in the fight.


In May 1991, Gamburyan's family relocated from Armenia to the United States. Shortly after his arrival, he began training in judo at Gokor Chivichyan and Gene LeBell's Hayastan MMA Academy, quickly becoming one of the top judokan in the country, winning junior nationals less than two years later. He went on to win junior nationals eight times, the junior Olympics once, and was a member of the 2000 Junior World Team. Later, Gamburyan also began training in Kyokushin Karate at age of 15.


Manvel Gamburyan (Armenian: Մանվել Գամբուրյան ; born May 8, 1981) is an Armenian mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC's lightweight, featherweight, and bantamweight divisions. A professional competitor since 1999, he was a cast member of Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter 5, and also competed in the WEC and for King of the Cage.