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Edmond Tarverdyan Net Worth – $500,000

What is Edmond Tarverdyan’s net worth? Who is Edmond Tarverdyan’s wife?


Edmond Tarverdyan, known as “The Diamond,” is an Armenian striking coach who is best known as the coach of former professional mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey.

He was also the WBC Muaythai International Welterweight Champion.

During his career, Tarverdyan had more than 300 fights with a 90 percent winning ratio.


Tarverdyan was born on December 15, 1981, in Kirovakan, Armenia.

His father moved the family to Russia to open a shoe factory.

In 1990, the family settled in Glendale. ”Everyone back in Armenia either fights, boxes, wrestles, or does martial arts,” said Edmond about his native country in a later interview. He added: ”It’s the most popular sport.”

Tarverdyan started training in Glendale at age seven with the help of Kеn Arutyunyan.

Ronda Rousey

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Edmond Tarverdyan and Coach Ronda Rousey speak to Jessica Rakoczy in her corner before her bout against Roxanne Modafferi (not pictured) in their preliminary fight during filming of season eighteen of The Ultimate Fighter on June 12, 2013 in Las Vegas – @Getty

In 2010, he began working with Ronda Rousey at the Glendale Fight Club. Rousey is the first UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion.

In July 2018, Ronda was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

”When she came in, I didn’t want to train her because I had my hands full,” Edmond said during The Joe Rogan Experience podcast about the first meeting with Rousey. He later said: ”After like three, four months of being in the gym, I gave her a few pointers.”

He began working with Ronda more closely in August 2010 after watching her win her amateur MMA debut in 23 seconds.

Edmond Tarverdyan with Ronda Rousey

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”Her speed, power, explosiveness without even having that top level of training, the way she did it, I knew she was a real athlete, a real fighter,” he described Ronda.

Criticized by AnnMaria De Mars

”I think Edmond is a terrible coach, and I will say it publicly,” said AnnMaria De Mars, Rousey’s mother and the first American to win a gold medal at the World Judo Championships. De Mars also said about Tarverdyan: ”I think he’s a terrible coach. I think he hit the lottery when Ronda walked in there.”

AnnMaria De Mars also believes that Edmond uses Ronda’s fame to ”lure people in” to his gym.

”It’s her mom, at the end of the day, and that’s it,” Edmond said. ”I’m a person that’s never spoke negative about anybody’s mom and will never do that.”

Edmond Tarverdyan Net Worth

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”Any reaction or response I have to my mother, she’s going to hear it from me and not a media outlet,” Ronda commented on the matter.

Rousey vs. Holly Holm

”Ronda punches like a monster,” Tarverdyan told Fox Sports in 2015 before Rousey’s match with Holly Holm. He added: ”They don’t know what they’re up against until she stands in front of them.”

On November 15, 2015, she lost the fight vs. Holly Holm in the main event at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia.

”It was the biggest loss of my career,” Edmond said after he was criticized for the way he prepared Ronda. Tarverdyan continued: ”I’ve got to work harder.”

Ronda Rousey married Travis Browne in Hawaii on August 26, 2017. Browne is a mixed martial artist who is also trained by Tarverdyan.

Tarverdyan trained Vic Darchinyan, a former world champion, in two weight classes.

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Edmen Shahbazyan

Tarverdyan coaches mixed martial artist Edmen Shahbazyan. 

Shahbazyan has been training at Glendale Fighting Club since the age of 12. ”He was 15 years old, and he was still bigger than me, but he was one of my training partners,” Rousey said about the first time she met Edmen Shahbazyan.

In July 2018, Tarverdyan called out Brendan Schaub to come to fight Edmen Shahbazyan. He was willing to bet $100k. As of September 2020, Edmen Shahbazyan is #11 in the UFC middleweight rankings. Edmond and Ronda serve as Edmen’s managers. They also negotiate his deals with the UFC.


Edmond Tarverdyan is married to Diana Avetisyan. The couple, who dated for a significant period before tying the knot, are parents to two children, Ella and Roman Tarverdyan.

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He is 5’11” tall.

Edmond Tarverdyan – Net Worth & Bankruptcy

Tarverdyan filed for bankruptcy on July 29, 2015.

Before that, Edmond transferred his rights to the Glendale Fighting Club to his wife.

He was allegedly in debt of over $700k to several banks.

When he was asked under oath about how much money he received from training Rousey in 2015, Tarverdyan responded: ”It’s in, it’s in the, it’s in the six-figure mark.”

In early 2017, Tarverdyan settled his bankruptcy case for $160,000 or lose the Glendale Fight Club.

Therefore, Armenian striking coach Edmond Tarverdyan has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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