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When is Dvalishvili vs Cejudo?
Merab Dvalishvili could potentially face Henry Cejudo, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Dvalishvili vs Cejudo stats
Merab Dvalishvili would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Henry Cejudo would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cejudo would have a massive power advantage over Dvalishvili, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 19%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dvalishvili would have a slight advantage over Cejudo, with a 6% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.
Merab Dvalishvili is the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Dvalishvili has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dvalishvili is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 7 months later than Cejudo, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 11 more professional rounds, 58 to Cejudo's 47.
Dvalishvili vs Cejudo form
Dvalishvili has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Petr Yan at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had beat John Dodson at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Cejudo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, he had defeated T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
He had beat Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
In terms of recent activity, Merab Dvalishvili has been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.
Merab Dvalishvili last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Henry Cejudo's last outing was 4 months and 17 days ago.
Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Dvalishvili vs Cejudo?
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