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Merab Dvalishvili vs Umar Nurmagomedov preview
When is Dvalishvili vs Nurmagomedov?
Merab Dvalishvili could potentially face the challenge of Umar Nurmagomedov, in Autumn/Fall 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Dvalishvili vs Nurmagomedov 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.
Umar Nurmagomedov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Dvalishvili would have a slight advantage in power over Nurmagomedov, with a 19% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 13%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have a massive advantage over Dvalishvili, boosting at 44% submission rate over Dvalishvili's 6%.
Merab Dvalishvili is the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Nurmagomedov has a height advantage of 2 inches over Dvalishvili. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dvalishvili is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 58 to Nurmagomedov's 34.
Dvalishvili vs Nurmagomedov 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had defeated John Dodson at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Nurmagomedov's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Dvalishvili vs Nurmagomedov?
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