Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
17-4-0
17-5-0

The tape

33
Age
31
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5UD 3KO 2UD 3
Form
UD 3UD 5SD 3SD 5UD 5
17
Wins
17
3
By KO
7
18
KO%
41
1
By Sub
1
6
SUB%
6
4
Losses
5
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2013
21
Bouts
22
61
Rounds
72
4 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 38 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
4

Merab Dvalishvili vs Petr Yan preview

When is Dvalishvili vs Yan II?

Merab Dvalishvili could set to fight Petr Yan, in Autumn/Fall 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 Yan II stats

Merab Dvalishvili would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Petr Yan would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Yan would have a large advantage in power over Dvalishvili, boasting a 41% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 18%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Dvalishvili and Yan would be pretty equal, both with a 6% submission rate.

Merab Dvalishvili is the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Yan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Dvalishvili. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.

Dvalishvili is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 61 to Yan's 72.

Dvalishvili vs Yan II form

Dvalishvili has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Henry Cejudo at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he was victorious against Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Petr Yan has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Yadong Song at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Merab Dvalishvili 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.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had been defeated by Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

He had defeated Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Petr Yan has been fighting more than Merab Dvalishvili.

Merab Dvalishvili last fought 2 months and 1 day ago, while Petr Yan's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dvalishvili vs Yan II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Dvalishvili vs Yan II yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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