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Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Moraes vs Dvalishvili?
Marlon Moraes is set to take on Merab Dvalishvili, during the prelims of UFC 266, on Saturday 4th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Moraes vs Dvalishvili stats
Marlon Moraes steps into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Merab Dvalishvili will make his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Moraes has a large advantage in power over Dvalishvili, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 15%.
Marlon Moraes is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Dvalishvili has 1-inch reach advantage.
Moraes is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 9 months earlier than Dvalishvili, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 63 to Dvalishvili's 48.
Moraes vs Dvalishvili form
Marlon Moraes has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Rob Font at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Henry Cejudo at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
He had beat Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Moraes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Dvalishvili's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Moraes vs Dvalishvili US streams
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Moraes vs Dvalishvili UK streams
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