Sep 04 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
23-8-0
KO 2
KO 2
13-4-0

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

KOKOSDKOSUB
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
23
Wins
13
10
By KO
2
43
KO%
15
6
By SUB
1
26
SUB%
8
8
Loses
4
5
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
32
Bouts
17
63
Rounds
48
4 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

6
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
10

Marlon Moraes vs Merab Dvalishvili report

Who won Moraes vs Dvalishvili?

Merab Dvalishvili beat Marlon Moraes by during the prelims of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Merab Dvalishvili.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Moraes vs Dvalishvili stats

Marlon Moraes stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Merab Dvalishvili made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Marlon Moraes' UFC record stood at 5-6-0, while Merab Dvalishvili's came in at 10-2-0.

The stats suggested Moraes had a large advantage in power over Dvalishvili, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 15%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moraes had an advantage over Dvalishvili, with a 26% submission rate over Dvalishvili's 8%.

Marlon Moraes was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Dvalishvili had 1-inch reach advantage.

Moraes was 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 had fought 11 more professional rounds, 72 to Dvalishvili's 61.

Moraes vs Dvalishvili form

Moraes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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.

Previous to that, he had won against 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.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.

Before that, he had beaten Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.

He had defeated Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.

Activity check

Moraes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Dvalishvili's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Moraes vs Dvalishvili?

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