Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Moraes vs Dvalishvili?
Merab Dvalishvili beat Marlon Moraes by , during the prelims of UFC 266, on Saturday 4th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of 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 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 made 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 suggested Moraes had a large advantage in power over Dvalishvili, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 15%.
Marlon Moraes was the older man by 2 years, at 33 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 15 more professional rounds, 65 to Dvalishvili's 50.
Moraes' last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Dvalishvili's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.