Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
24-4-0
17-4-0

The tape

34
Age
33
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 2SD 5KO 2SD 5
Form
UD 3UD 5UD 3KO 2UD 3
24
Wins
17
3
By KO
3
13
KO%
18
8
By Sub
1
33
SUB%
6
4
Losses
4
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2014
28
Bouts
21
76
Rounds
61
5 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
2

Aljamain Sterling vs Merab Dvalishvili preview

When is Sterling vs Dvalishvili?

Aljamain Sterling could potentially fight Merab Dvalishvili, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Sterling vs Dvalishvili stats

Aljamain Sterling would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Merab Dvalishvili would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Dvalishvili would have a slight advantage in power over Sterling, with a 18% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over Dvalishvili, boasting a 33% submission rate over Dvalishvili's 6%.

Aljamain Sterling is the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Sterling has a height advantage of 1 inch over Dvalishvili. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Sterling is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Dvalishvili, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 76 to Dvalishvili's 61.

Sterling vs Dvalishvili form

Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Calvin Kattar at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he had defeated T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He was victorious against Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

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

In his last fight, he beat 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Aljamain Sterling has been fighting more than Merab Dvalishvili.

Aljamain Sterling last fought 1 month and 4 days ago, while Merab Dvalishvili's last outing was 3 months ago.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Sterling vs Dvalishvili?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Sterling vs Dvalishvili 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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