Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
22-3-0
15-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

33
Age
31
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

KO 2SD 5Others 4SUB 1UD 3
Form
UD 3KO 2UD 3UD 3UD 3
22
Wins
15
3
By KO
3
14
KO%
20
8
By Sub
1
36
SUB%
7
3
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2014
25
Bouts
19
66
Rounds
53
5 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 8 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
5

Aljamain Sterling vs Merab Dvalishvili preview

When is Sterling vs Dvalishvili?

Aljamain Sterling could potentially fight Merab Dvalishvili, in Summer 2022.

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 22 wins, 3 loses 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 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Dvalishvili would have a slight advantage in power over Sterling, with a 20% knock out percentage over Sterling's 14%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over Dvalishvili, boasting at 36% submission rate over Dvalishvili's 7%.

Aljamain Sterling is the older man by 2 years, at 33 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 6 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 13 more professional rounds, 66 to Dvalishvili's 53.

Sterling vs Dvalishvili form

Sterling has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against 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.

Previous to that, he had won 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by split decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Brett Johns at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had won against John Dodson at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Brad Katona at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Activity check

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

Aljamain Sterling last fought 1 month and 10 days ago, while Merab Dvalishvili's last outing was 3 months and 12 days ago.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 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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