Mar 18 2023
Saturday

o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
18-6-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 30-27
UD 3
12-1-0

The tape

30
Age
35
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDUD
Form
KOKOKOUDUD
18
Wins
12
2
By KO
7
11
KO%
58
9
By SUB
3
50
SUB%
25
6
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016
25
Bouts
13
60
Rounds
23
4 hours, 32 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

4
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
9

Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidze report

Who won Vettori vs Dolidze?

Marvin Vettori beat Roman Dolidze by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 30-27 in favor of the winner Marvin Vettori.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Vettori vs Dolidze stats

Marvin Vettori stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Roman Dolidze made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Marvin Vettori's UFC record stood at 9-5-1, while Roman Dolidze's came in at 6-3-0.

The stats suggested Dolidze had a massive power advantage over Vettori, boasting a 58% knock out percentage over Vettori's 11%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vettori had a large advantage over Dolidze, boasting a 50% submission rate over Dolidze's 25%.

Marvin Vettori was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.

Dolidze had a height advantage of 2 inches over Vettori. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Vettori was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Dolidze, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 68 to Dolidze's 31.

Vettori vs Dolidze form

Marvin Vettori had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had won against Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had beaten Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Dolidze had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3opponents and going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he was victorious against Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Phil Hawes at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Kyle Daukaus at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin.

Before that, he had defeated Laureano Staropoli at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He was victorious against John Allan at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Roman Dolidze had been fighting more than Marvin Vettori.

Going to this contest, Marvin Vettori had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 13 days ago, while Roman Dolidze's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 13 days ago.

Vettori's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Dolidze's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Vettori vs Dolidze?

Marvin Vettori was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Roman Dolidze made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.

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