Mar 11 2023
Saturday

The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-4-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 45-50
  • 45-50
  • 45-50
UD 5
15-4-0

The tape

31
Age
33
5' 7" / 169 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

SDSDUDOthersKO
Form
UDKOUDUDUD
16
Wins
15
7
By KO
3
44
KO%
20
1
By SUB
1
6
SUB%
7
4
Loses
4
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2014
20
Bouts
19
64
Rounds
53
4 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 8 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

2
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
3

Petr Yan vs Merab Dvalishvili report

Who won Yan vs Dvalishvili?

Merab Dvalishvili beat Petr Yan by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 11th March 2023 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 50-45, 50-45, 50-45 in favor of the winner Merab Dvalishvili.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Yan vs Dvalishvili stats

Petr Yan stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Merab Dvalishvili made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Petr Yan's UFC record stood at 9-4-0, while Merab Dvalishvili's came in at 10-2-0.

The stats suggested Yan had a large advantage in power over Dvalishvili, boasting a 44% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dvalishvili had a slight advantage over Yan, with a 7% submission rate over Yan's 6%.

Petr Yan was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Yan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dvalishvili. Despite this, Dvalishvili had 1-inch reach advantage.

Yan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 months earlier than Dvalishvili, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 72 to Dvalishvili's 61.

Activity check

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 Yan vs Dvalishvili?

Petr Yan was a 19/50 (-260) favourite going into the contest, while Merab Dvalishvili made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.

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