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"The Machine"

Merab Dvalishvili

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Merab Dvalishvili

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Learn more about Merab Dvalishvili's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Tbilisi, Geórgia
Equipe
Team Serra/Longo
Estilo de luta
Freestyle
Idade
33
Altura
66.00
Peso
135.00
Estreia no UFC
09.12.17
Envergadura
68.00
Alcance das pernas
38.00
  • Pro since 2014

     
  • Three wins by KO, one by submission (armbar)

     
  • Has won 14 of his last 16 and eight in a row

     
  • One first round finish

     
  • Discovered on Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight series

UFC 278 (8/20/22) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over José Aldo 

UFC 266 (9/25/21) Dvalishvili stopped Marlon Moraes via strikes at 4:25 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (5/1/21) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over Cody Stamann

UFC 252 (8/15/20) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over John Dodson

UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over Gustavo Lopez

UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over Casey Kenney

UFC Fight Night (5/4/19) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over Brad Katona

UFC Fight Night (9/15/18) Dvalishvili won a three round unanimous decision over Terrion Ware

UFC Fight Night (4/21/18) Dvalishvili was submitted by Ricky Simon via guillotine choke at 5:00 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (12/9/17) Dvalishvili lost a three round split decision to Frankie Saenz

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2010 because I love to fight. I did Judo/Sambo for seven years before transitioning to

MMA.



What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time Ring of Combat champion



Do you have any heroes? Mike Tyson



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the most prestigious organization to fight for and it is a dream come true.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I finished college in Georgia for Physical Education.



What was your job before you started fighting? Construction



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Georgian (GEO) sambo champion and European Youth sambo championship bronze medalist. Georgian Champion in amateur MMA. (USA) Battle in the South champion in amateur MMA.



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in judo



Favorite Striking technique: High kick