Completed MMA Bout

José Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili

Main Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | Pro MMA

Merab Dvalishvili defeats José Aldo via 3 Round Decision

Merab "The Machine" Dvalishvili
José Aldo "Junior"

Dvalishvili
Decision
Round 3

Merab Dvalishvili José Aldo

"The Machine" "Junior"

14-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   31-7-0
Climbed to 15-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 31-8
-150 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +130 (Slight Underdog)
Georgia   Nationality   Brazil
Garden City Park, New York   Fighting out of   Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
31 years, 7 months, 1 week, 3 days   Age at Fight   35 years, 11 months, 1 week, 4 days
136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'7" (170cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
Serra Jiu-Jitsu   Gym   Nova União
UFC 278
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2
  • Date: Saturday 08.20.2022 at 06:30 PM ET
  • Referee: Jason Herzog
  • Venue: Vivint Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 10 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Aldo Total Disclosed Pay: $400,000
  • Dvalishvili Total Disclosed Pay: $198,000
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Aldo vs. Dvalishvili Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4866  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Aldo
66%
Dvalishvili
34%
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