Georgian UFC fighter Merab Dvalishvili defeats “principal” Russian rival in “historic fight”

Dvalishvili has celebrated his ninth victory in a row as he defeated the number two in the UFC bantamweight rankings and will be set to have a “title fight” to become the UFC Champion. Photo via Merab Dvalishvili/Facebook, 12 Mar 2023 - 18:19, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian mixed martial artist Merab Dvalishvili on Sunday defeated “one of his main and principal” Russian rivals, the former UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan in the “historic fight” of the UFC Las Vegas main event.