Regardless of being a large underdog, Merab Dvalishvili didn’t simply defeat Petr Yan in the primary occasion of UFC Las Vegas, however he swept the scorecards in opposition to the previous bantamweight champion. With title aspirations in play, and his shut pal and coaching accomplice Aljamain Sterling holding the 135-pound title, the place does Saturday’s victory put “The Machine” within the championship dialogue?
MMA Combating’s Mike Heck and Jed Meshew react to Dvalishvili’s dominant efficiency in opposition to Yan, what might be subsequent for each guys, and the stunning altering of momentum within the profession of Yan during the last couple of years.
Moreover, they talk about Alexander Volkov’s fast stoppage of Alexandr Romanov, Nikita Krylov’s first-round submission of Ryan Spann, Bruno Silva and Davey Grant’s sensational finishes on the prelims and extra.
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