Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-08-20, mma bout not so exciting: Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Dvalishvili vs Aldo is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 20th, at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA), in a 3-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; undercard of Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards 2 – UFC 278. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Jose Aldo record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Fw champ Jose Aldo entered this fight with a professional record of 31-7-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Aljamain Sterling).
Aldo ‘Junior’ lost three consecutive matches between 2019 and 2020, the last one with Petr Yan (Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo), but then he has beat Marlon Vera (Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera), Pedro Munhoz (Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz) and Rob Font (Rob Font vs Jose Aldo).
But if you want to watch Aldo’s best fights, here are two bouts ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fight of the year of 2011 and 2012, Jose Aldo vs Mark Hominick and Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes, but also the unforgettable 4-stars fight Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor.
Aldo’s next boxing fight: Jose Aldo vs Emmanuel Zambrano
Merab Dvalishvili record
His opponent, the black belt in judo Merab Dvalishvili, has a mma record of 14-4-0 (29% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the bantamweight division.
He lost two consecutive matches between 2017 and 2018, against Frankie Saenz and Ricky Simon, but then he has collected seven victories defeating John Dodson (John Dodson vs Merab Dvalishvili), Cody Stamann (Merab Dvalishvili vs Cody Stamann) and Marlon Moraes in his last three (Marlon Moraes vs Merab Dvalishvili).
Dvalishvili’s next fight: Petr Yan vs Merab Dvalishvili
Here is the UFC 278 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV – Pay-per-view)
Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards 2
Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold
Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili
Wu Yanan vs Lucie Pudilova
Tyson Pedro vs Harry Hunsucker
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Romanov
Leonardo Santos vs Jared Gordon
Sean Woodson vs Luis Saldana
AJ Fletcher vs Ange Loosa
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Francisco Figueiredo vs Amir Albazi
Aori Qileng vs Jay Perrin
Daniel Lacerda vs Victor Altamirano
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Aldo vs Dvalishvili fight?
Merab Dvalishvili defeated Jose Aldo via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 30–27.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 278 post-fight octagon interview of Jose Aldo and Merab Dvalishvili.