Despite being a sizeable underdog, Merab Dvalishvili not only beat Petr Yan in the main event at UFC Las Vegas, but swept the scorecards against the former bantamweight champion. With title aspirations on the line and close friend and sparring partner Aljamain Sterling holding the 135-pound title, where does Saturday’s win put ‘The Machine’ in the championship discussion?
MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jed Meshew react to Dvalishvili’s dominating performance against Yan, what could be next for both guys and the surprising change in dynamics in Yan’s career over the past two years.
Plus, they discuss Alexander Volkov’s quick stoppage of Alexandr Romanov, Ryan Spann’s first-round submission by Nikita Krylov, Bruno Silva and Davey Grant’s sensational finishes in the preliminaries and more.
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