UFC Fight Night 221 results: Merab Dvilashvili knocks out Petr Yan with strong cardio display

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Bad blood clotting boiled down to a one-sided performance of cardio and speed on Saturday UFC Fight Night 221 As merab dvilashvili Broke promotion’s takedown attempt record unanimous decision victory over rival Petr Yan,

The bantamweight bout served as the card’s main event at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, and Dvilashvili (16-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) swept the judges’ scorecards, each tallied at 50-45.

his first UFC main event, Dvilashvili set a steady pace as he pressured Yan (16-5 MMA, 8-4 UFC) for the entirety of 25 minutes, including a total of 47 takedown attempts, leg kicks, and wild Boxing Exchange.

While Yann displayed elite balance and developed many of Dvalishvili’s attempts, at times, he failed that department. As the minutes passed, the vehicle struggled with restraint and reset. Dvalishvili didn’t give him much to breathe. With Ray Longo, Matt Serra, and UFC bantamweight champion Alzman Sterling his corner, Dvilashvili was fired up enough between each round to stand up instead of using a stool.

It was not completely closed. Yan found success with leg kicks and counterpunches. Dvalishvili came back with several leg kicks of his own.

Dvilashvili entered the championship round with a raucous supporting crowd, as his corner indicated that they felt Yan was fast fading. Yan had swelling his left eye but continued to hang on. The vehicle went backward as Dvilashvili continued to move forward. Mild swelling of Yan’s eye turned into significant swelling.

the opening 10 seconds of round 5, Yan shot for the takedown on Dvilashvili. The script flip attempt was unsuccessful. Dvaliashvili continued his relentless takedown attack and kept the craft at bay. He nailed it until the final bell – and crossed the judges’ scorecards.

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Dvilashvili and Yan hinted at sour feelings towards each other the lead up to the bout. In the pre-fight news conference, Dvilashvili made a Laundry Eligibility List He had a vehicle – including nationality, gambling debts, threats, and more. vehicle at start sided with Dvalishvilibut then cut his neck On the pre-fight faceoff.

With the win, Dvilashvili extended his winning streak to nine. While other fighters could be line for a title shot if in a similar situation, Dvilashvili has repeatedly stated that he would not fight Sterling, his partner and friend who holds the UFC bantamweight title.

It was the third straight defeat for Yan, who have gone 1-4 in their last five matches.

Up-to-the-minute UFC Fight Night 221 results include:

  • Merab Dvilashvili def. Petr Yan via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

  • Alexander Volkov def. Alexander Romanov via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:16

  • Nikita Krylov def. Ryan Spahn via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:38

  • Jonathan Martinez def. Nurmagomedov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Mario Bautista def. Guido Canetti via submission (rear-naked choke) – 3:18 of round 1

  • Vitor Petrino def. Anton Turklji via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Carl Williams def. Lukasz Brzeski via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

  • Davey Grant def. Rafael Assuncao via technical submission (reverse triangle choke) – 4:43 of round 3

  • Josh Framed def. Cedric Dumas via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 3:00

  • Victor Henry def. Tony Gravely via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

  • Arianne Lipsky def. JJ Aldrich via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Bruno Silva def. Tyson Nam via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:23

  • Carlston Harris def. Jared Gooden via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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