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Pros react after Merab Dvalishvili defeats Petr Yan at UFC Las Vegas

Tonight’s UFC Las Vegas event was headlined by a key bantamweight matchup featuring Petr Yan taking on Merab Dvalishvili.

Yan (16-5 MMA) had entered tonight’s headliner with hopes of snapping a two-fight losing skid. The former bantamweight champion was coming off back-to-back split decision losses against Sean O’Malley and Aljamain Sterling respectively.

Meanwhile, Merab Dvalishvili (16-4 MMA) entered the contest sporting an eight-fight winning streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory over Jose Aldo at UFC 278. ‘The Machine’ had not tasted defeat since April of 2018 when he suffered a submission loss to Ricky Simon.

Tonight’s UFC Las Vegas main event begins proved to be a coming out party for Merab Dvalishvili. ‘The Machine’ dominated Petr Yan for all five rounds, using a crazy pace to frustrate and overwhelm the former bantamweight title holder. After twenty-five minutes of frantic activity, Merab was awarded the unanimous decision win.

Official UFC Las Vegas Result: Merab Dvalishvili def. Petr Yan by unanimous decision (50-45 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Yan vs. Dvalishvili’ below:

Post-fight reaction to Merab Dvalishvili defeating Petr Yan at UFC Las Vegas:

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