Merab Dvalishvili’s (12-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) four-fight UFC winning streak at bantamweight is tied for the fourth longest active streak in the division behind Yan (seven), Vera (six) and Sterling (five).
Dvalishvili has earned nine of his 12 career victories by decision. That includes all five of his UFC wins.
Dvalishvili’s 41 takedowns landed in UFC bantamweight competition are most in divisional history.
John Dodson (21-12 MMA, 10-7 UFC) fell to 4-5 since he returned to the UFC bantamweight division in April 2016. He’s 5-5 in the weight class overall.
Dodson has suffered all 12 of his career losses by decision.