UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili Fight Card, Preview, India Time

UFC returns with UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili this weekend. The event will be headlined by the Bantamweight contest between Petr Yan and Merab Dvalishvili.

Petr Yan vs. Merab Dvalishvili Preview

Yan (16-4, competing out of Omsk, Russia), a former UFC bantamweight champion, intends to make a statement and return to the top spot. Yan, who holds master's degrees in both boxing and mixed martial arts, has won convincingly against Cory Sandhagen, former UFC featherweight champion José Aldo, and Urijah Faber. He now aims to start 2023 off strong by putting a stop to rising rival Dvalishvili.

Dvalishvili (15-4, from Long Island, New York, originally from Tbilisi, Georgia) hopes to win his first UFC main event by taking down a different former champion.

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Dvalishvili, who holds the record for the most takedowns landed at 135 pounds (50), has triumphed over Cody Stamann, Marlon Moraes, and José Aldo. The native of Georgia is now focused on bolstering Yan's already outstanding résumé and pressing his claim to a crack at the crown.

Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov Preview

With another spectacular finish, knockout prodigy Volkov (35-10, competing out of Moscow, Russia) hopes to climb into the top five. He has defeated tough opponents like Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alistair Overeem, and former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, demonstrating his potential as a dangerous striker. In order to put himself in the running for a championship opportunity, Volkov hopes to add Romanov's name to his lengthy list of stunning knockouts.

Romanov, a rising fighter (16-1, competing out of Comrat, Moldova), enters the Octagon with the goal of securing the greatest victory of his career in a convincing manner. Romanov, a versatile heavyweight, made a statement in the division by defeating Chase Sherman, Jared Vanderaa, and Juan Espino. Now, Romanov wants to make a statement by defeating the leading competitor Volkov to kick off a significant 2023 campaign.

UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili Fight Card

  • Petr Yan vs. Merab Dvalishvili
  • Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov
  • Nikita Krylov vs. Ryan Spann
  • Said Nurmagomedov vs. Jonathan Martinez
  • Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti
  • Vitor Petrino vs. Anton Turkalj

Preliminary Card

  • Karl Williams vs. Lukasz Brzeski
  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Davey Grant
  • Sedriques Dumas vs. Josh Fremd
  • Ariane Lipski vs. JJ Aldrich
  • Victor Henry vs. Tony Gravely
  • Tyson Nam vs. Bruno Silva
  • Carlston Harris vs. Jared Gooden

UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili India Time and Channel

UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili main card will be live in India on SUNDAY, 12 March 2023 from 4:30 AM Indian Standard Time on SONY Sports Ten 2 and SONY Sports Ten 3 and SONY LIV.

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