Dodson (21-11) is far removed from the point where he was considered by many to be the second best flyweight on the UFC roster behind Demetrious Johnson. In 2016, he moved back to the bantamweight division and has had mixed success, going 4-4, including a win over Nathaniel Wood in his most recent fight, snapping a two-fight losing skid. Dvalishvili started his UFC career slow, losing his first two fights in the Octagon but has since righted the ship, going on a four-fight winning streak.
Only four of Dvalishvili’s 15 career fights have ended before the final bell. All of his UFC wins have been by unanimous decision. Dodson has never been stopped in his career, losing 11 fights by decision.The UFC is back Saturday and the main event of UFC 252 promises to be an instant classic as the legendary Daniel Cormier is taking on heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic in a trilogy fight that all fight fans have been waiting for since their last fight last summer.
Cormier won their first fight in a first-round stunner two years ago. Then just about a year ago Miocic got his belt back with a fourth-round knockout of DC in a fight that was an absolute slugfest.
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Now we get this third and likely final fight between two of the greatest fighters to step into the Octagon and I can’t wait. Making things even more interesting is this could be the final fight of Cormier’s storied career and you have to think he’s going to do everything he can to leave with a win and a belt around his waist.
With that being said, Miocic is an absolute force and a great champion who should be able to handle everything Cormier can throw his way.
This is going to be a great fight, one I can’t wait to see. Check out the video above to see who I think is going to win.One of the most memorable rivalries in recent memory comes to a close on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier will meet in the main event of UFC 252 from the UFC Apex facility with the heavyweight title on the line. The pair have traded knockouts in the first two meetings with Miocic gaining the upper hand in the last bout. Now, they look to settle the score for good.
Miocic has been sidelined since the rematch, having had surgery on his eyes as a result of damage suffered from Cormier eye pokes. Cormier, meanwhile, may be fighting the final bout of his career as the 41-year-old has claimed he would retire before turning 40, but has pushed forward in pursuit of settling things with Miocic.The night is expected to be full of action with knockout artists littering the main card. Fans won’t have to wait long for action to kick into gear when Junior dos Santos and Jair Rozenstruik link up in a featured bout. And rising star Sean O’Malley is back in the co-main event when he takes on the always tough Marlon “Chito” Vera at bantamweight. Plus, fan favorite and UFC record holder Jim Miller is back once again when he takes on veteran Vinc Pichel in the preliminary main event at lightweight.