Merab Dvalishvili Octagon Interview | UFC Las Vegas

  • Опубліковано 10 бер 2023
  • Bantamweight contender Merab Dvalishvili claimed the upset decision win in the UFC Las Vegas main event on Saturday after a five round back-and-forth battle with former champion Petr Yan.
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  • Вова Грицай
    Вова Грицай 18 днів тому +83

    🇺🇦❤🇬🇪 дякую Мераб, ти справжній чоловік!

  • Wiktor Dąbrowski
    Wiktor Dąbrowski 18 днів тому +75

    Well done Merab. Georgians should be proud of him. All the best from Poland! 🇬🇪🇵🇱

  • Yinka Oreoluwa
    Yinka Oreoluwa 19 днів тому +639

    50-45 . Man, Merab is the real deal. His pace is unmatched, never seen Petr Yan in deep waters like that.

    • Toby Smith
      Toby Smith 17 днів тому

      ​@Leprechaun ☘️ he's not one dimensional, he knows how to grapple

    • Too Sturdy
      Too Sturdy 18 днів тому

      Thank Ray Longo and Matt Serra for making the mo ost boring fighters in the world. Stick to him like glue and hug. Dont let go no matter what. Even if it's to punch him. Dont let go of wrist control and hand fight for 25 min. I love mma and wrestling but guys like Aljo and Merab make me apprciate Marlon Moraes. He ko'd Aljo stiff and whooped Merab so bad for the first round in thier fight.

    • BoRicUa 4 LiFe
      BoRicUa 4 LiFe 18 днів тому

      Too many decisions

  • Stay True
    Stay True 19 днів тому +77

    🇬🇪💪🏼🇺🇦 thanks a lot 4 supporting .it was amazing fight !

  • MorningStar618 Z
    MorningStar618 Z 19 днів тому +377

    This dude’s stamina is unparalleled. Pouches kicks followed by countless takedowns on and on …

    • A R
      A R 17 днів тому

      @FBB Legends That’s what Colby and Khabib do. Usman’s fighting style isn’t built around the wrestling like that as much anymore.

    • Himalayan Tongue-tied Verisimilitude
      Himalayan Tongue-tied Verisimilitude 17 днів тому +1

      ​@Peace Dweller Fiziev gassed hard against Bobby Green, he looked like he was just about done in the third round.

    • Nico Nicoo
      Nico Nicoo 18 днів тому

      ​@mairo exactly

    • Nico Nicoo
      Nico Nicoo 18 днів тому

      ​@Jacob Smith hes called machine for a reason

  • LandoOutlandish Official
    LandoOutlandish Official 19 днів тому +31

    This is why I love MMA ! i saw merab fight a few years back on an undercard and his post fight interview made me want to keep following him. He talked about how he was working construction just a few weeks prior but that he no longer needs to because of the team he’s found and the wins he’s been having. It’s crZy to see someone go from being happy to be able to do this full time to seeing them on the cusp of a championship opportunity. 135 truly is the most stacked division.. I’d finally say it passed lightweight

  • YMRgc1751
    YMRgc1751 19 днів тому +1300

    I didn’t expect Yan to get dominated in his career but here we are, what an insane workhorse Merab is. Machine indeed. Amazing performance for him. On the other hand what a depressing performance from Yan that was. He just wasn’t trying to do a whole lot. He’s career has been on massive downfall since that illegal knee. The illegal knee was totally on him but I still feel pretty bad about him.

    • Darkz Z
      Darkz Z 16 днів тому

      @Forever Sculpting shut up 😂 didnt hug at all😂 if anyone hugged it was petr😂😂

    • Memesandstuff
      Memesandstuff 17 днів тому

      He did nothing wrong

    • Stillcellar
      Stillcellar 18 днів тому

      It's great watching a fighter shoot for a takedown every 10 seconds. So entertaining.

  • Beka Bekauri
    Beka Bekauri 19 днів тому +289

    Congratulations Merab ! You make us proud 🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪

    • St. Thomas Aquinas
      St. Thomas Aquinas 18 днів тому +1

      @VK Modding depends on who you ask, most people consider eastern europe to start with poland, hungary, czechia, and slovenia, but i’ve heard people say it starts in east germany. though georgia is of of the most eastern countries in europe, the region itself wouldn’t usually be referred to as eastern europe people would just say “caucuses”

    • Georgian Georgian
      Georgian Georgian 18 днів тому

      @Silbenschläger half asia and half europe

    • Giwrgos Arianos
      Giwrgos Arianos 19 днів тому

      @Suspended Twice 4 Saying Racist Stuff You think whiskey gonna help him???🤣😅😅😅

    • Satansschuhträger
      Satansschuhträger 19 днів тому

      @VK Modding it is a cultural thing too

    • VK Modding
      VK Modding 19 днів тому +1

      @Silbenschläger Where does Eastern start?

  • Тигр
    Тигр 18 днів тому +77

    Ґамарджёба генацвале Мераб !!! Слава Грузии !!! Слава тебе !!! С победой !!!

  • Martina Srna
    Martina Srna 15 днів тому +5

    I fkn love him for this. His words really brings tears to my eyes. Thank you Merab.

    • JoondaGoon
      JoondaGoon 10 днів тому +2


  • Fil
    Fil 19 днів тому +119

    Glory to the heroes! Glory of Georgia!
    Merab is an incredible fighter!
    Thank you brother for supporting Ukraine!

    • Hozza04
      Hozza04 7 годин тому

      @Emulationyou silly af kid

    • O.L.
      O.L. 15 днів тому +1

      ​@Emulation politics are public. Religion is public. Faith is personal. Everything in this world is about politics. Always was, always will be.

    • Emulation
      Emulation 18 днів тому +1

      @O S you are not educated enough to know, that you should keep your religious and political beliefs to yourself

    • O S
      O S 18 днів тому +18

      @Daniyal&Iqra everything in the world is about politics or you are not educated enough to understand it

  • айбилиф акенфлайев
    айбилиф акенфлайев 19 днів тому +49

    Respect ✊🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇺🇦🇰🇿🤝

    • Rooty Tooty
      Rooty Tooty 19 днів тому +12

      @Paul Badman 🇷🇺 strange to see the “denazifiers” use words like subhuman😂

    • Paul Badman 🇷🇺
      Paul Badman 🇷🇺 19 днів тому +3

      Nice of bunch of subhuman flags you got there.

  • blacky papi
    blacky papi 19 днів тому +307

    I couldn't believe my eyes seeing Yan not able to land a punch this guy was a monster just 2 years ago, hope he gets his form back.

    • Archil Zhvania
      Archil Zhvania 18 днів тому

      2 years ago, 2 years later... Merab beats the crap out of him anytime.

    • Денис
      Денис 18 днів тому

      @vena cava ανησυχία judges took his soul

    • Paul Denino
      Paul Denino 18 днів тому +1

      @Herperof1000derps But this guy was talking about significant strikes

    • Herperof1000derps
      Herperof1000derps 18 днів тому

      @Paul Denino "Significant strikes" definition doesn't change by case. It means "strikes that have the POTENTIAL to do damage"

    • Jack Green
      Jack Green 18 днів тому

      Yan is the same guy, merab always would have been a horrible match up. Yan could have won 3 of his 4 losses in the ufc. He is just as good as he used to be

  • Sergiy Brodovskyy
    Sergiy Brodovskyy 19 днів тому +33

    Красава,победа 200 %
    Отдельно дякую за підтримку України

  • Uncle Fester
    Uncle Fester 17 днів тому +7

    Respect to Merab👍 I didn't expect such a dominant performance.

  • Martin Egdal
    Martin Egdal 18 днів тому +11

    “Piotr called me zero, who is zero now. Who is zero!”
    What an excellent quote.

  • Vasyl Semkiv
    Vasyl Semkiv 18 днів тому +6

    Thank you, Merab 🤝🇺🇦🇬🇪

  • Frosty 2.0
    Frosty 2.0 19 днів тому +623

    Such an impressive performance. When I was watching this it reminded me so much of when Usman and Colby were running through contenders and former champions up to the title. Their pace with the wrestling and striking was absurd. And Merab seems to have followed that blueprint to perhaps an even more intense pace. For people not getting it, think about this:
    Petr Yan has only lost 4 times being 3 controversial split decisions, and a DQ where he was dominant. In this fight he lost 50-45 unanimously.
    Merab is different

    • Amir Gul
      Amir Gul 18 днів тому

      @Ymk *Your Money King* yeah maybe conor fight can tell you, belal muhammed of welterweight division can tell you his training was next level during his prime

    • Ymk *Your Money King*
      Ymk *Your Money King* 18 днів тому

      @Amir Gul khabib stamina is average

    • J Mass
      J Mass 18 днів тому

      @Darren Reddix that's why I said practically. They have more opponents in common from their runs to the title than not

    • Martin Sebesi
      Martin Sebesi 19 днів тому

      @Jacob Jonm0 sorry. Bacne, which is acne on the back

  • Владимир
    Владимир 18 днів тому +40

    Хороший, приятный парень, неподдельные эмоции. Дай бог ему здоровья!!!

  • Вадим Гаврилов
    Вадим Гаврилов 19 днів тому +62

    Спасибо Мераб за такие слова!!
    Поздравляю с победой.
    Слава Україні !! 🇺🇦

    • Michael Fischer
      Michael Fischer 18 днів тому

      Sehe ich genau so

    • Digital Hippie
      Digital Hippie 19 днів тому +15

      Героям слава, слава Грузии, и смерть российским оккупантам !! 🇺🇦🇺🇸

    • Viktor Pogorelyy
      Viktor Pogorelyy 19 днів тому +17

      Слава Грузии!!! Алга Казахстан!!! Жыве Беларусь!!! Слава Украине!!!

    • Вадим Гаврилов
      Вадим Гаврилов 19 днів тому +13

      @Giorgi Wolf это точно.
      Спасибо огромное за поддержку!
      Здоровья тебе и твоей семье!

  • max1995111
    max1995111 19 днів тому +20

    Such a powerful performance of Merab. Merab made great job. Congrats for a great man who deserves recognition.

    FREE WIN 18 днів тому +31

    Топил за Мераба) Братская Грузия, Поздравляю Вас! 🇺🇦🤝🇬🇪

  • Aleksander
    Aleksander 19 днів тому +74

    Красавчик 👍🇺🇦🇬🇪

    • Kevin M
      Kevin M 18 днів тому +5

      Slava Ukraini

    • Ден Воронов
      Ден Воронов 18 днів тому +1

      @Dk 030 зачем в спорт лезите со своей политикой?

  • Islam Makhachev
    Islam Makhachev 19 днів тому +476

    Insane performance by Merab gotta give credit where it's due, he might have the best cardio in the ufc

    • jimmystaytrippy
      jimmystaytrippy 18 днів тому

      @Sittie Nakan yeah bro he took Yan down so many times his eye was swollen shut.

    • Master P
      Master P 18 днів тому

      He is from Georgia, next to Dagestan, they share same mountains.

  • kreay Shun
    kreay Shun 19 днів тому +170

    Merab is a perfect example of a hard, humble worker, picked an awesome team in serra/longo and is loyal to them and listens to them. People like to sh$t on Aljermain but he's another really hard worker and super talented that is close with merab and follows the same training and loyalty. Great seeing these guys do so well.

    • kreay Shun
      kreay Shun 18 днів тому

      @Charles yeah very humble and positive and loves fighting. You really still fall for weigh in hype behavior and think that's real??? Haha

    • kreay Shun
      kreay Shun 18 днів тому

      @Oliver Præstholm maybe for you they do. Keep hating

    • kreay Shun
      kreay Shun 18 днів тому

      @LXKI yeah very humble and positive and loves fighting. You really still fall for weigh in hype behavior and think that's real??? Haha

    • Herperof1000derps
      Herperof1000derps 18 днів тому +1

      @Charles Was that after Yan called him a bitch at weigh-ins? Got a vid?

    • Charles
      Charles 19 днів тому +6

      How is he humble? He called Petr a bitch at weigh ins and followed him and filmed him you can see Petr being uncomfortable

    FIGHT4yeFREEDOM 19 днів тому +97

    Awesome performance from Merab👏 he dominated Petre even on the feet. He's a great humble person I wish him the best.

    • kick
      kick 18 днів тому

      ​@Akritas Digenis posting Russian and Ukrainian flags together is supporting the war. Merab was humble during the interview he showed respect and restraint

    • Gega
      Gega 19 днів тому

      Merab said btch to Yan but Yan told him dog and zero earlier.

    • eka1510
      eka1510 19 днів тому +7

      ​@Akritas Digenis Merab has a strong dislike for Yan, which called him “small” and a “zero.” and not because he is Russian.

      FIGHT4yeFREEDOM 19 днів тому +3

      @Felipe I'm no kid and I've been practicing MMA most likely before you were born. Yans output was low cause couldn't figure out Merab and he was worried about the takedowns and level changes. Merabs striking wasn't pretty but it helped get him the win alongvwith his grappling He won all 5 rounds. It's not just about the striking its MMA which obviously you don't crap about

  • Democratic opposition
    Democratic opposition 18 днів тому +34

    Мераб, мои поздравления из Дагестана. Убедительная победа!!!

    • Grey I
      Grey I 18 днів тому

      ​@Нафаня ТВ , а надо бьіло дагестанцу на грузинском ответить?

    • Нафаня ТВ
      Нафаня ТВ 18 днів тому

      ​@Georgian и на русском языке 😆 , грузин 😂

    • Степан
      Степан 18 днів тому

      ты что русофоб

    • Georgian
      Georgian 18 днів тому +5

      @Emulation иванушка дурачок , а что у тя имя то не скрепное , русскомирское ???
      И не тебе решать , иванушка !

    • Emulation
      Emulation 18 днів тому +2

      @Georgian без тебя решат, куда им ходить

  • Mik Zel
    Mik Zel 19 днів тому +90

    Спасибо, Мераб!
    Ты настоящий Боец и Герой

  • All All
    All All 18 днів тому +45

    Мераб, спасбо тебе за красивый бой.... а від громадян України за підтримку і добрі слова...Грузия всегда была справедливой и честной страной..

    • Anti V.L
      Anti V.L 18 днів тому

      Скажи пожалуйста что сказал Двалишвили? 🇰🇿🤝🇬🇪🤝🇺🇦

    • Georgian
      Georgian 18 днів тому


  • Aslan Zakirin
    Aslan Zakirin 19 днів тому +122

    Поздравляю Грузинский народ👏🏻

    • george narushvili
      george narushvili 18 днів тому +2

      ​@Democratic opposition ✊✊✊

    • Democratic opposition
      Democratic opposition 18 днів тому +7

      Дагестан за Мераба. Красавец

    • Beso
      Beso 19 днів тому +6


  • Рустам Петрович
    Рустам Петрович 19 днів тому +98

    Честная победа...трудяга парень...

    • Severyn Korneyev
      Severyn Korneyev 18 днів тому +10

      @Егор Мирзоев ваши вдвшники мне дом уничтожили, в Ирпене, год назад, этот дом построил мой дед, ветеран ВОВ. Вы там лгбт искали?

  • Руслан Пак
    Руслан Пак 19 днів тому +208

    Молодец Мераб, знал, что он победит.

    • Злой покупатель
      Злой покупатель 17 днів тому +1

      ​@Man Itou а он и есть русский... На Кавказе остались только ингуши, чеченцы и чуток черкесов, остальные стали русские в душе и в крови!!!

    • Alex Korchagin
      Alex Korchagin 19 днів тому

      @Magistr Corporation (MC) +

    • Magistr Corporation (MC)
      Magistr Corporation (MC) 19 днів тому

      @Alex Korchagin с Хайбати , но и Хайбати его переедет )

    • Tabas Bara
      Tabas Bara 19 днів тому +1

      Кто бы сомневался в победе

  • SV DaGoat
    SV DaGoat 19 днів тому +100

    That loyalty Merab has to Aljo is really cool gotta respect that and Matt Serra looking like a proud Dad is priceless it's nice knowing you produce straight killas and champions in your gym

    • SV DaGoat
      SV DaGoat 16 днів тому

      Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez was a prime example they refused to fight each other DC just changed weight classes

    • Bruhnomother
      Bruhnomother 18 днів тому

      @Let Me Get Uhhh yes there absolutely is, it’s not just those 2 in the division

    • Let Me Get Uhhh
      Let Me Get Uhhh 18 днів тому

      @Metaverse Generation anyone who’s ever fought knows it’s not really a one man sport. The teammates you have around you elevate you and make you better and become some of your closest friends. You spend hours with them every week working on things and they sacrifice their health to help you. There’s nothing wrong with being a good teammate and waiting

    • Bruhnomother
      Bruhnomother 19 днів тому +1

      @XZagatoX this guy is dense. So bros just fighting for nothing?

    • XZagatoX
      XZagatoX 19 днів тому +3

      Lol you guys are clueless. You will remain bottom barrel unless you see that brotherhood keeps things going 😎

  • Kei
    Kei 19 днів тому +69

    Merab’s stamina is insane!!

  • Bundestags Kasper
    Bundestags Kasper 18 днів тому +1

    Das war eine starke Performance gegen Petr großen Respekt man er hatte keine Chance. Heftiger Typ. Von der Performance her packt er Sterling sicher.

  • Peter Griffin
    Peter Griffin 19 днів тому +44

    Congrats on Aljo for gaining a monster of a gatekeeper👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

    • The Neds MMA Channel
      The Neds MMA Channel 18 днів тому

      @GEO-mania Umar is easily the future champion. If they fight, Umar will destroy him

    • GEO-mania
      GEO-mania 19 днів тому +2

      @The Neds MMA Channel people been saying that for every opponent Merab faced. Umar will be another W on Merabs record

    • The Neds MMA Channel
      The Neds MMA Channel 19 днів тому +4

      ​@None The Less lmao Umar is gonna destroy him

    • Ace G
      Ace G 19 днів тому

      Who asked ?

  • Highlight Hub
    Highlight Hub 19 днів тому +140

    Dominating performance by Merab! Can’t believe I saw polls that had Yan 87% to win like Merab is some scrub. This happens every time fans make someone out to be the boogeyman like they did with Yan. Anyone can be beat just like Merab can this is the UFC people. Anywho Merab should be Undef in the UFC he beat Saenz and that bs technical sub loss to Simon should’ve been overturned.

    • Darkz Z
      Darkz Z 16 днів тому

      Its crazy How people switched up. Before this fight everyone called merab a cage hugger.

    • Highlight Hub
      Highlight Hub 18 днів тому +1

      @R6Scrubs Yes they did lol. After performances over an old faber and out of his prime Aldo. They blew the first fight against Aljo way out of proportion like he just smashed him pillar to post. People were literally calling him the terminator. You must’ve never seen a comment section on any Yan content before this fight.

    • R6Scrubs
      R6Scrubs 18 днів тому

      Lol fans didn't make Yan out to be the boogeyman... He was literally the champion of the world not long ago. That's why people had high expectations from him. Sheesh people have such short memories in this sport

    • Mlungu'omnyama
      Mlungu'omnyama 19 днів тому +1

      @John Doe u can feel bad for me son, i got 99 problems and your opinion aint one

    • John Doe
      John Doe 19 днів тому

      ​@Mlungu'omnyama is this really your name? I feel bad for you son.

  • Corpse Grinder
    Corpse Grinder 19 днів тому +66

    If Merab gains more punching power and grappling strength he will be too much!! Very unstoppable

    • Corpse Grinder
      Corpse Grinder 18 днів тому

      @abyss A person can develop punching power. You know nothing

  • Andrii Demchenko
    Andrii Demchenko 19 днів тому +14

    Мераб красавчик!
    Красивая и заслуженная победа.

  • Mike Tysoon
    Mike Tysoon 18 днів тому +12

    A fellow Georgian here! You make me so proud Merab, we have to show the world that even though we are only 5 million we are very talented and I’m so proud of you.

    • Mike Tysoon
      Mike Tysoon 18 днів тому +1

      @FCB1899 hahahahahh love that.

    • FCB1899
      FCB1899 18 днів тому +4

      Mike Tyson?
      More like Mikheil Taisonadze.

  • Nature Music
    Nature Music 19 днів тому +15

    Congratulations Merab!❤ you make us proud.🇬🇪🇬🇪

  • Redacted
    Redacted 19 днів тому +144

    Congratulations to Merab for achieving his dream of being number 2 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

    • GEO-mania
      GEO-mania 19 днів тому +2

      @Felipe people like u have been saying that after each and every fight Merab had. "ohh he will definitely loose this one"... but look at where he's at now. whats that, like a 9 fight win streak?

    • Felipe
      Felipe 19 днів тому +1

      @Sabba Sarishvili Kid, you think that's the next champion? Really? I've been watching MMA long enough to know that merab ain't going anywhere. Wanna bet that these sloppy and excessive take down attempts are going to get him koed? We can bet if you want.

    • Sabba Sarishvili
      Sabba Sarishvili 19 днів тому +3

      @Felipe outside of how you feel about him, you do realize that’s legitimately dogshit right? 😀

    • Sabba Sarishvili
      Sabba Sarishvili 19 днів тому +6

      @Felipe you did not just call a guy mediocre who just 5-0ed Petr Yan and out struck him 135-70 right? 😀

  • LuvdaTempo
    LuvdaTempo 19 днів тому +36

    Omg Merab what a performance that was dominance from start to finish.

  • Терпила Мальцев
    Терпила Мальцев 19 днів тому +32

    Unbelievable performance from my Georgian brother. Congratulations from Azerbaijan 🇦🇿🤝🇬🇪

  • Mariam Nlb
    Mariam Nlb 19 днів тому +5

    Merab we proud of you!! you were definitely the best!

  • SuperGagging69
    SuperGagging69 18 днів тому +2

    This guy is amazing. Set the bar on a higher level in terms of pace

  • Yaroslav Horych
    Yaroslav Horych 19 днів тому +7

    Glory to 🇺🇦! Glory to 🇬🇪! 🎉🎉🎉

  • Ryuk
    Ryuk 18 днів тому +5

    this gave me chills merab is the man

  • Rostyslav
    Rostyslav 19 днів тому +99

    Thank you, Merab. You fight and speak like a real champion.

    • Darkz Z
      Darkz Z 16 днів тому

      @Pierre M Nah get ur eyes checked mate😂

    • Pierre M
      Pierre M 19 днів тому

      Boring af

    • BoRicUa 4 LiFe
      BoRicUa 4 LiFe 19 днів тому

      @Scott MrConservative unlike Corny Huggington

    • Scott MrConservative
      Scott MrConservative 19 днів тому +4

      True martial artist

  • MRios1128
    MRios1128 19 днів тому +6

    Merab made Petr look like an amateur. What an impressive performance and unreal pace.

    • Felipe
      Felipe 19 днів тому +1

      Indeed, guys like Petr are definitely amateur in hugging and praying to the time is over.

  • Max Max
    Max Max 19 днів тому +5

    i expect everything i saw, pure domination and overwhelming by Merab, his streinght endurance and chin are unmatched

  • 千鳥ノブチャンネル
    千鳥ノブチャンネル 19 днів тому +7

    from japan🇯🇵🇯🇵

  • Nika Machitidze
    Nika Machitidze 19 днів тому +146

    Merab is a Monster! 🇬🇪

    • Darkz Z
      Darkz Z 18 днів тому

      @Rob The Vampire Slayer what about his eye??🤣🤣🤣 rearranged his face

    • Ivan Dankob
      Ivan Dankob 19 днів тому

      Sakartvelo ❤

  • HeresMyIPAddress
    HeresMyIPAddress 18 днів тому

    Did anybody else see Petr Yan flinch at 0:34 ? That's a broken man right there, insane performance by Merab Dvalishvili.

  • ovidio demorizi
    ovidio demorizi 19 днів тому +10

    i stand up for this guy .. I love the energy the loyalty . good work

  • Andres Zambrano
    Andres Zambrano 19 днів тому +70

    Still always rooting for Yan. Hopefully he fights one more time this year and gets a W. He just turned 30…this sport changes very fast and hopefully he can get back to the top one more time

    • De beste Huisgenoten
      De beste Huisgenoten 19 днів тому

      Bye bye petr 🎉🎉🎉🎉😂

    • Paul Badman 🇷🇺
      Paul Badman 🇷🇺 19 днів тому

      ​@KingdomКлюч 🇺🇦🤮

    • KingdomКлюч
      KingdomКлюч 19 днів тому

      Слава Україні

    • Eric Parra
      Eric Parra 19 днів тому +3

      Its over for cheatr yan

    • Mixed Martial Arts fiend
      Mixed Martial Arts fiend 19 днів тому +5

      @Cub Flanagan he 100% does, He has the skills to become the champ and defend the belt, but he has mistakes he needs to fix. Let's see where he goes form here, either he descends farther away from the top of this sport, or he comes back as a totally different beast.

  • Kimbl Cho
    Kimbl Cho 19 днів тому +28

    Героям слава , брат !!!

  • Lujasol
    Lujasol 19 днів тому +153

    Damn Marabs cardio is insane...

    • Matcho
      Matcho 19 днів тому +1

      @KCR this fight wasn't boring at all you're just sad your boy Yan lost

    • Matcho
      Matcho 19 днів тому +19

      They don't call him the machine for nothing

  • Sef Jo 2020
    Sef Jo 2020 19 днів тому +4

    This guy is literally a machine 💪.

  • Nazar Pelekh
    Nazar Pelekh 19 днів тому +83

    Man, i love Merab, fun outside octagon, truly a machine inside. Genuine good man from the small village who's trying to reach the top by hard work. All the respect 🇬🇪🇺🇦

    • Kevin
      Kevin 18 днів тому +5

      @BoRicUa 4 LiFe 💩💩🤡🤡🧟‍♂️🧟‍♂️

    • Gurami Abramishvili
      Gurami Abramishvili 18 днів тому +4

      @Alx Nik Vatnik 👨‍❤‍💋‍👨😄

  • Dmitry
    Dmitry 19 днів тому +16

    Some crazy cardio from this guy. 5 rounds and he still looks like he's ready for another fight. Crazy good physique or crazy good juice. Could theorize that this weight class is the most likely to produce fighters with this kind of cardio, but still needs a good look...

  • Bohouš Š
    Bohouš Š 19 днів тому +9

    After the performance and post-fight interview this guy became my hero… very personal legendary fight

  • Adam
    Adam 19 днів тому +5

    Congratulations to both fighters. I hope Yan has a healthy recovery.

  • winnieblews
    winnieblews 19 днів тому +3

    Confidence and belief in fighting is everything. You can see how quickly these former champs win streaks diminish after just a few fights.

  • Master
    Master 19 днів тому +6

    Glory to Georgia 🇬🇪 🇪🇺Glory to Merab🇬🇪
    With love from Lithuania🇱🇹
    Fight for your freedom brothers💪🇬🇪🇪🇺

  • K. D.
    K. D. 19 днів тому +141

    Well done, you made us proud today 🇬🇪

  • გიორგი კიკნაძე

    Being good mma fighter isnt only to be strong or to be very technical or etc. you must have big heart and yes merab has big heart he is hero for me❤ congratz merab georgians are proud of you my brother ❤

  • 556Keem
    556Keem 19 днів тому +8

    Didn’t expect him to do that well in the striking but this guys continuing to improve and his style is extremely difficult to fight, man is a workhorse I think he just needs to work on finding finishes in his grappling and he could really dominate the division.

  • Vitaliy Mastak
    Vitaliy Mastak 19 днів тому +59

    Героям Слава!!!🇺🇦

    • ivan FBR
      ivan FBR 18 днів тому

      ​@BoRicUa 4 LiFe пойди пол помой

    • Pero Vuk
      Pero Vuk 18 днів тому +3


    • xota-xota 1389
      xota-xota 1389 18 днів тому

      @Вадим Гаврилов 🇷🇸🏴‍☠️🇷🇺

  • Elijah H
    Elijah H 19 днів тому +56

    Yan is done, his spirit feels lost. Grats to Merab he is a beast!! Made Yan look like easy work!! Going to be hard to stop this dude

    • SoyMilkPapi
      SoyMilkPapi 18 днів тому

      @Jack Drought 50-45

    • Jack Drought
      Jack Drought 18 днів тому +1

      He didn't get dominated though

    • Charles
      Charles 19 днів тому

      Yeah for a second I thought he got cut or something until I heard about this fight wish it wasn’t the case but yeah he got dominated tonight.

  • Vasyl Moldovan
    Vasyl Moldovan 18 днів тому +3

    Respect Merab🤝🏻 🇺🇦🇬🇪

  • Naki Nation
    Naki Nation 19 днів тому +61

    Merab's engine runs on blood and tears of his opponents, we're from the same country Georgia and of course I hope that Aljamain keeps his promise and gives his friend a guaranteed opportunity to become the first Georgian UFC champion which at this point is destined to happen.

    • Naki Nation
      Naki Nation 18 днів тому +1

      @Human Being brother google at least 1 article or page from the last 100-200 years of georgian history and being betrayed and concurred by Russian and being oppressed, even now 20% of Georgia is occupied by Russian government.

    • thefatalveli1
      thefatalveli1 18 днів тому +1

      ​@Human Being you don't know full story

    • Human Being
      Human Being 19 днів тому +3

      Yan is also Georgian and called for peace. Merabs entire angle with this was rude, ignorant and unnecessary.

    • Naki Nation
      Naki Nation 19 днів тому +2

      @Zeeshan Ilahi cant wait seeing him having a height advantage, maybe that will throw him off.. 😂

  • Soulaimane Jad
    Soulaimane Jad 18 днів тому +2

    ألف مليون مبروك للبطل الرائع مراب ♥️💪🏻🔥

  • Имя Фамилия
    Имя Фамилия 19 днів тому +19

    Грузины может территорией не так больши как Россия, но душой этот народ просто гигант, мои поздравления соседи , Дагестан болел, ассалам алейкум ✊

  • José Morbey Lobo
    José Morbey Lobo 19 днів тому +1

    Congrats Murab. Great show of professionalism and humbleness !

  • Marika Svanadze
    Marika Svanadze 19 днів тому +108

    რა თქმა უნდა...დიდება უფალს ესეთი ვაჟკაცისთვის...🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    • Hermanos
      Hermanos 18 днів тому

      @Ivan Dankob it’s my 4th language sweet little boy. I’m satisfied with it.

    • Ivan Dankob
      Ivan Dankob 18 днів тому

      @Hermanos hire a teacher of English and do some homework

    • Ivan Dankob
      Ivan Dankob 18 днів тому

      @Hermanos ah, little boy thinking he grasped English well enough to convey his deep thoughts, but just spits some gibberish that makes no sense. Move along😂

    • Portgas D Ace
      Portgas D Ace 18 днів тому

      @Hermanos okay so you're saying that if petr won the fight, he would shake merabs hand? I dont think so. and also, merab has explained why he called petr b*tch, it was because petr wasn't looking in merabs eyes, i dont know maybe he thought he was somehow better than merab. so yeah, the one full of disrespect wasn't merab, it was yan.

  • cheahbuddy
    cheahbuddy 18 днів тому

    Yan just looked through Merab like he wasn't even there, the was one of the scariest thousand yard stares I've ever seen.

  • Fata Morgana
    Fata Morgana 19 днів тому +33

    Thank you Merab! Glory to Ukraine, Glory to Georgia!

    • Emulation
      Emulation 18 днів тому

      Glory to Zimbabwe!

  • Abdullah Jaber
    Abdullah Jaber 18 днів тому

    I was shocked. Unwell. Bewildered. Were my eyes deceiving me? "What did I do to deserve this," I was asking myself.
    I just haven't been feeling well since watching this fight.

  • Летний Поц
    Летний Поц 19 днів тому +43

    рад за Мераба и ГРУЗИЮ

  • nnagerv
    nnagerv 19 днів тому +22

    Amazing performance! Made all Georgians proud 🤍🇬🇪

  • Cheerful YC
    Cheerful YC 19 днів тому +31

    It was a complete one-sided beat down from start to finish ... "The Machine" has "No Mercy" ... and that is the victory lap to Freedom!!!! 😄✌👍👍👍✌😄

    • Stunt Boy
      Stunt Boy 19 днів тому +1

      What is this kid

    NOHCHO 18 днів тому +1

    Congratulations to the fraternal people of Georgia on the victory, huge greetings from Fraternal Chechnya - (Nokhchi Choi)

  • Nignog
    Nignog 19 днів тому +66

    He definitely will be champ someday.

  • icyBulls
    icyBulls  18 днів тому

    “Who’s zero!!” “I’m hungry!!” What an animal 💪

  • Ives
    Ives 19 днів тому +8

    Excellent performance by Merab, overwhelming Petr Yan with his intense activity and volume/relentless pace and pressure

  • ESP500
    ESP500 19 днів тому +1

    He deserves the win. He defied the odds

  • A
    A 19 днів тому +2

    Just breaks my heart seeing Yan fall of. Always been a huge fan of him, remember him coming to the UFC in Tyson vibes. Hope everything in life works out for him.

  • T P
    T P 18 днів тому

    Amazing fighter. Amazing spirit. Peace.

  • Hernan Banuelos
    Hernan Banuelos 19 днів тому +84

    Petr yahn has had a tough fall.
    He’s tough as nails and plenty of room to come back, but from being champ to lose 3 or 4 in a row if you count the dq.
    That’s so tough.

    • Mad Gavin
      Mad Gavin 18 днів тому

      @Guicy G Dude the wrestling is not necessarily the problem, he still has outstanding TDD. If anything he should work on Jiu Jitsu because he's not that big of a submission threat. The biggest problem has been the slow starts, he was unable to get any reads to make any adjustments against Merab. He's always throwing to land big, not enough small shots to build reads to momentum.
      Finally he doesn't have the greatest fight IQ and he appears to be consistently underestimating his opponents. But I do agree he will need to undergo a camp change. I don't know what new gym he should join though.

    • Guicy G
      Guicy G 18 днів тому

      @Mad Gavin Yan will have to undergo a camp change and massively work on his wrestling, but the talent and ability is there. Yan is only 30, he has plenty of time

    • Mad Gavin
      Mad Gavin 19 днів тому +2

      @Jo-Smooth Not the same thing. Sterling had some success in the early rounds against Yan until he gassed. Yan had very little, if any success against Merab.

    • Jo-Smooth
      Jo-Smooth 19 днів тому +2

      @Mad Gavin I mean, tbf, people said the same thing about Aljo vs Yan. Aljo was losing the first fight and everyone said he was gonna get one sidedly destroyed and brutally KO’d in the rematch and he won

    • Mad Gavin
      Mad Gavin 19 днів тому +1

      @Guicy G His time to become champion is definitely over. He's never beating Merab, he got 50-45'd in a shutout.

  • RealityCode
    RealityCode 19 днів тому +10

    I like his message at the end. Stop war! Hope Yan bounces back too

  • sashiksas
    sashiksas 19 днів тому +19

    Молодец Мераб! Поздравляем! Привет с Украины!

  • The Tiny Moss Beetle
    The Tiny Moss Beetle 19 днів тому +18

    One of the few fighters addressing the war. He's from Georgia a country that has been annexed by Russia in the past. The same is happening to Ukraine right now. Merab is a great fighter and great person.

    • Valery Dengin
      Valery Dengin 18 днів тому +1

      ​@Gurami Abramishvili you guys are making the same mistake in relation to Abkhazia and Ossetia that Russia did in relation to Ukraine. Do not try to seize by force, it will bring nothing but suffering to both sides. 2008 was a total mistake made by Saakashvilli. What you really need to do is make your country a better place for everyone, and then Abkhazians and Ossetians will choose Georgia. By the same logic, Ukrainians would choose Russia over NATO if the Russian government was committed to making the lives of its people better - that's how in my opinion the Russian Government should act. For now, as far as I know from Abkhasians, they feel that Georgia doesn't need them, Georgia wants their land, that's how they feel. Change this, and Abkhasians will change their mind. Not that I'm going to teach anyone how to live and what to do, these are just my observations. Anyways, it was a long day, thanx for the conversation, I'm out. Peace.

    • Gurami Abramishvili
      Gurami Abramishvili 18 днів тому +3

      ​@Valery Dengin And even though there is no war in Abkhazia, there still are robberies and murders today, Basayev is still their national hero, but to you, I'm sure that does not sound like a legitimate reason for Georgia to reclaim Abkhazia.
      NATO helping independent country to defend itself is keeping a status quo, not separating territory from another country. In another words, if Trump was in power and NATO did not help, death of innocent civilians would still be on Russia.
      I personally do not like NATO and I won't be their advocate, but not because of them helping Ukraine, which is reasonable to me, but because of what they did to Serbia.
      Oxford definition of "Annexation" is - a formal act whereby a state proclaims its sovereignty over territory hitherto outside its domain.
      I won't argue about semantics. As much as you want to deny, you and I both know that only thing keeping illegitimate separatist autonomies separate is Russia. Now you can call that annexation, occupation or separation it's the same thing in practice.
      "We must give the territory to Moscow, or it will turn its back on Abkhazia" - Bzhaniya on gifting 184 hectares of Abkhazian territory to Russia - that's their independence to us.

    • Gurami Abramishvili
      Gurami Abramishvili 18 днів тому +3

      ​@Valery Dengin You said that there are rules to follow, otherwise there would be no justice, then you say Abkhazians have their own opinion.
      As I said earlier, their secession had no legitimacy. Just because someone has history of living there does not mean that minority can decide one day to leave country and become independent. There are rules for that and neither Soviet nor Georgian laws allowed secession of that kind.
      Either way, Russia helped them militarily then and administrates them since, that's why we see it as annexation.
      If you want to wrap it like that, Chechnya wanted independence and had history of living there, they had much more legitimate reason to secede from Russia than Abkhazia or South Ossetia did, without any history of sharing land with another ethnic majority. Why did Russia not accept their opinion? Is that not hypocritical?

    • Valery Dengin
      Valery Dengin 18 днів тому +1

      ​@Gurami Abramishvili You see, you have your own opinion, but Abkhazians see it differently. But you don't want to accept their opinion for whatever reason. Abkhazia has a long history that you don't want to acknowledge.
      For this reason, Abkhazia will not be part of Georgia.
      I didn't call you dumb and I didn't mention Putin when I spoke to you. Look carefully, in this thread I communicate with three different people.
      Are you trying to insult me by saying some stereotypical stuff about Russians? Maybe there were people who bought crappy Georgian wine and they died from the taste, I prefer Italian wine from Toscana. By the way, I've been to Georgia twice, I know how you guys drink while driving old RHD cars on mountain roads. Don't know if this is the most common death out there, not interested to know

  • Brian McEvoy
    Brian McEvoy 19 днів тому

    Not a big fan of Merab's style but how could you not be impressed by that. Absolute cardio machine!

    • Satansschuhträger
      Satansschuhträger 19 днів тому

      yeah he's not a finisher but the way he broke a truly elite fighter... a real machine

  • maciej009
    maciej009 18 днів тому

    Brawo Merab! Respect!

  • Джеки Чан 9 дан
    Джеки Чан 9 дан 19 днів тому +21

    Молодец Мираб дерзай только в перед!!!

  • Уют Уют
    Уют Уют 19 днів тому +25

    Мираба не надо злить и недооценивать🇬🇪👍

  • Connor Atkinson
    Connor Atkinson 19 днів тому +8

    This guy's stamina is a whole new level

  • Ostyn Pauers
    Ostyn Pauers 19 днів тому

    Congratulation!!! Unbelievable fight, Merab - stunning fighter.

  • Adam
    Adam 19 днів тому +3

    The pace merab sets is just insane.