Merab Dvalishvili achieve to encourage as backup to UFC 299 valuable tournament

Merab Dvalishvili hopes to uncover his title shot sooner in preference to later nevertheless except then he’ll prefer on the backup characteristic for the valuable tournament at UFC 299.

The discontinue-ranked bantamweight contender, who secured his accept as true with opportunity to turn into champion with a capture over Henry Cejudo at UFC 298, will hover to Miami on Wednesday and hit the scale on Friday because the backup for the title wrestle between Sean O’Malley and Marlon “Chito” Vera.

Dvalishvili’s supervisor Oren Hodak of KO Reps confirmed his online page because the backup on Tuesday when speaking to MMA Combating.

It’s turn into regular discover for the UFC to defend a backup for fights worship this one correct in case catastrophe strikes within the days or hours main up to an tournament. While Dvalishvili is already anticipated to face the winner within the future later this year, the Georgian native will uncover a honest study his doable opposition within the future of UFC 299 wrestle week.

Currently using a 10-wrestle capture lumber within the division, many keep in mind Dvalishvili could well also aloof if truth be told already be combating within the valuable tournament nevertheless O’Malley will uncover the likelihood to avenge his easiest loss within the UFC as a replacement. Vera beat O’Malley encourage in 2020 and he’ll look to repeat that success within the title wrestle on Saturday.

As portion of his tasks, Dvalishvili will weigh in on Friday alongside both valuable tournament fighters the achieve he’s anticipated to make championship weight at 135 pounds in case his services are wished.

O’Malley and Vera are scheduled to meet within the 5-round valuable tournament on Saturday with the bantamweight title bout headlining UFC 299 from the Kaseya Center in Miami.

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