Both the current world number two ranked in the UFC bantamweight division, the Russian Petr Yan, and the current world number three ranked in the UFC 135-pound division, the Georgian Merab Dvalishvili, met the scale this Friday and Everything is ready for the fight that will be the star clash of the UFC Fight Night 221 card, which will take place this Saturday, March 11, at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Sin City, Las Vegas, Nevada. .
Yan, who is known as 'No Mercy' and is 30 years old, enters the fight with a 16-4 record with 8 finishes, 7 by knockout and 1 by submission. He stopped the scale at the 136-pound mark. Dvalishvili, who is known as 'The Machine' and is 32 years old, enters the fight with a record of 15-4 with 4 finishes, 3 by knockout and 1 by submission. He stopped the scale at the 134.5-pound mark. Recall that the bantamweight division limit in the UFC is 135 pounds, but an additional margin of one pound is given for non-world title fights.
On the UFC Fight Night 221 card, the co-main fight of the night will feature Russian Alexander Volkov, facing Moldovan Alexandr Romanov, in a fight for the UFC heavyweight division. In addition, the Ukrainian Nikita Krylov will face the American Ryan Spann in a fight at catch weight at 215 pounds. There will also be the American Mario Bautista, who will have a tough test when he faces the Argentine Guido Cannetti, in a fight for the UFC bantamweight division.