Jose Aldo Frustrated By Merab Dvalishvili In Unanimous Decision Defeat – UFC 278 Results (Highlights)

Aldo could not get past "The Machine" who snapped his three-fight win streak

Merab Dvalishvili, Jose Aldo
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Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo marked his return to action against Merab Dvalishvili on the main card of UFC 278.

UFC 278: Jose Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili

Round 1

Merab with a spinning kick to the body. Merab rushes in with a combination but misses. Merab goes for a takedown looking for the single leg but Aldo gets out. Aldo with a nice low kick. Merab keeps up the volume and tries to get a takedown. Aldo doing well off the cage to avoid getting taken down. Big left from Merab and Aldo counters to the body. Nice body shot by Aldo. Counter knee to the body by Aldo. Nice jab from Aldo. Aldo with two more shots to the body.

Round 2

Aldo doing well to stay off Merab’s attacks. Merab goes for a takedown. Trying to get Aldo down off the fence with knee strikes. Merab gets out. Merab goes for another takedown. Nice left hook from Aldo on the way out. Merab goes for another takedown. Aldo gets out. Another takedown from Merab defended well by Aldo. Another takedown attempt by Merab fails.

Round 3

Merab goes for the takedown but doesn’t get it. Nice right hand by Merab. Nice knee by Aldo to the body. Another takedown attempt missed by Merab. Aldo with a shot to the body. Merab goes for a takedown and doesn’t get it. Another takedown attempt by Merab fails. Merab just holding on to Aldo off the fence going for knee strikes.


Official Result: Merab Dvalishvili defeats Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).

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Published on August 20, 2022 at 11:31 pm
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