Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Merab Dvalishvili after UFC Fight Night 221 win?
(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby shoes: what awaits Peter Yan after the defeat at UFC Fight Night 221?)
Merab Dvalishvili recorded arguably the biggest win of his career on Saturday when he defeated former UFC champion Petr Yan in UFC Fight Night 221 headliner.
Dvalishvili (16-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) raised his hand against UFC Hall of Famer Jose Aldo in his previous outing, extending his winning streak to nine straight fights. unanimous decision over Jan (16-5 MMA, 8-4 UFC) in their bantamweight headliner at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
Dvalishvili is in a strong position after triumphantly exiting his first UFC main event, but the fact that he won’t be fighting teammate and defending champion Aljamain Sterling makes his position particularly precarious.
What should be next for Dvalishvili? Watch the video above for his thoughts and analysis on his future after UFC Fight Night 221.
To learn more about the card, visit the MMA Junkie event center to UFC Fight Night 221.
Merab Dvalishvili beat. Petr Yan at UFC Fight Night 221: Best photos
Twitter reaction to Merab Dvalishvili’s dominant win over Petr Yan at UFC Fight Night 221
The story originally appeared on MMA Junkie.