Merab Dvalishvili

by Karan 02 Feb,2020
Merab Dvalishvili
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 6 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Merab Dvalishvili
  • Birth Place Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Nationality Georgian
  • Profession Professional MMA fighter

Merab Dvalishvili is a Georgian professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the UFC's bantamweight division. He is signed with Serra-Longo Fight Team and trains under trainers Ray Longo and Matt Serra. Merab is fighting out of Long Island, New York, United States.

A native of Tbilisi, Georgia, Merab Dvalishvili, was born on January 10, 1991, under the star sign of Capricorn. He has a height of 5 ft 6 in and a weight of 61 kg. He has been active in the UFC since 2014 and has played a total of 13 matches. His win matches are 13. Dvalishvili is expected to face Casey Kenney on February 15, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 167.

Merab Dvalishvili Net Worth and Earnings

Professional MMA fighter Dvalishvili earns money from fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Since the beginning of his career, he has amassed thousands of dollars. The average UFC fighter took home $146,673 from his UFC fights in 2018, up from average earnings of $138,250 in 2017. However, this average salary is heavily swayed by top earners such as Conor Mcgregor

MMA fighter Merab Dvalishvili in NYC SOURCE: Instagram @merab.dvalishvili

UFC Earnings

UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy Brad Katona  $28,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oleinik Terrion Ware

 $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee Ricky Simon $63,500 ($10,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega Frankie Saenz $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

These are only the reported salaries Dvalishvili made, plus fight and performance of the night bonuses that have been put up for disclosure. Also, UFC fighters are paid sponsorship money - allocated to the UFC from Reebok - per fight, depending on the number of fights that fighter has in the UFC.

Merab Dvalishvili's net worth is still under evaluation. Keep visiting us to know about his net worth.

Who is Merab Dvalishvili dating?

The 29-year old Merab Dvalishvili is currently not dating anyone and is reportedly single. He is more focussed on his MMA career than anything else. Anything personal about him is not disclosed yet. Neither has he talked about his love life in public nor has made posts about it on his twitter or Instagram page. However, he has posted some photos of girls who could probably be his girlfriend on his Instagram.

Merab Dvalishvili with Liana Jojua SOURCE: [email protected]

Merab often shares photos of Liana Jojua, who is also an MMA fighter, on his Instagram. Liana could probably be his training partner as he wishes her before her matches frequently.


Born on January 10, 1991, Dvalishvili, grew up in Tbilisi, Georgia. When he was young, he started training Sambo and Judo in qartuli chidaoba (traditional wrestling) and khridoli (transitional fighting) for self-defense. 

Brad Dvalishvili's childhood photo SOURCE: Instagram @merab.dvalishvili

At the age of 21, he moved to the United States to become a professional MMA fighter and now trains under Ray Longo and Matt Serra.

MMA Career

Merab Dvalishvili began his MMA career in 2014 and fought under various promotions and amassed a record of 7-2. On 9, 2017, he made his UFC debut against Frankie Saenz at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega, where he lost the match via split decision.

Dvalishvili's UFC highlights

On 21 April 2018, at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee, he faced Ricky Simon. He lost the fight via technical submission. He faced Terrion Ware in 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oleinik, where he won the match.

On May 4, 2019, Dvalishvii faced Brad Katona at UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy and won the fight via unanimous decision.

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