Merab Dvalishvili Career Earnings, Net Worth and Info

Merab Dvalishvili Total MMA Recorded Fight Earnings: $1,232,000
Current Status: Active
Estimated Total Net Worth: $1 million dollars (USD)
Nicknamed “The Machine”

Merab Dvalishvili Bio

Merab Dvalishvili, born on February 20, 1991, in Tbilisi, Georgia, is a professional mixed martial artist renowned for his remarkable skills inside the octagon. His journey from humble beginnings to becoming a notable name in the world of MMA is one defined by perseverance, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Growing up in Georgia, a country with a rich tradition in combat sports, Dvalishvili found his passion for martial arts at a young age. He began training in judo, a sport deeply ingrained in Georgian culture, laying the foundation for his future endeavors in combat sports. As he honed his skills on the judo mats, Dvalishvili developed a strong work ethic and a competitive spirit that would serve him well in his MMA career.

Dvalishvili’s transition to mixed martial arts was a natural progression, driven by his desire to test himself in the ultimate proving ground of combat sports. He made his professional MMA debut in 2014 and quickly made waves in the regional circuits with his impressive performances. His relentless grappling style, coupled with his unyielding determination, caught the attention of fans and promoters alike.

In 2017, Dvalishvili’s talents earned him a spot on the roster of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the premier organization in MMA. Making his UFC debut against Frankie Saenz, Dvalishvili showcased his tenacity and skill set, despite facing a setback in the form of a split decision loss. Undeterred, he rebounded with an emphatic victory in his next bout, laying the groundwork for a successful run in the promotion.

Throughout his UFC career, Dvalishvili has continued to impress with his relentless pace, suffocating grappling, and improved striking. His signature fighting style, characterized by relentless pressure and an indomitable spirit, has earned him a dedicated fan following and the respect of his peers in the MMA community.

Beyond his accomplishments inside the octagon, Dvalishvili remains deeply connected to his roots in Georgia. He takes pride in representing his country on the international stage and serves as an inspiration to aspiring fighters in his homeland.

As he continues to climb the ranks of the UFC bantamweight division, Merab Dvalishvili remains focused on his ultimate goal of capturing championship gold. Since he debuted, he has defeated top ranked fighters like Jose Aldo, Henry Cejudo, Marlon Moraes and Petr Yan. With his unwavering determination and relentless work ethic, there’s no doubt that he will continue to leave an indelible mark on the world of mixed martial arts for years to come.

Merab Dvalishvili Salary Information by Fight:

FighterOpponent DateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Merab DvalishviliHenry Cejudo2/17/2024UFC 298W$105,000 $105,000 $11,000 $221,000
Merab DvalishviliPetr Yan3/11/2023UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. DvalishviliW$100,000 $100,000 $11,000 $211,000
Merab DvalishviliJose Aldo8/20/2022UFC 278W$99,000 $99,000 $6,000 $204,000
Merab DvalishviliMarlon Moraes9/25/2021UFC 266W$40,000 $40,000 $50,000 $6,000 $136,000
Merab DvalishviliCody Stamann5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$30,000 $30,000 $6,000 $66,000
Merab DvalishviliJohn Dodson8/15/2020UFC 252W$25,000 $25,000 $6,000 $56,000
Merab DvalishviliGustavo Lopez6/13/2020UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. CalvilloW$23,000 $23,000 $6,000 $52,000
Merab DvalishviliCasey Kenney2/15/2020UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2W$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Merab DvalishviliBrad Katona5/4/2019UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. CowboyW$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Merab DvalishviliTerrion Ware9/15/2018UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. OleinikW$16,000 $16,000 $4,000 $36,000
Merab DvalishviliRicky Simón4/21/2018UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. LeeL$12,000 $0 $50,000 $4,000 $66,000
Merab DvalishviliFrankie Saenz12/9/2017UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. OrtegaL$10,000 $0 $4,000 $14,000
Merab DvalishviliRaufeon Stots6/2/2017Ring of Combat 59W$5,000 $5,000 $3,000 $13,000
Merab DvalishviliSukhrob Aydarbekov2/24/2017Ring of Combat 58W$5,000 $5,000 $3,000 $13,000
Merab DvalishviliTony Gravely11/18/2016Ring of Combat 57W$5,000 $5,000 $3,000 $13,000
Merab DvalishviliPaul Grant9/23/2016Ring of Combat 56W$3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $9,000
Merab DvalishviliMatt Tullos6/10/2016CES MMA 36W$2,500 $2,500 $3,000 $8,000
Merab DvalishviliGeoffrey Then4/1/2016CES MMA 34W$2,500 $2,500 $3,000 $8,000
Merab DvalishviliRicky Bandejas11/1/2014CFFC 43L$2,000 $0 $3,000 $5,000
Merab DvalishviliDennis Dombrow9/19/2014Ring of Combat 49W$2,000 $2,000 $3,000 $7,000
Merab DvalishviliDarren Mima1/24/2014Ring of Combat 47L$2,000 $0 $3,000 $5,000

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