John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili Bantamweight UFC 252 Betting Odds, Picks & Analysis
Legal betting sites favor Merab Dvalishvili over John Dodson at UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3, a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on August 15, 2020, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Merab Dvalishvili vs. John Dodson Betting Odds
Betting John Dodson
The Magician is the underdog at the best online sportsbooks. Dodson faced newcomer Jussier Formiga on October 5, 2012, at UFC on FX 5. He won via TKO in the second round. Dodson fought UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson on January 26, 2013 at UFC on Fox 6. He became the first Ultimate Fighter alumnus to challenge for a title post-season 5. Though he knocked Johnson down twice in the second round, Dodson lost via unanimous decision. Both participants earned Fight of the Night honors. Dodson threw down with newcomer Darrell Montague on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. He won by knockout at 4:13 of the first round. The win earned him his second Knockout of the Night award.
John Dodson Fights Analysis
Dodson was slated to face Scott Jorgensen on December 14, 2013, at UFC on Fox 9, subbing for Ian McCall. However, Dodson withdrew from the bout after a knee injury. A rematch with John Moraga occurred on June 7, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 42. Dodson won via TKO (doctor stoppage) after a knee he threw late in the second round. He battled Zach Makovsky on May 23, 2015, at UFC 187. Dodson won via unanimous decision. A rematch with Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson took place on September 5, 2015, at UFC 191. Dodson lost the lopsided fight by unanimous decision. Dodson fought Manvel Gamburyan in a bantamweight fight on April 16, 2016, at UFC on Fox 19. He won via TKO in the first round.
Dodson scuffled with John Lineker on October 1, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 96. The fight took place at a catchweight of 136.5 lbs because Lineker missed weight. He lost via split decision. Dodson skirmished with Eddie Wineland on April 22, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 108. He won the fight by unanimous decision. Dodson fought Marlon Moraes on November 11, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 120. He lost via split decision. Dodson was expected to face Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night 125 on February 3, 2018. Dodson’s contract with the UFC expired after a fight with Pedro Munhoz. After listening to offers from other companies, he re-signed a four-fight deal with UFC.
Dodson fought Jimmie Rivera on September 8, 2018, at UFC 228. He lost via unanimous decision. Dodson fought Petr Yan on February 23, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 145. He lost by unanimous decision. Dodson fought Nathaniel Wood on February 15, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 167. He won via TKO in the third round.
Betting Merab Dvalishvili
The Georgian is the favorite of legal betting sites. Dvalishvili made his promotional debut on December 9, 2017. He faced Frankie Saenz at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega. He lost via split decision. His next fight was on April 21, 2018, at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee versus Ricky Simon. He lost via technical submission. Dvalishvili fought Terrion Ware on September 15, 2018, at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oleinik.
He won via unanimous decision. Dvalishvili fought Brad Katona on May 4, 2019, at UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy. He won via unanimous decision. Dvalishvili tangled with Casey Kenney on February 15, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 167. He won by unanimous decision. Dvalishvili was expected to face Ray Borg on June 13, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo. However, Borg withdrew and was replaced by newcomer Gustavo Lopez in a catchweight bout. Dvalishvili won via unanimous decision.
John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili UFC 252 Pick
Customers of legal betting sites should take the fave (Merab Dvalishvili).