Aug 20, 2022; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Merab Dvalishvili (blue gloves) reacts after defeating Jose Aldo (red gloves) during UFC 278 at Vivint Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Dvalishvili’s Desperate Desire: “Heartbreak” Looms without UFC Title Shot

Merab Dvalishvili gets candid about his championship aspirations, showing unmasked frustration and hunger for the coveted UFC gold.

Merab Dvalishvili’s Passionate Plea: “A UFC Title Shot is Non-Negotiable”

Georgian mixed martial artist, Merab Dvalishvili, doesn’t mince words when it comes to his aspirations in the UFC. Expressing profound dismay over the possibility of not getting a title shot, Dvalishvili’s passion and drive for the UFC title are more evident than ever.

Merab Dvalishvili is on the brink of history. As one of the top contenders in his weight class, he’s been knocking on the championship door for a while now. But his recent statement underscores just how deeply he wants that title shot.

Speaking candidly about his career trajectory, Dvalishvili exclaimed,

“If my next fight is not for the title, I will be heartbroken.”

He further reinforced his position by saying,

“This is No. 1 bullshit,”

highlighting his frustration with the UFC matchmakers’ decisions.

Dvalishvili’s comments come on the heels of a stellar run in the UFC, where he has showcased his skills, determination, and fighting spirit. Fans and experts alike have often touted him as a future champion, given his impressive performance metrics and the heart he displays inside the Octagon.

His statements, filled with raw emotion, mirror the sentiments of many fighters who have tasted the bitter pill of being overlooked despite being in prime form. For Dvalishvili, anything other than a title shot next would not just be a professional disappointment but a deep personal letdown.

While the UFC is known for its unpredictable matchmaking, Dvalishvili’s plea might be the catalyst needed to secure him the title shot he so ardently desires and, by many accounts, rightfully deserves.

The ball is now in the UFC’s court. With Dvalishvili laying his heart on the line and making it clear that he won’t settle for anything less than a championship bout, it remains to be seen how the promotion responds. What’s undeniable, however, is Merab Dvalishvili’s unyielding commitment to his dream, and the lengths he’s willing to go to achieve it.

▶️ Follow us on Youtube for the best & latest MMA content ▶️
Championship PursuitsFighter InsightsFighter PerspectivesFighter PleasLatest newsMMAMMA ControversiesMMA EmotionsOctagon DreamsTitle ContendersufcUFC MatchmakingUFC News

MMAnytt was founded in 2008.