UFC are finalising Henry Cejudo vs Merab Dvalishvili for an event in January.
According to Giorgi Kokiashvili’s report, it has been indicated that Henry Cejudo is set to square off against Merab Dvalishvili at an event in January. Although the specific date remains undisclosed and contracts are pending.
Jecudo is your new mythical fighter. 😀 https://t.co/EuYfqfvwqe— Giorgi Kokiashvili 🇬🇪 (@iHeartGeorgius1) October 30, 2023
Henry Cejudo’s recent fight was scheduled at UFC 292 event, where he was set to face Marlon Vera. However, the bout was canceled due to a shoulder injury suffered by Cejudo.
Prior to the cancellation, Cejudo had a match at UFC 288 where he faced Aljamain Sterling and was defeated by split decision. This loss marked the end of Cejudo’s impressive six-fight winning streak. As of now, Henry Cejudo’s UFC record stands at 10 wins, 3 losses, and no draws.
Merab Dvalishvili is currently on a remarkable nine-fight winning streak in the UFC. His most recent fight took place at UFC on ESPN+ 79 event, where he secured a victory against Petr Yan. Before that, Dvalishvili also defeated José Aldo at UFC 278 event.
UFC 297 PPV is scheduled for January 20, 2024. It might be possible that this fight might be added to that card.