UFC 278: Aldo vs Dvalishvili 08/20/2022 Spread, Forecast and Tips

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UFC 278 Aldo vs Dvalishvili 08-20-2022 Spread Forecast and Tips

UFC 278: Aldo vs Dvalishvili 08/20/2022 – An entertaining Bantamweight Division battle is all set to take place as Jose Aldo takes on Merab Dvalishvili at the UFC 278. The event is all set to take place at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fans can get to watch the event live with UFC Fight Pass. The main event will take place between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards. Both fighters will enter the ring to fight under the Welterweight Division. The co-main event will take place between Paula Costa and Luke Rockhold as they clash in an exciting Middleweight bout. According to the latest UFC betting guide. Jose Aldo is predicted to win this fight with experience on his side.

UFC 278: Aldo vs Dvalishvili 08/20/2022

When: Saturday, August 20, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
TV: ESPN
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 278: Aldo vs Dvalishvili 08/20/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jose Aldo +120 Merab Dvalishvili -140

Main Card

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo, known as “Junior” in the ring, managed to fight 38 battles in his career. He is a veteran fighter and he has a 31-7-0 record. Aldo is currently riding a three-fight winning streak and his last battle was against Rob Font. Aldo defeated Font via unanimous decision. The Brazilian fighter is closing in with 3.61 significant strikes per minute and he is taking in 3.74 in return. When it comes to takedowns, he is closing in at 0.51 every 15 minutes. Aldo’s biggest advantage is that he is stopping 90 percent of takedowns.

Merab Dvalishvili

Moving on to Merab Dvalishvili, he is an incredible fighter with a 14-4-0 record, but he is not strong enough for Aldo. Going up against the veteran is not easy and Dvalishvili has some guts to enter the ring for this fight. Dvalishvili will enter the octagon after winning seven fights in a row. His last success came in against Marlon Moraes back in 2021. The talented fighter is averaging 4.26 significant strikes per minute and he is taking in 2.28 in return.

Aldo vs Dvalishvili Betting Numbers

Aldo
Dvalishvili
Record 31-7-0 14-4-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Georgia
Height 5’7″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 70 68
Win by KO/TKO 55% 21%
Win by Submission 3% 7%
Decisions 42% 71%
Strikes landed per minute 3.61 4.26
Striking accuracy 46% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.74 2.28
Striking defense 60% 60%
Takedown average 0.51 7.30
Takedown accuracy 54% 45%
Takedown defense 90% 78%
Submission average 0.2 0.3

Aldo vs Dvalishvili Betting Picks

This is a fight where experience matters and the UFC picks are leaning towards Aldo to win this epic battle. Aldo is a hard hitter and he has the skill to defeat Dvalishvili. Take Aldo to win this fight.