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Merab Dvalishvili Reacts To Sean O’Malley Calling Out Ilia Topuria


Merab Dvalisvili was most certainly NOT a fan of Sean O’Malley’s post-fight interview.

O’Malley’s reign as the UFC Bantamweight Champion continues after a masterclass performance over Chito Vera in the UFC 299 headliner. Following three lopsided scorecards and a unanimous decision verdict, ‘Sugar’ got on the microphone and made an interesting call-out.

Much to the disapproval #1 contender Dvalishvili, the 28 year-old O’Malley went a different direction and asked for a fight with UFC Featherweight Champion Ilia Topuria instead.

Merab’s Thoughts On O’Malley’s Performance & Magnitude Of Potential Fight

Dvalishvili respects the champion for his skills as a combatant. However, as a personality?… Not so much, says ‘The Machine’.

“Sean was looking good, he did what he was supposed to do,” Dvalishvili told MMA Junkie. “We all know that he was going to win this fight, he did [in a] Very spectacularly. Sean has my respect as a fighter. He was able to dominate Chito Vera. He’s a good fighter and I take as big challenge to him.

“I don’t look [as] it’s easy for me or something, but as a person he a little bit stupid because he should mention my name and he should call me out and make even bigger fight. This is a big battle, me…

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