- Sean O'Malley is the current number-one-ranked contender in the bantamweight division.
- O'Malley holds an MMA record of 16 wins and one loss.
- O'Malley is projected to be the next title challenger.
Because of his multiple walk-off knockout wins in the UFC, Sean O’Malley climbed the bantamweight rankings and is now touted to be next in line for a title shot based on the UFC odds. This incredible performance by “Sugar” also helped him become a favorite in BetMGM’s online sportsbook as fans are now placing bets on him to win in his fights.
The MMA Lab representative is also fresh off the biggest victory of his professional MMA career so far, when he defeated Petr Yan via split decision in October 2022 in a highly contested and controversial result. Regardless of the debatable outcome surrounding his last fight, O’Malley has proved that he has a place in the upper echelon of contenders in the 135-pound division.
AFTER A WILD FIGHT, SEAN O'MALLEY DEFEATS PETR YAN BY SPLIT DECISION 😮 #UFC280 pic.twitter.com/Hm08QAY83W
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 22, 2022
Questions now arise if O’Malley is indeed the next challenger for the title and when he will return to action inside the Octagon, thus bringing striking excitement to fans.
When is Sean O’Malley’s Next Fight?
Sean O’Malley’s next fight is still being determined, but multiple reports linked him to be the next title challenger against reigning UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling, as he currently ranks number one contender in the 135-pound division.
Sean O’Malley MMA Record and Statistics
- MMA record: 16-1
- Wins by TKO/KO: 11
- Wins by submission: 1
- Wins by decision: 4
- Striking accuracy: 61%
- Significant strikes landed per minute: 7.43
- Significant strikes absorbed: 3.54
- Takedown average per 15 minutes: 0.45
- Submission average per 15 minutes: 0.45
- Takedown accuracy: 43%
- Significant strikes defense: 62%
- Takedown defense: 60%
- Knockdown average: 1.06
- Average fight time: 9:01
Sean O’Malley Notable Wins
Sean O’Malley’s pile of wins under the UFC includes the names of Terrion Ware, Andre Soukhamthath, Jose Quinonez, Eddie Wineland, Thomas Almeida, Kris Moutinho, Raulian Paiva and Petr Yan.
Sean O’Malley UFC Earnings
Because of multiple performance bonuses, Sean O’Malley’s UFC career earnings now totaled over $1.3 million, with his biggest single fight payout being his fight with Petr Yan in UFC 280.
Sean O’Malley Team and Corner
Sean O’Malley trains under MMA Lab, where he is being coached by its founder and head coach John Crouch, along with other coaches such as Benson Henderson, Jarret Aki, Rob Emerson and Chris Zubrycki. Other UFC fighters affiliated with MMA Lab are Pete Rodriguez, Kyler Philips, Mario Bautista, Jared Cannonier, Bryan Barberena and Alex Caceres.
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