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Dominick Cruz vs Sean O’Malley preview
When is Cruz vs O’Malley?
Dominick Cruz could set to fight Sean O’Malley, in Late 2021.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Cruz vs O’Malley stats
Dominick Cruz would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Sean O’Malley would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Cruz, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Cruz's 29%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest O'Malley would have a slight advantage over Cruz, with a 6% submission rate over Cruz's 4%.
Dominick Cruz is the older man by 10 years, at 38 years old.
O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 1 month earlier than O'Malley, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 51 more professional rounds, 83 to O'Malley's 32.
Cruz vs O’Malley form
O'Malley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Petr Yan at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he defeated Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by split decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Cruz's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cruz vs O’Malley?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Cruz vs O’Malley yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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