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When is Cruz vs O’Malley?
Dominick Cruz could set to fight Sean O’Malley, in Summer 2024.
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 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 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 71% 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 9 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 10 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 49 more professional rounds, 83 to O'Malley's 34.
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 Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before that, he had beat Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Cruz's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 6 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, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cruz vs O’Malley?
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