Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Johnson vs O’Malley?
Demetrious Johnson could set to fight Sean O’Malley, in Spring 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).
Johnson vs O’Malley stats
Demetrious Johnson would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 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 Johnson, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Johnson's 20%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Johnson would have a large advantage over O'Malley, boasting at 32% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.
Demetrious Johnson is the older man by 9 years, at 37 years old.
O'Malley has a height advantage of 8 inches over Johnson. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Johnson is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in , 8 years and 6 months earlier than O'Malley, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 67 more professional rounds, 101 to O'Malley's 34.
Johnson vs O’Malley form
Johnson has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Adriano Moraes at ONE on Prime Video 10 on 5th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their ONE Flyweight championship fight at 1stBank Center, Broomfield, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Adriano Moraes at ONE Championship 161 on 26th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their ONE Flyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rodtang Jitmuangnon at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Before that, he had won against Danny Kingad at ONE Championship – Century – Part 1 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
He had beat Tatsumitsu Wada at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
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 won against Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Sean O’Malley has been fighting more than Demetrious Johnson.
Demetrious Johnson last fought 4 months and 28 days ago, while Sean O’Malley's last outing was 1 month and 14 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 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 Johnson vs O’Malley?
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