Summer 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-1-0
16-4-0

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

SD 3NCKO 1KO 3KO 3
Form
SD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5KO 1
16
Wins
16
11
By KO
7
69
KO%
44
1
By Sub
3
6
SUB%
19
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015
18
Bouts
20
32
Rounds
50
2 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 40 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

2
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
4

Sean O’Malley vs Cory Sandhagen preview

When is O’Malley vs Sandhagen?

Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Cory Sandhagen, in Summer 2023.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

O’Malley vs Sandhagen stats

Sean O’Malley would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Cory Sandhagen would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a large advantage in power over Sandhagen, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Sandhagen's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sandhagen would have an advantage over O'Malley, with a 19% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

O'Malley has 2-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months earlier than Sandhagen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 18 less professional rounds, 32 to Sandhagen's 50.

O’Malley vs Sandhagen form

O'Malley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 beat Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Sandhagen has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Before that, he had lost to T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Sean O’Malley has been fighting more than Cory Sandhagen.

Sean O’Malley last fought 7 months and 8 days ago, while Cory Sandhagen's last outing was 2 months and 5 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Sandhagen?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Sandhagen yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Sean O’Malley vs Cory Sandhagen news

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