Who won O’Malley vs Almeida?
Sean O’Malley beat Thomas Almeida by knockout in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
O’Malley vs Almeida stats
Sean O’Malley stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Thomas Almeida made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Almeida had a slight advantage in power over O'Malley, with a 77% knock out percentage over O'Malley's 67%.
Sean O’Malley was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
O'Malley had a height advantage of 4 inches over Almeida. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
O'Malley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 9 months later than Almeida, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 20 to Almeida's 39.
O'Malley's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Almeida's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.