Early 2025
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
14-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3UD 3SUB 1SUB 1SUB 1
18
Wins
14
12
By KO
3
67
KO%
21
1
By Sub
6
6
SUB%
43
1
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2017
20
Bouts
16
39
Rounds
31
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 12 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
11

Sean O’Malley vs Mario Bautista preview

When is O’Malley vs Bautista?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face the challenge of Mario Bautista, in Early 2025.

The fight would take place 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 Bautista stats

Sean O’Malley would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Mario Bautista would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Bautista, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Bautista's 21%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Bautista would have a massive advantage over O'Malley, boasting a 43% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 2 inches over Bautista. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Bautista, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 39 to Bautista's 31.

O’Malley vs Bautista form

O'Malley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Marlon Vera at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, his fight against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 ended in a no contest.

He was victorious against Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Mario Bautista has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker on 13th January 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Da’Mon Blackshear at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Guido Cannetti at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by submission in the 1st round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Benito Lopez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had won against Brian Kelleher at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 4 months and 10 days ago, while Mario Bautista's last outing was 6 months and 6 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Bautista's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Bautista?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Bautista 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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