Saturday 10th July 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-1-0
15-4-0

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

SD 3NCKO 1KO 3KO 3
Form
UD 3KO 2UD 3UD 3UD 3
16
Wins
15
11
By KO
3
69
KO%
20
1
By Sub
1
6
SUB%
7
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2014
18
Bouts
19
32
Rounds
53
2 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 8 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
5

Sean O’Malley vs Merab Dvalishvili preview

When is O’Malley vs Dvalishvili?

Sean O’Malley could set to fight Merab Dvalishvili, in Saturday 10th July 2021.

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).

O’Malley vs Dvalishvili 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.

Merab Dvalishvili would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Dvalishvili, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dvalishvili would have a slight advantage over O'Malley, with a 7% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

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

O'Malley has a height advantage of 5 inches over Dvalishvili. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 1 month later than Dvalishvili, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 32 to Dvalishvili's 53.

O’Malley vs Dvalishvili 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 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.

Previous to that, he 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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

Dvalishvili has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he beat Jose Aldo at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had won against John Dodson at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Brad Katona at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 8 days ago, while Merab Dvalishvili's last outing was 3 months and 10 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Dvalishvili?

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