Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
17-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
33
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3UD 5UD 3KO 2UD 3
18
Wins
17
12
By KO
3
67
KO%
18
1
By Sub
1
6
SUB%
6
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2014
20
Bouts
21
39
Rounds
61
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Sean O’Malley vs Merab Dvalishvili preview

When is O’Malley vs Dvalishvili?

Sean O’Malley could set to fight Merab Dvalishvili, in Summer 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).

O’Malley vs Dvalishvili 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.

Merab Dvalishvili would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Dvalishvili, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Dvalishvili's 18%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that O'Malley and Dvalishvili would be pretty equal, both with a 6% submission rate.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 4 years, at 29 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 22 less professional rounds, 39 to Dvalishvili's 61.

O’Malley vs Dvalishvili 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.

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

In his last fight, he beat Henry Cejudo at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Petr Yan at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Before that, he was victorious against Marlon Moraes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Cody Stamann at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 2 months and 8 days ago, while Merab Dvalishvili's last outing was 3 months ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Dvalishvili's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 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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