Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-1-0
24-11-1

The tape

28
Age
41
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
KO 1KO 3KO 1SD 5KO 1
16
Wins
24
11
By KO
7
69
KO%
29
1
By Sub
4
6
SUB%
17
1
Losses
11
1
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2005
18
Bouts
36
32
Rounds
109
2 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 41 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
-

Sean O’Malley vs Frankie Edgar preview

When is O’Malley vs Edgar?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face the challenge of Frankie Edgar, in Late 2021.

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 Edgar 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.

Frankie Edgar would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Edgar, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Edgar's 29%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Edgar would have an advantage over O'Malley, with a 17% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.

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

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year and 7 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 77 less professional rounds, 32 to Edgar's 109.

O’Malley vs Edgar 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.

Frankie Edgar has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Chris Gutierrez at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marlon Vera at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Pedro Munhoz at UFC Vegas 7 on 22nd August 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 4 days ago, while Frankie Edgar's last outing was 14 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Edgar's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Edgar?

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