Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
24-11-1

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
42
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
KO 1KO 3KO 1SD 5KO 1
18
Wins
24
12
By KO
7
67
KO%
29
1
By Sub
4
6
SUB%
17
1
Losses
11
1
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2005
20
Bouts
36
39
Rounds
109
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 41 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
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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 Autumn/Fall 2024.

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 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 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 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Edgar, boasting a 67% 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 29 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 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 years and 7 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 70 less professional rounds, 39 to Edgar's 109.

O’Malley vs Edgar 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.

Frankie Edgar has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to 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 been defeated by 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 won against 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 lost to 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 4 months and 7 days ago, while Frankie Edgar's last outing was 1 year, 8 months and 4 days ago.

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

Edgar's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 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.

Sean O’Malley vs Frankie Edgar news

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