Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
12-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
KO 2MD 3KO 5KO 3UD 3
18
Wins
12
12
By KO
8
67
KO%
67
1
By Sub
1
6
SUB%
8
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015
20
Bouts
15
39
Rounds
31
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 5 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 Rafael Fiziev preview

When is O’Malley vs Fiziev?

Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Rafael Fiziev, in Late 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 Fiziev 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.

Rafael Fiziev would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest that O'Malley and Fiziev have similar power, both with a 67% knock out percentage.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Fiziev would have a slight advantage over O'Malley, with a 8% 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 3 inches over Fiziev. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

O'Malley is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months earlier than Fiziev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 39 to Fiziev's 31.

O’Malley vs Fiziev 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.

Fiziev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Brad Riddell at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Bobby Green at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 2 months and 15 days ago, while Rafael Fiziev's last outing was 8 months and 1 day ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Fiziev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 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 Fiziev?

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