Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is O’Malley vs Fiziev?
Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Rafael Fiziev, in Late 2022.
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 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 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, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest O'Malley would have a slight advantage in power over Fiziev, with a 69% knock out percentage over Fiziev's 67%.
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 1 year, at 28 years old.
O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Fiziev. Despite this, both fighters have 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 6 more professional rounds, 32 to Fiziev's 26.
O’Malley vs Fiziev 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.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 2 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.
Fiziev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on O’Malley vs Fiziev?
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