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Sean O’Malley vs Rob Font preview
When is O’Malley vs Font?
Sean O’Malley could potentially face the challenge of Rob Font, in Late 2021.
The fight would take place 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 Font 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.
Rob Font would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest O'Malley would have a large advantage in power over Font, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Font's 45%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Font would have an advantage over O'Malley, with a 20% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.
Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 7 years, at 28 years old.
O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Font. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 3 months later than Font, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 32 to Font's 61.
O’Malley vs Font 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 won against 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 won against 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 won against 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 defeated Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Font has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
He had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Sean O’Malley has been fighting more than Rob Font.
Sean O’Malley last fought 7 months and 16 days ago, while Rob Font's last outing was 1 month and 30 days ago.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on O’Malley vs Font?
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