Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is O’Malley vs Font?
Sean O’Malley could potentially face the challenge of Rob Font, in Summer 2024.
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 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 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, 7 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 71% 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 29 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 32 less professional rounds, 34 to Font's 66.
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 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before that, he had beat Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Font has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
In terms of recent activity, Sean O’Malley has been fighting more than Rob Font.
Sean O’Malley last fought 3 months and 11 days ago, while Rob Font's last outing was 3 months and 25 days ago.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Font's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on O’Malley vs Font?
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