Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won O’Malley vs Moutinho?
Sean O’Malley beat Kris Moutinho by , during the main card of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sean O’Malley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
O’Malley vs Moutinho stats
Sean O’Malley stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kris Moutinho made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested O'Malley had a massive power advantage over Moutinho, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Moutinho's 0%.
Sean O’Malley was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
O'Malley had a height advantage of 4 inches over Moutinho. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
O'Malley was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 4 months later than Moutinho, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 26 to Moutinho's 33.
O’Malley vs Moutinho form
O'Malley had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marlon Vera at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Eddie Wineland at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Andre Soukhamthath at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Terrion Ware at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on 1st December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Park Theatre, Las Vegas.
O'Malley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.