Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
17-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
28
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 172 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3KO 1UD 3SUB 1UD 3
18
Wins
17
12
By KO
2
67
KO%
12
1
By Sub
7
6
SUB%
41
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2016
20
Bouts
17
39
Rounds
37
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 54 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
6

Sean O’Malley vs Umar Nurmagomedov preview

When is O’Malley vs Nurmagomedov?

Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Umar Nurmagomedov, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested 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 Nurmagomedov 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.

Umar Nurmagomedov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 17 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 12%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have a massive advantage over O'Malley, boasting a 41% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nurmagomedov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 39 to Nurmagomedov's 37.

O’Malley vs Nurmagomedov 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.

Nurmagomedov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Bekzat Almakhan at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev on 2nd March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Raoni Barcelos at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Nate Maness at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Brian Kelleher at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Sidemar Honorio at PFL 2019 #6 on 8th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 2 months and 21 days ago, while Umar Nurmagomedov's last outing was 2 months and 28 days ago.

O'Malley'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 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Nurmagomedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Nurmagomedov?

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