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Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is O’Malley vs Paiva?
Sean O’Malley is set to take on Raulian Paiva, during the main card of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
O’Malley vs Paiva stats
Sean O’Malley steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Raulian Paiva will make his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest O'Malley has a massive power advantage over Paiva, boasting at 71% knock out percentage over Paiva's 19%.
Sean O’Malley is the older man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Paiva. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
O'Malley is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 5 months later than Paiva, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 26 to Paiva's 61.
O’Malley vs Paiva 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 Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Eddie Wineland at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
O’Malley vs Paiva US streams
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O’Malley vs Paiva UK streams
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UFC 269 Tickets
UFC APEX, Las Vegas
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 10pm est