Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
27-5-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
34
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 5SD 5SUB 1SUB 2UD 3
18
Wins
27
12
By KO
8
67
KO%
30
1
By Sub
10
6
SUB%
37
1
Losses
5
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2007
20
Bouts
32
39
Rounds
75
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 29 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
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Sean O’Malley vs Alexandre Pantoja preview

When is O’Malley vs Pantoja?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face Alexandre Pantoja, 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 Pantoja 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.

Alexandre Pantoja would make his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Pantoja, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Pantoja's 30%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pantoja would have a massive advantage over O'Malley, boasting a 37% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 6 inches over Pantoja. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 years and 7 months later than Pantoja, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 39 to Pantoja's 75.

O’Malley vs Pantoja 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.

Alexandre Pantoja has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Brandon Royval at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Brandon Moreno at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Alex Perez at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he was victorious against Brandon Royval at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He had won against Manel Kape at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Alexandre Pantoja's last outing was 4 months and 2 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Pantoja's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Pantoja?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Pantoja yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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