Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
21-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
29
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3UD 3SUB 2SUB 1KO 1
18
Wins
21
12
By KO
6
67
KO%
29
1
By Sub
9
6
SUB%
43
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
20
Bouts
24
39
Rounds
50
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 30 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 Paddy Pimblett preview

When is O’Malley vs Pimblett?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face Paddy Pimblett, 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 Pimblett 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.

Paddy Pimblett would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Pimblett, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 29%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pimblett would have a massive advantage over O'Malley, boosting at 43% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the same age as Paddy Pimblett, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pimblett.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 4 months later than Pimblett, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 39 to Pimblett's 50.

O’Malley vs Pimblett 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 beat 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 beat 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 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.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Pimblett has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jared Gordon at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

He had beat Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 3 days ago, while Paddy Pimblett's last outing was 3 months and 27 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Pimblett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Pimblett?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Pimblett 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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