Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is O’Malley vs Pimblett?
Sean O’Malley could potentially face Paddy Pimblett, in Spring 2022.
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 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 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 19 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 69% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 32%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pimblett would have a massive advantage over O'Malley, boosting at 47% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.
Sean O’Malley is the older man by 1 year, at 28 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 12 less professional rounds, 32 to Pimblett's 44.
O’Malley vs Pimblett 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 beat 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.
Previous to that, he beat Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by split decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Pimblett has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.
He had been beaten by Soren Bak at Cage Warriors 96 on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
In terms of recent activity, Sean O’Malley has been fighting more than Paddy Pimblett.
Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 7 days ago, while Paddy Pimblett's last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Pimblett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 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?
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