Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

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

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
32
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
SUB 1UD 3SUB 2UD 3SUB 1
18
Wins
18
12
By KO
4
67
KO%
22
1
By Sub
6
6
SUB%
33
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
20
Bouts
21
39
Rounds
44
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 11 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 Said Nurmagomedov preview

When is O’Malley vs S. Nurmagomedov?

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

The fight would be scheduled for 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 S. 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.

Said Nurmagomedov would make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 22%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have a large advantage over O'Malley, boasting a 33% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nurmagomedov. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 years and 6 months later than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 5 less professional rounds, 39 to Nurmagomedov's 44.

O’Malley vs S. 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.

Said Nurmagomedov has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Muin Gafurov at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jonathan Martinez at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Saidyokub Kakhramonov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Douglas Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Cody Stamann at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 2 months and 8 days ago, while Said Nurmagomedov's last outing was 6 months and 26 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 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 2 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 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 S. Nurmagomedov?

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

Sean O’Malley vs Said Nurmagomedov news

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