Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
16-1-0
16-2-0

The tape

28
Age
30
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

SD 3NCKO 1KO 3KO 3
Form
UD 3SUB 1
16
Wins
16
11
By KO
4
69
KO%
25
1
By Sub
4
6
SUB%
25
1
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
18
Bouts
18
32
Rounds
38
2 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 46 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
13

Sean O’Malley vs Said Nurmagomedov preview

When is O’Malley vs S. Nurmagomedov?

Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Said Nurmagomedov, in Summer 2022.

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 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 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 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 25%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have an advantage over O'Malley, with a 25% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 2 years, at 28 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 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 6 months later than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 32 to Nurmagomedov's 38.

O’Malley vs S. Nurmagomedov 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 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 defeated 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 defeated Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Nurmagomedov's last 2 fights have come over a period of 10 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 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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