Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
21-8-1

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
26
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3UD 5KO 5KO 4KO 1
18
Wins
21
12
By KO
9
67
KO%
43
1
By Sub
3
6
SUB%
14
1
Losses
8
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
N/A
20
Bouts
31
39
Rounds
78
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 49 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
5

Sean O’Malley vs Yadong Song preview

When is O’Malley vs Song?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face Yadong Song, in Summer 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 Song 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.

Yadong Song would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a large advantage in power over Song, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Song's 43%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Song would have a slight advantage over O'Malley, with a 14% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

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

O'Malley has a height advantage of 3 inches over Song. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year and 1 month later than Song, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 39 less professional rounds, 39 to Song's 78.

O’Malley vs Song 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.

Song has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Petr Yan at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Gutierrez at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 6 days ago, while Yadong Song's last outing was 1 month and 6 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 4 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.

Song's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Song?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Song 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 Yadong Song news

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