Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is O’Malley vs Song?
Sean O’Malley could potentially face Yadong Song, in Early 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 17 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 20 wins, 7 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 71% knock out percentage over Song's 45%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Song would have a slight advantage over O'Malley, with a 15% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.
Sean O’Malley is the older man by 4 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 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 8 months later than Song, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 34 to Song's 70.
O’Malley vs Song 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 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before that, he had won against Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Song has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Julio Arce at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Casey Kenney at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
In terms of recent activity, Yadong Song has been fighting more than Sean O’Malley.
Sean O’Malley last fought 3 months and 11 days ago, while Yadong Song's last outing was 7 months and 1 day ago.
O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Song's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on O’Malley vs Song?
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