Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won O’Malley vs Soukhamthath?
Sean O’Malley beat Andre Soukhamthath by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 222, on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sean O’Malley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
O’Malley vs Soukhamthath stats
Sean O’Malley stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Andre Soukhamthath made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that O'Malley and Soukhamthath have similar power, both with a 67% knock out percentage.
Sean O’Malley was the younger man by 6 years, at 26 years old.
O'Malley had a height advantage of 2 inches over Soukhamthath. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
O'Malley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 5 months later than Soukhamthath, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 26 to Soukhamthath's 55.
O’Malley vs Soukhamthath form
O'Malley had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Thomas Almeida at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marlon Vera at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Eddie Wineland at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Andre Soukhamthath at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Terrion Ware at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on 1st December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Park Theatre, Las Vegas.
O'Malley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.