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 27 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 28 less professional rounds, 27 to Soukhamthath's 55.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Andre Soukhamthath had been fighting more than Sean O’Malley.
Going to this contest, Sean O’Malley had last fought 4 years, 6 months and 19 days ago, while Andre Soukhamthath's last outing had been 4 years, 10 months and 15 days ago.