Spring 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
17-1-0
23-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
34
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

KO 2SD 3NCKO 1KO 3
Form
KO 2SD 5KO 2SD 5Others 4
17
Wins
23
12
By KO
3
71
KO%
13
1
By Sub
8
6
SUB%
35
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2011
19
Bouts
27
34
Rounds
73
2 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 37 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Sean O’Malley vs Aljamain Sterling preview

When is O’Malley vs Sterling II?

Sean O’Malley could potentially face Aljamain Sterling, in Spring 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 Sterling II 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.

Aljamain Sterling would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting at 71% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over O'Malley, boosting at 35% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 4 inches over Sterling. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 10 months later than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 39 less professional rounds, 34 to Sterling's 73.

O’Malley vs Sterling II 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.

Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he Sean O’Malley 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 defeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had won against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

He had beat Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 3 months and 14 days ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 3 months and 14 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 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 Sterling II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Sterling II 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 Aljamain Sterling news

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