Aug 19 2023
Saturday

TD Garden, Boston, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
23-3-0
KO 2
KO 2
16-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight Championship

The tape

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

Tape record

SDKOSDOthersSUB
Form
SDNCKOKOKO
23
Wins
16
3
By KO
11
13
KO%
69
8
By SUB
1
35
SUB%
6
3
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2015
26
Bouts
18
71
Rounds
32
5 hours, 31 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
3

Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley report

Who won Sterling vs O’Malley?

Sean O’Malley beat Aljamain Sterling by during the main event of UFC 292, on Saturday 19th August 2023 at TD Garden in Boston.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sean O’Malley.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC bantamweight championship.

Sterling vs O’Malley stats

Aljamain Sterling stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Sean O’Malley made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested O'Malley had a massive power advantage over Sterling, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sterling had a large advantage over O'Malley, boasting at 35% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Aljamain Sterling was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.

O'Malley had a height advantage of 4 inches over Sterling. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Sterling was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 10 months earlier than O'Malley, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 73 to O'Malley's 34.

Activity check

Sterling's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

O'Malley's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Sterling vs O’Malley?

Aljamain Sterling was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Sean O’Malley made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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