Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
18-1-0
26-4-0

The tape

29
Age
35
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
18
Wins
26
12
By KO
13
67
KO%
50
1
By Sub
3
6
SUB%
12
1
Losses
4
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
20
Bouts
30
39
Rounds
82
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 7 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
8

Sean O’Malley vs Alexander Volkanovski preview

When is O’Malley vs Volkanovski?

Sean O’Malley could potentially take on Alexander Volkanovski, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

O’Malley vs Volkanovski stats

Sean O’Malley would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Alexander Volkanovski would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have an advantage in power over Volkanovski, with a 67% knock out percentage over Volkanovski's 50%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Volkanovski would have a slight advantage over O'Malley, with a 12% submission rate over O'Malley's 6%.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 5 inches over Volkanovski. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 9 months later than Volkanovski, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 43 less professional rounds, 39 to Volkanovski's 82.

O’Malley vs Volkanovski form

O'Malley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Marlon Vera at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, his fight against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 ended in a no contest.

He was victorious against Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Volkanovski has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

He had beaten Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 2 months and 16 days ago, while Alexander Volkanovski's last outing was 3 months and 8 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Volkanovski?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Volkanovski yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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