Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
18-1-0
17-5-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2SD 3NCKO 1
Form
UD 3UD 5SD 3SD 5UD 5
18
Wins
17
12
By KO
7
67
KO%
41
1
By Sub
1
6
SUB%
6
1
Losses
5
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
20
Bouts
22
39
Rounds
72
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 38 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Sean O’Malley vs Petr Yan preview

When is O’Malley vs Yan II?

Sean O’Malley could potentially square off against Petr Yan, in Summer 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 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 Yan II 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.

Petr Yan would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest O'Malley would have a large advantage in power over Yan, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Yan's 41%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that O'Malley and Yan would be pretty equal, both with a 6% submission rate.

Sean O’Malley is the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

O'Malley has a height advantage of 4 inches over Yan. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

O'Malley is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 33 less professional rounds, 39 to Yan's 72.

O’Malley vs Yan II 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.

Petr Yan has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Yadong Song at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sean O’Malley 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, he had been defeated by Aljamain Sterling 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 beaten Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Activity check

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

Sean O’Malley last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Petr Yan's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

O'Malley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on O’Malley vs Yan II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for O’Malley vs Yan 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 Petr Yan news

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