November 28, 2023

UNITED STATES: At UFC 292, Sean O’Malley proved all of the hype was true as he knocked out bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling in Spherical 2 of their major occasion combat on the TD Backyard in Boston, Massachusetts.

Regardless of doubts about his championship capabilities, O’Malley, 28, silenced skeptics by touchdown a superbly executed proper hand on Sterling’s chin and ending the combat with extra punches. The sight of O’Malley dropping Sterling was paying homage to Conor McGregor’s historic title win in 2015.

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Sean O’Malley successfully stored Sterling’s sturdy wrestling at bay, utilizing strategic course modifications and sustaining offensive persistence to land the successful punch.

In his post-fight interview, Sean O’Malley expressed his nervousness earlier than the bout, praising Sterling as the best bantamweight of all time. He emphasised his perception in his means to capitalize on opponents’ errors because of his expertise.

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Sean O’Malley’s recognition within the UFC has made him a crossover star, however some have questioned his potential as a champion. Nonetheless, O’Malley’s victory over Sterling put these doubts to relaxation as he declared the “Suga period” had begun, aiming to dominate till 2035.

Sterling had deliberate to maneuver as much as featherweight post-UFC 292, however Sean O’Malley’s KO loss made him rethink, acknowledging O’Malley’s ability and expressing respect. O’Malley has already known as out Marlon Vera for a rematch, looking for redemption for his sole loss in 19 skilled fights.

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