Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-08-19, the mma bout Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley gets three stars thanks to a nice finish (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
O’Malley vs Sterling is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 19th, at the TD Garden in Boston (Massachusetts, United States), in a 5-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is the main event of the UFC 292 and it is valid for the UFC bantamweight championship (Sterling’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Aljamain Sterling record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc Bw champ Aljamain Sterling entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-3-0 (48% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) in the world.
He lost to Marlon Moraes at the end of 2017 (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes) but then he has won nine fights defeating, in his last three, Petr Yan (controversial split decision Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan II), TJ Dillashaw (Aljamain Sterling vs TJ Dillashaw) and Henry Cejudo (via split decision, Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo).
Sean O’Malley record
His opponent, Sean O’Malley, has an official record of 16-1-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the bantamweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Marlon Vera in 2020, due to leg injury (Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera), after this match he has collected one no-contest and four victories, the last two against Raulian Paiva (Sean O’Malley vs Raulian Paiva) and Petr Yan (via split decision, Petr Yan vs Sean O’Malley).
Here is the UFC 292 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley
Weili Zhang vs Amanda Lemos
Neil Magny vs Ian Garry
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Mario Bautista
Marlon Vera vs Pedro Munhoz
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Brad Tavares vs Chris Weidman
Gregory Rodrigues vs Denis Tiuliulin
Austin Hubbard vs Kurt Holobaugh
Brad Katona vs Cody Gibson
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on SPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Gerald Meerschaert vs Andre Petroski
Natalia Silva vs Andrea Lee
Karine Silva vs Maryna Moroz
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 292 countdown Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Embedded: Vlog Series
Watch all the episodes of UFC 292 Embedded: Vlog Series (we usually post the playlist with all the videos or, if not possible, every single clip).
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC 292 pre-fight press conference, featuring Sean O’Malley and Aljamain Sterling!
Watch the videos of UFC 292: Sterling vs O’Malley weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Sterling vs O’Malley fight?
Sean O’Malley defeated Aljamain Sterling via TKO at 0:51, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 292 post-fight octagon interview of Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley.
UFC 292 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC 292 Sterling vs O’Malley.
Sean O’Malley def. Aljamain Sterling via TKO r2
Zhang Weili def. Amanda Lemos via UD
Ian Machado Garry def. Neil Magny via UD
Mario Bautista def. Da’Mon Blackshear via UD
Marlon Vera def. Pedro Munhoz via UD
Brad Tavares def. Chris Weidman via UD
Gregory Rodrigues def. Denis Tiuliulin via KO r1
Kurt Holobaugh def. Austin Hubbard via SUB r2
Brad Katona def. Cody Gibson via UD
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Andre Petroski def. Gerald Meerschaert via SD
Natália Silva def. Andrea Lee via UD
Karine Silva def. Maryna Moroz via SUB r1
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC 292 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Sean O’Malley and Aljamain Sterling (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC 292 Fight of the Night: Brad Katona vs Cody Gibson
UFC 292 Performance of the Night: Sean O’Malley, Zhang Weili