The undefeated Sean O’Malley entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 12-0-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 bantamweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Andre Soukhamthath (Andre Soukhamthath vs Sean O’Malley), Jose Alberto Quinonez and Eddie Wineland (Sean O’Malley vs Eddie Wineland).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marlon Vera, has an official record of 15-6-1 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Yadong Song (Marlon Vera vs Yadong Song); before this bout, in 2019, he had beat Frankie Saenz, Nohelin Hernandez and Andre Ewell. Vera vs O’Malley is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier 3 – UFC 252. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 252 fight card (main fights):
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier 3
Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera
Junior dos Santos vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
John Dodson vs Merab Dvalishvili
Vera’s next fight: Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera
O’Malley’s next fight: Sean O’Malley vs Thomas Almeida
O’Malley vs Vera Fight Video:
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