Sean O’Malley not too long ago stated he isn’t afraid to lose to his subsequent opponent, Petr Yan.
Sean O’Malley is about to face ‘No Mercy‘ in what would be the greatest check of his profession. Indeed, the 2 fighters are at least 12 locations aside within the bantamweight rating. On the one hand, Sean O’Malley is ranked #13, on the opposite Petr Yan, ranked #1.
The two males will cross swords in the Abu Dhabi octagon at UFC 280 which can happen on October 22.
For ‘Sugar‘, this conflict is a big step up within the competitors and will even probably propel him right into a title battle. Nonetheless, O’Malley stated he isn’t afraid to lose, and he is aware of he’ll be the division champion someday or one other.
” The closer the fight gets, the more confident I will be. I’m going to go back to camp, get back to training, eat perfectly, sleep perfectly, stall everything.“, Sean O’Malley told ESPN. ” I’m going to be increasingly assured because the battle will get nearer. And on battle evening, I’m going to win. For each battle I make, I’m prepared to lose. I’m not connected to the truth that I’ve to win this battle. I shall be world champion someday, 100%. I’ve by no means been afraid of losing, so I feel the nearer the battle will get, the extra assured I’ll be.”
Although O’Malley isn’t afraid of losing, he appears assured of his skills to beat the Russian. Moreover, the American had declared that in accordance to him, his rivalry with Yan was just beginningand that the 2 bantamweights would repeatedly discover themselves within the cage.
Sean O’Malley comes out of a no-contest against Pedro Munoz occurred throughout UFC 276. Indeed, due to an unintentional blow to the attention of the American on the Brazilian, the referee had determined to cease the battle.
Before that, ‘Sugar‘ was on a 3-game profitable streak on Raulian Paiva, Kris Moutinho and at last Thomas Almeida. O’Malley’s final loss was at UFC 252 the place he misplaced to Marlon’Chito‘ Vera on TKO within the 1st spherical.
Do you suppose Sean O’Malley might take the win over Petr Yan?