‘HOLY SH-T!’ – Pro fighters react to Sean O’Malley’s championship TKO of Sterling at UFC 292

Pro fighters praised Sean O'Malley win's over UFC 292, while some also questioned the stoppage.

By: Lucas Rezende | 1 month ago

Pros react to Sean O’Malley’s win at UFC 292

Sean O’Malley did it at UFC 292. Paired up against Aljamain Sterling, ‘Suga’ had a close first round against the former champion, but got the job done early in the second with a well-placed right hand and some ground and pound. On Twitter, though, many professional fighters questioned the stoppage.

IMAGO/ZUMA Wire: Sean O'Malley TKO'd Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292.
IMAGO/ZUMA Wire: Sean O’Malley TKO’d Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292.

UFC 292 quick results

Check out all UFC 292 results here!

Sean O’Malley def. Aljamain Sterling via TKO (Punches) at 0:51 in Round 2: UFC Bantamweight Championship

Zhang Weili def. Amanda Lemos via unanimous decision (50-43, 50-44 & 49-45): UFC Strawweight Championship

Ian Machado Garry def. Neil Magny via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26 & 30-24): Welterweight

Mario Bautista def. Da’Mon Blackshear via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28 & 30-27): Bantamweight

Marlon Vera def. Pedro Munhoz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 & 29-28): Bantamweight

Brad Tavares def. Chris Weidman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 & 30-27): Middleweight

Gregory Rodrigues def. Denis Tiuliulin via KO (elbow) at 1:43 in Round 1: Middleweight

Kurt Holobaugh def. Austin Hubbard via submission (triangle choke) at 2:39 in Round 2: The Ultimate Fighter Season 31 Lightweight Finals

Brad Katona def. Cody Gibson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28 & 30-27): The Ultimate Fighter Season 31 Bantamweight Finals

Andre Petroski def. Gerald Meerschaert via split decision (29-28 Meerschaert, 29-28 Petroski & 29-28 Petroski): Middleweight

Natalia Silva def. Andrea Lee via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 & 30-27): Flyweight

Maryna Moroz via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:59 in Round 1: Flyweight

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Lucas Rezende
Lucas Rezende

Lucas Rezende is a Brazilian journalist and writer from Belem, Para. He has been covering MMA since 2012 and contributing with Bloody Elbow since March 2015. When not writing, Lucas also teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys reading, slapping the bass guitar and traveling.

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