“I might get ‘champ’ on my face somewhere,” O’Malley said during the UFC 292 post-fight press conference.
Sean O’Malley gets face tattoo to celebrate UFC title win
The new champion actually pushed through and quickly got it done a few days after his milestone victory. Check out the photo of his new ink below, which shows “CHAMP MMXXIII” and a crown tattooed on his forehead.
Sean O’Malley’s next fight?
O’Malley has a lot of options for his first title defense, but he did note how he would prefer if it would be a rematch with Marlon Vera, who also won at the same UFC 292 event.
“Did Chito win? Was it boring? Probably. I’ll whoop Chito’s ass in December in Vegas at T-Mobile,” O’Malley said.
He implied that he could change his mind though.
“Chito was acting like he earned a title shot. I think he even tweeted he was the most exciting bantamweight, which is just bonkers. I don’t know how he sees that. He needs to settle down a
little bit, cause I do have options,” O’Malley told TMZ.
“Henry, I pretend like that’s an option, realistically it’s not. He lost his last fight. Alexandre Pantoja, the 125 lb champ, throwing my name out there a little bit. That’s an option. Merab’s an option. I might just wait for Cory [Sandhagen] if Chito’s gonna act like he earned a title shot.”
O’Malley’s sole career loss was to Chito Vera at UFC 252.
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