Sean O’Malley Inks a New Contract Extension with the UFC
It seems like Sean O’Malley will be seen competing in the UFC for the foreseeable future.
The bantamweight fighter Sean O’Malley has signed a new contract extension with the UFC. Under this contract, he will have eight more fights under the banner of UFC.
UFC President Dana White himself announced this news on Saturday, whereas Sean O’Malley confirmed the same during his podcast. Sean negotiated this deal for himself as he recently stated that he is acting as his own manager nowadays.
Sean also stated that he is very happy with the deal he got. He added that he earned this contract and the amount he is getting paid.
UFC has locked Sean O’Malley for a long period of time. It came after Malley defeated the former bantamweight champion, Petr Yan this past October at UFC 280.
Sean O’Malley is currently ranked #1 in the UFC bantamweight rankings and will likely get a shot at the bantamweight title in near future.
Sean O’Malley has earned his way to UFC by winning The Ultimate Fighter in 2017. His solo UFC loss came against Marlon Vera in August 2020. Since then he has won four bouts whereas his bout against Pedro Munhoz ended in a no-contest.
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