Sean O’Malley is coming off a spectacular third-round TKO win over Kris Moutinho, whom he beat on the star-studded UFC 264 occasion in July 2021.
The bantamweight matchup witnessed Sean O’Malley dominating the placing exchanges, whereas Moutinho saved coming ahead regardless of being tagged with laborious strikes. ‘Suga’ has now claimed that his fingers nonetheless haven’t recovered from punching Moutinho’s head.
Talking to The Schmo, Sean O’Malley revealed that his knuckles are nonetheless hurting from the battle. O’Malley famous that he and his coach Tim Welch had been educating one thing associated to punching at a latest seminar. Suga added that throughout the seminar, he felt his knuckles harm whereas punching. Sean O’Malley acknowledged:
“I did a seminar at present. And Tim and I had been educating one thing the place we punched his hand, his open hand. And my knuckle is simply nonetheless hurting from that dude’s head. He’s preventing earlier than me, and I beat him up. How does that work?”
The Schmo confirmed that Sean O’Malley was certainly speaking about Kris Moutinho. O’Malley then added:
“My knuckles nonetheless harm from his f**king head.”
Watch the interview beneath:
The UFC 264 matchup between Sean O’Malley and Kris Moutinho earned them vital reward. O’Malley was lauded for his good placing abilities – each within the defensive and offensive realms. Alternatively, Moutinho was hailed for his resilience and preventing spirit.
As per UFC Stats, Sean O’Malley landed 230 of 318 vital strikes, whereas Kris Moutinho landed 70 of 218 vital strikes.
Sean O’Malley is trying to return to the octagon in December
Earlier this yr, the MMA rumor mill speculated that Sean O’Malley may battle the legendary Frankie Edgar at UFC 268 on November sixth, 2021.
Nevertheless, Sean O’Malley indicated that he wouldn’t wish to battle in New York as a result of excessive taxes within the area. Edgar was subsequently booked to face Marlon Vera at UFC 268, which is able to happen at MSG in New York.
O’Malley has emphasised that he’d wish to battle in Las Vegas in December of this yr, no matter who his opponent is.
Kris Moutinho’s subsequent battle might be a bantamweight bout in opposition to Aaron Phillips at UFC Struggle Night time 196 on October twenty third, 2021.
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