Fighter form coming into this matchup
Paiva most recently appeared at UFC Fight Night: Sanhagen vs. Dillashaw, taking on and defeating Kyler Phillips via Decision in a Bantamweight bout. Paiva went into the fight as the +230 moderate underdog. Both fighters were awarded Fight of the Night performance bonuses for their efforts. The win extended Paiva’s winning streak to 3 in a row. His professional MMA record currently sits at 21-3.
O’Malley most recently appeared at UFC 264, taking on and defeating Kris Moutinho via KO/TKO in a Bantamweight bout. O’Malley went into the fight a massive -1000 favorite. Both fighters were awarded Fight of the Night honors. The win extended O’Malley’s winning streak to 2 in a row. His professional MMA record currently sits at 14-1.
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Tale of the tape
|Raulian Paiva||vs||“Sugar” Sean O’Malley|
|5’8″ (173cm)||Height||5’11” (180cm)|
|69.5″ (177cm)||Reach||72.0″ (183cm)|