Watch Petr Yan vs Sean O’Malley full fight video highlights from the main card of UFC 280 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In the main card, former bantamweight champion, Petr Yan takes on Sean O’Malley in an exciting 3 round matchup. O’Malley (15-1) was ranked 12th at bantamweight and Yan (16-3) first, and the UFC rarely has put matches together involving fighters separated by so much in the rankings.
In his last bouts, Yan outclassed Cory Sandhagen in an interim title bout and win via unanimous decision, but lost to current UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling in the pair’s rematch via a razor-thin split decision at UFC 273 back in April.
For O’Malley, Fans have criticized the 27-year old in the recent years for not fighting the top ranked bantamweights. After an anti climatic ending to his fight against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276, the fight stopped in the second round due to an accidental eye poke from O’Malley. “Suga” will be looking shut down the criticis with a win over Petr Yan.
Official Results: Sean O’Malley def. Petr Yan via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)