Aljamain Sterling is set to defend his bantamweight title against Sean O’Malley at UFC 292. Get all the details on this highly anticipated matchup and the rest of the fight card.
UFC men’s bantamweight champion, Aljamain Sterling, is set to make history as he aims for his fourth consecutive title defense in the 135-pound division. Sterling will face off against the talented Sean O’Malley in the highly anticipated main event at UFC 292 in Boston on Saturday night.
Sterling, currently ranked No. 7 in ESPN’s pound-for-pound rankings, is riding an impressive nine-fight win streak. His most recent victory came in a hard-fought split decision against former division champion, Henry Cejudo, at UFC 288 in May.
On the other hand, O’Malley, ranked No. 4 in ESPN’s divisional rankings, has been on a roll with four wins in his last five bouts. He also secured a split decision victory in his last fight, defeating Petr Yan at UFC 280 in October.
In the co-main event, women’s strawweight champion Zhang Weili will take on Amanda Lemos. Zhang, who currently holds the top spot in ESPN’s women’s pound-for-pound rankings, reclaimed her title with a win over Cara Esparza at UFC 281 in November 2022. Lemos, ranked No. 3 in ESPN’s divisional rankings, has been on a tear with back-to-back stoppage victories.
The main event has garnered attention from various experts in the MMA community. Former UFC women’s featherweight and current ESPN MMA analyst Megan Anderson shares her perspective on the highly anticipated matchup. Additionally, ESPN’s betting experts Reed Kuhn and Ian Parker provide their insights and analysis on the main event, as well as other intriguing bets to watch out for on the card.
Stay tuned for an action-packed night of fights at UFC 292, where Aljamain Sterling looks to etch his name in the history books with another successful title defense.
|Aljamain Sterling vs. Sean O’Malley||Zhang Weili vs. Amanda Lemos|
- Aljamain Sterling to defend his bantamweight title against Sean O’Malley at UFC 292
- Sterling aims for his fourth consecutive title defense
- O’Malley ranked No. 4 in ESPN’s divisional rankings
- Zhang Weili to fight Amanda Lemos in the co-main event
- Zhang holds top spot in ESPN’s women’s pound-for-pound rankings
- Lemos ranked No. 3 in ESPN’s divisional rankings