Read about Sean O’Malley’s stunning knockout victory at UFC 292 and other exciting results from the event. Get the latest updates on bantamweight and strawweight rankings.
In a thrilling display of skill and power, Sean O’Malley made a statement at UFC 292 with a perfectly-timed right hand that ended Aljamain Sterling’s night just 51 seconds into Round 2. The victory solidifies O’Malley’s position as the top bantamweight fighter in the division, but he will face tough competition in the future.
Weili Zhang Dominates in Co-Main Event
Weili Zhang showcased her dominance in the strawweight division with a one-sided beatdown of Amanda Lemos in the co-main event. After suffering back-to-back losses in 2021, Zhang has bounced back and now holds an impressive record of four victories in championship bouts.
Marlon Vera Makes a Statement
Marlon Vera proved his worth at 135 pounds with a decision victory over Pedro Munhoz. With Jose Aldo’s retirement, Vera moves up to the 10th spot in the bantamweight rankings, setting the stage for a potential rematch with O’Malley.
Other Notable Results
- Larissa Pacheco maintains her No. 5 ranking at women’s featherweight with a dominant 14-second knockout of Olena Kolesnyk in the PFL playoffs.
- Ian Garry debuts in the welterweight rankings at No. 15 after an impressive performance against Neil Magny on the UFC 292 main card.
These exciting matchups and impressive performances have set the stage for future showdowns in the UFC. Stay tuned for more action-packed fights and thrilling moments.