Discover the rise of Sean O’Malley in the UFC and his recent victory at UFC 292. Learn about the records he has set and the controversy surrounding his success. Will O’Malley become the next Conor McGregor?
Sean O’Malley has quickly become one of the most beloved fighters in the UFC. With his recent victory at UFC 292, O’Malley solidified his status as a star in the bantamweight division.
In a post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White spoke highly of O’Malley’s popularity and the records he has set. The event broke the all-time gate record, surpassing even Bruce Springsteen’s recent concert at the [TD] Garden. With over $7 million in revenue, it is clear that O’Malley is a major draw for the promotion.
Not only did the event set a gate record, but it also broke the record for the biggest bantamweight championship fight ever on pay-per-view globally. O’Malley’s star power was evident in the crowd’s reaction at the end of the fight.
O’Malley’s rise to stardom has not been without controversy. Some fans and fighters have accused him of receiving special treatment from Dana White, dubbing it ‘Dana White privilege.’ However, White vehemently denied these claims, stating that O’Malley earned his position through hard work and skill.
O’Malley’s victory over Aljamain Sterling to claim the bantamweight title was a testament to his talent. With a second-round TKO, he ended Sterling’s two-and-a-half-year reign as champion. O’Malley has made it clear that he aspires to be the next Conor McGregor and become the biggest star in mixed martial arts.
As O’Malley’s star continues to rise, it is clear that he has the potential to become one of the UFC’s biggest draws. His exciting fighting style and charismatic personality have endeared him to fans around the world. With each victory, O’Malley solidifies his status as a true superstar in the sport.
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