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UFC 292: Aljamain Sterling vs. Sean O’Malley – A Battle for the Bantamweight Title

Relive the intense battle between Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley at UFC 292. Find out who emerged victorious and claimed the bantamweight title. Stay updated with MMA Knockout for the latest UFC and MMA news.

UFC 292 has come to a close, and the bantamweight title fight between Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley has left fans in awe. The highly anticipated clash took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on August 19, and it did not disappoint.

Aljamain Sterling, also known as the ‘Funk Master,’ entered the octagon with the goal of extending his record for the most successful consecutive UFC Bantamweight Championship defenses. On the other hand, Sean O’Malley was determined to claim his first UFC title and make a name for himself in the division.

The fight began with Sterling showcasing his impressive kicking skills, keeping O’Malley on his toes. He landed a solid leg kick, but O’Malley quickly retaliated with a powerful jab. Sterling continued to target O’Malley’s legs with more kicks, while O’Malley patiently waited for an opportunity to counter.

As the fight progressed into the third round, O’Malley found himself against the fence but managed to escape quickly. It was in this round that O’Malley’s counter-punching skills came into play. He landed a devastating right hand that dropped Sterling to the canvas. O’Malley wasted no time and unleashed a barrage of ground-and-pound strikes. Referee Marc Goddard closely monitored the situation, giving Sterling a chance to recover, but eventually stepped in to stop the fight.

The victory marked a significant milestone for Sean O’Malley, as he claimed the UFC bantamweight title for the first time in his career. His impressive performance against a formidable opponent like Aljamain Sterling solidified his position as a rising star in the division.

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UFC 292: Sterling vs. O’Malley Fight Results

Fighter Result
Aljamain Sterling Loss
Sean O’Malley Win


  • Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley faced off in a bantamweight title fight at UFC 292.
  • O’Malley showcased his counter-punching skills and dropped Sterling with a powerful right hand in the third round.
  • O’Malley secured the victory and claimed the UFC bantamweight title.