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UFC Bantamweight Sean O’Malley Set for First Title Shot: Will ‘Sugar’ Silence the Haters?

Will Sean O’Malley silence his haters and claim the UFC bantamweight title? Get all the details on his first title shot against Aljamain Sterling in this highly anticipated fight.

After waiting 10 months for his opportunity, Sean O’Malley is finally ready for his first title shot in the UFC. The highly anticipated fight will take place tonight at Boston’s TD Garden, where O’Malley, the #2-ranked contender, will challenge the reigning champion, Aljamain Sterling, in the main event of UFC 292 pay-per-view.

Sterling has already made history in the bantamweight division with the most consecutive title defenses. He has defeated top fighters like Petr Yan, TJ Dillashaw, and Henry Cejudo. However, some believe that O’Malley has a good chance of dethroning Sterling and claim the title.

During an interview with Bloody Elbow’s Eddie Mercado, O’Malley addressed the criticism surrounding his title shot. He dismissed the negative comments, stating that there are many jealous fighters and ‘Sugar’ haters who don’t want to see him succeed. However, he also mentioned that he has a strong fanbase who are excited about his opportunity.

O’Malley reflected on his previous fight against Petr Yan, where he had to give his all to secure the victory. He believes that his success in the cage only fuels the jealousy of his haters. Despite the criticism, O’Malley embraces the hate and enjoys proving his doubters wrong.

Facing Sterling will be no easy task, considering his recent win over ‘Triple C.’ However, O’Malley is determined to leave ‘Funk Master’ sleeping come fight night and silence his haters once and for all.

Fight Summary

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Sean O’Malley vs. Aljamain Sterling TBD

Key Points

  • Sean O’Malley is set for his first title shot in the UFC against Aljamain Sterling.
  • Sterling holds the record for the most consecutive title defenses in the bantamweight division.
  • O’Malley dismisses the criticism and believes that his haters are simply jealous.
  • He is determined to prove his doubters wrong and claim the title.