Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Pedro “The Young Punisher” Munhoz will take on Sean “Sugar” O’Malley in the Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 276 card.

In this post, we will break down Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 35-year-old, Pedro Munhoz is coming in with a 19-7-0 (1 NC) record. Munhoz will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Dominick Cruz at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier in December.

O’Malley, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Raulian Paiva on December 11, 2021 at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier and holds a 15-1-0 record.

Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley
35
Age
27
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 11″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
65″
Reach
72″
19-7-0 (1 NC)
Record
15-1-0
Orthodox
Stance
Switch

Pedro Munhoz has an orthodox fighting stance with a 65″ reach. The 27-year-old, Sean O’Malley is an switch fighter with a 72″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Pedro Munhoz:
→ Munhoz’s striking accuracy is 43%.
→ Munhoz lands 5.50 significant strikes per minute.
→ Munhoz’s takedown accuracy is 20%.
→ Munhoz’s takedown average is 0.57 per 15 minutes.
→ Munhoz’s takedown defense is 81%.

Munhoz comes in with 43% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.50 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, O’Malley fires at 62% accuracy, landing about 8.26 significant strikes per minute. Pedro Munhoz also has a 20% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.57 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to O’Malley’s 0.59 takedowns and 64% takedown accuracy.

Sean O’Malley:
→ O’Malley’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ O’Malley lands 8.26 significant strikes per minute.
→ O’Malley’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ O’Malley’s takedown average is 0.59 per 15 minutes.
→ O’Malley’s takedown defense is 64%.

Sean spent on average 8:26 minutes in the Octagon and Pedro has an average fight time of 10:50 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 276 is live in , who do you think will win, Pedro or Sean? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Date
July 2, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Pedro Munhoz vs. Sean O’Malley

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