Final Combating Championship (UFC) bantamweight sensation Sean O’Malley has nevertheless to crack the Top rated 10 of the 135-pound division, but he’s currently location his sights on recently-topped division kingpin Petr Yan.
It assists that “Sugar” is the converse of the town.
“I’m quickly the most talked about dude in the division,” O’Malley explained to MMA Combating. “I’m conversing a lot of smack about Petr, Cody [Garbrandt], Henry [Cejudo], all these dudes, and they’re all replying. I’m obviously in Petr’s head, or Pete-R, what ever you want to get in touch with him. He’s pondering about me. I think he’s dreaming about me, waking up and inquiring another person to enable him tweet something.”
Yan (15-1) captured the vacant 135-pound strap with a specialized knockout victory about Jose Aldo at the UFC 251 pay-for each-see (PPV) occasion before this thirty day period in Abu Dhabi. As for O’Malley, he’s envisioned to tangle with Marlon Vera at UFC 252 upcoming month in Las Vegas.
“Nothing’s personal,” O’Malley ongoing. “Short very little persons like Petr and Cody and Henry have short gentleman syndrome, and they get offended at items and it is personalized. For me, it’s normally going to be enterprise. I think Conor [McGregor] was definitely very good at that until eventually the Khabib [Nurmagomedov] combat. I really feel like that obtained much too private, and it performed game titles with him. I definitely figured out from that knowledge with Conor vs. Khabib, I just can’t permit it get personalized.”
McGregor has extensive been regarded a learn of pre-battle head video games, but most likely flew much too close to the solar throughout the build-up to his Khabib Nurmagomedov title struggle at UFC 229, in which “Notorious” was defeated by way of fourth-operate submission.
O’Malley stays excellent in 12 journeys to the cage.