- Star-in-the-making Sean O’Malley wanted lower than two minutes to complete his UFC 250 opponent on Saturday.
- O’Malley took hardly any injury within the struggle, absorbing solely 4 pictures.
- The 25-year-old ended Eddie Wineland’s night with a one-two combo steadily seen within the candy science of boxing.
- Together with his rainbow hair, face tattoo, and professorial punching, O’Malley is proving to be the mad scientist of MMA.
An unbeaten American with rainbow hair and a face tattoo obliterated his UFC opponent with a textbook, high-powered one-two KO on Saturday.
All of it went down at UFC 250, a pay-per-view present broadcast from a UFC-owned facility known as Apex in Las Vegas, because the world’s premier combined martial arts group continues operations one month into its comeback from a coronavirus-enforced hiatus.
It took Sean O’Malley, 25, lower than two minutes to finish Eddie Wineland’s night, ending his man with a pawing jab which he by no means meant to land — it was extra of a easy, distance-measuring instrument designed so the follow-up shot, a straight proper hand, would energy by Wineland’s face … and he landed that bomb with aplomb.This was the candy science of boxing in motion, flaunted to near-perfection by a fast-rising, mad scientist in MMA.
The teenager, who prolonged his undefeated run to 12 wins (8 by KO, 1 by submission, and three selections), barely celebrated, selecting as a substitute to calmly stroll across the Octagon, and bow.
Watch the knockout right here:
—UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) June 7, 2020
And the walk-off celebration right here:
—SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 7, 2020
O’Malley barely took any injury within the struggle. He was hit with solely 4 of Wineland’s seven strikes, touchdown 13 of 20 of his personal whereas additionally trying flash, spinning ninja kicks.”It was a matter of minutes from the start of the struggle earlier than I cracked him with one thing,” stated O’Malley after the bout.
“I used to be longer than him and once you’re as quick and correct as I’m, I am gonna land first, I will land early, and I landed on the button.
“I used to be actually, actually wholesome for this struggle, I had no accidents,” he stated. “Final struggle, I felt I used to be 95 p.c, I had a pair small accidents, however I felt 100% in there tonight.”
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