Awesome bantamweight fight booked for UFC 252 on August 15th. Reported by MMA Junkie, Sean “Sugar” O’Malley (4-0 UFC, 12-0 MMA) is set to fight Marlon “Chito” Vera (9-5 UFC, 15-6 MMA).
O’Malley is coming of an impressive first round KO victory over Eddie Wineland at UFC 250. Before that Sugar TKO’d Jose Alberto Quinonez in the first round via head kick and punches. In fact, he has dispatched his last two opponents, both in 2020, in 3:56.
Vera is a very experienced fighter with more fights in the UFC than O’Malley has had in his career. Before his most recent decision loss to Yadong “Kung Fu Monkey” Song, Marlon was on a 5 fight win streak.
Sugar announced the fight on his YouTube channel. O’Malley also stated that he “Is in fight camp as of today.”
UFC 252 August 15th just got a great fight. The only other fight currently announced for the card is Heavyweight Stipe Miocic vs former light and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.