Sean O’Malley returns to the UFC this weekend at UFC 269 to continue his rise in the heavyweight division against Raulian Paiva.
After losing his unbeaten record to Marlon Vera to wrap up 2020, “Sugar” has rebounded with two knockout wins this year.
Sean O’Malley returns to the UFC at UFC 269
O’Malley (14-1) is looking to make a new statement when he faces Rawlian Paiva this weekend in Las Vegas.
The American is 6-1 inside the octagon – including four arrivals – and is two places ahead of his Brazilian rival in the bantamweight standings.
UFC 269: Start date and time
The event is scheduled for Saturday 11 December au T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Preliminaries will start at 1:00 AM on Sunday AM UK time with the main ticket starting at the usual 3:00 AM.
The confrontation between Paiva and O’Malley is scheduled to open the main map with Charles Oliveira’s signature battle against Dustin Poirier around 5 AM.
UFC 269: TV & Live Streaming
The event will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and their initial coverage will start at 1am.
It will be broadcast live on the BT Sport website and app for subscribers.
EE Mobile customers will be able to get a three-month free trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150. You can then cancel the trial at any time.
O’Malley definitively arrested Almeida at March UFC 269: Fight Card
Main Event: Charles Oliveira (c) vs. Dustin Poirier – for the UFC Lightweight ChampionshipAmanda Nunes (c) – Juliana Pena – for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship Jeff Neal – Santiago Ponzenibokai Kara-France vs. Cody Garbrandt, Rawlian Paiva vs. Sean O’Malley
Josh Emmett vs Dan Egg, Dominic Cruz vs Pedro Munhos, Augusto Sakai vs Tai Toivasa, Jordan Wright vs Bruno Silva
early preliminary map
Andre Muniz – Eric Anders – Erin Blanchfield – Miranda Maverick – Alex Perez – Matt Schnell – Ryan Hall – Darek Miner – Randy Costa – Tony Kelly, Julian Robertson – Priscilla Cachoira
O’Malley went viral for his performance in the Dana White Contender Series UFC 269: What was said?
O’Malley: “Peter Jan is the champion now. He defeated the people he had to defeat to be the UFC champion. But I feel like the people’s champion.
“I have more eyeballs than anyone in the bantam weight division.
“That’s what I consider the ‘hero.’ I am the funniest.
“People care about me the most. That’s what ‘hero’ means to me.”
“Evil thinker. Music scholar. Hipster-friendly communicator. Bacon geek. Amateur internet enthusiast. Introvert.”