“First man to finish Pedro” – Sean O’Malley taunts Pedro Munhoz after their fight was declared as no-contest

Sean O'Malley vs Pedro Munhoz
Sean O'Malley vs Pedro Munhoz

Sean O’Malley believes he finished Pedro Munhoz in their fight The much-anticipated fight with Pedro Munhoz and Sean O’Malley had many eyes on it. It was a fight that was going to prove if O’Malley really is an eligible contender for the Bantamweight division.

Munhoz was ranked #9 in the divisional rankings and currently was in a tough position in UFC. The fighter was coming into the fight with only one win in his last 5 bouts. On the other hand, O’Malley had bounced back from the loss against Marlon Vera and won three consecutive fights.

The fight started off well as it promised great action from both the fighters. Unfortunately, in the second round, O’Malley accidentally touched Munhoz’s eyes with his hands while trying to punch. It didn’t look that serious however the fight was halted. The ringside doctors came in to check on the Brazilian whose eye was visibly swollen. Later it was declared that the fight cannot continue further as Munhoz has compromised his vision.

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Sean O’Malley’s reaction after the match ended in a no contest

Sean O'Malley
Sean O’Malley

After the fight was over, O’Malley casually celebrated with his signature basketball move. The fighter was looking a little disappointed but was happy with the decision.

The fighter took to Twitter and revealed that he is the first fighter to get a finish on Munhoz in his MMA career.

First man to finish Pedro,” wrote O’Malley on his official Twitter handle.

It seems like O’Malley was clear in his mind that he was doing well before the eye poke and deserved the win. During the fight, Munhoz was doing great and both were focusing on striking exchanges.

Munhoz was trying to get an edge by delivering frequent calf kicks; on the other hand, O’Malley was a little hesitant. It looked like ‘Suga’ was trying to look for an opportunity to unleash his strikes by using the reach advantage.

What could have been an amazing Bantamweight showdown, ended up in an unfortunate no contest which left the fans in extreme disappointment.

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