After an eagerly awaited top-15 battle was on the books, Sean O’Malley’s battle at UFC 276 finished in disheartening style.
O’Malley, a Helena local, unintentionally jabbed his rival Pedro Munhoz in the eye in the second round of their battle at UFC 276 in Las Vegas on Saturday. The battle was governed a no challenge after Munhoz couldn’t see out of his jabbed eye.
Helena’s Sean O’Malley has fight ruled as no contest at UFC 276
The battle was O’Malley’s (15-1-1) 10th in the UFC. O’Malley entered the battle positioned No. 13 in the authority UFC bantamweight rankings while Munhoz is positioned No. 10.
The battle was equipping to be a specialized session. Munhoz landed 26 strikes while O’Malley landed 25 by the battle’s end.
O’Malley and Munhoz started off the compensation per-view card on Saturday.