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UFC 276's Pedro Munhoz says Sean O'Malley is 'legit,' but believes a stoppage is possible

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Pedro Munhoz is buying into Sean O'Malley's hype, but still thinks his momentum will be halted on Saturday.
The long-time UFC bantamweight contender is not skeptical of O'Malley's skillset and promise in the UFC, despite many others questioning whether O'Malley belongs among the best or not. Munhoz will be welcoming O'Malley into the upper echelon of the division at Saturday's UFC 276 .
And Munhoz is making sure to give “Suga” his proper due.
“I believe he's legit,” Munhoz told reporters at the UFC 276 media day. “People asked me the same question before, and my answer remains...
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Sean O'Malley doesn't see doubters going away after UFC 276: 'I could submit Khabib, and people would be like, 'Yeah, but.''

Sean O'Malley doesn't see doubters going away after UFC 276: 'I could submit Khabib, and people would be like, 'Yeah, but.''

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - By many people's assessments, Sean O'Malley will face his first “big” test Saturday at UFC 276 in the form of Pedro Munhoz.
O'Malley took the stage at the UFC Apex for a pre-fight news conference Wednesday where he unsurprisingly arrived in an eye-catching attire and funkily colored hair. He sported two watches, one on each wrist, and a pair of gemmed-out eyeglasses.
The test might be a larger ask, but O'Malley's trajectory of self-promotion and uniqueness remained the same as he fielded questions. In his estimation, even if he passes with flying colors, however, O'Malley...
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