UFC 269: Paiva vs O’Malley 12/11/2021 Fight Analysis, Odds and Forecast

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UFC 269 Paiva vs O'Malley 12-11-2021 Fight Analysis Odds Forecast

UFC 269: Paiva vs O’Malley 12/11/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has stacked their biggest fight card for the last month of the year as UFC 269 takes place this Saturday, December 11. The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the battleground for the fighters. Fans can opt to subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to witness the bouts. Former interim bantamweight champion Dustin Poirier looks to take the belt from Charles Oliveira in the main event. The promising fighter Sean O’Malley competes in the main card and will fight Raulian Paiva at bantamweight. It is seen in UFC betting lines that Sean O’Malley will continue to rise with a win over Raulian Paiva.

UFC 269: Paiva vs O’Malley 12/11/2021

When: Saturday, December 11, 10:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 269: Paiva vs O’Malley 12/11/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Raulian Paiva +250 Sean O’Malley -300

Main Card

Raulian Paiva

Raulian Paiva is at his prime being a 26-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Santana, Amapa in Brazil. He has been training at both Team Alpha Male fight stable and Ronildo Nobre Judo Club. Paiva is a five-foot-eight bantamweight fighter and he carries an impressive 21-3 professional record. 14 of his wins came from decisions while the rest were divided into four knockouts and three submissions. Heading to the bout, Paiva owns a three-fight winning streak. He took victories from Mark De la Rosa, Zhalgas, Zhumagulov and the most recent was a majority decision over Kyler Philips in UFC on ESPN 27.

Sean O’Malley

Sean O’Malley goes by an interesting ring name as “Sugar” and this fighter’s hometown is in Helena, Montana in the United States. He has been representing the MMA Lab stable in his professional bouts. O’Malley stands at five-foot-eleven and has been comfortable competing at the bantamweight division. He has only lost once in 14 professional fights and 10 of those victories came from knockouts. After losing to Marlon Vera in UFC 252, O’Malley bounced back, winning his next two matches. The first was with Thomas Almeida while the most recent was a third-round knockout against Kris Moutinho in UFC 264.

Paiva vs O’Malley Betting Numbers

Record 21-3-0 14-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil United States
Height 5’8″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 125 135
Reach (in) 69 72
Win by KO/TKO 9% 71%
Win by Submission 14% 7%
Decisions 67% 21%
Strikes landed per minute 4.24 8.25
Striking accuracy 43% 62%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.9 3.59
Striking defense 50% 65%
Takedown average 0.62 0.63
Takedown accuracy 27% 50%
Takedown defense 75% 60%
Submission average 0.2 0.6

Paiva vs O’Malley Betting Picks

Sean O’Malley has that x-factor to rise in the UFC rankings and it is seen in the best online sportsbook that he will be a ranked fighter after this bout. Expect O’Malley to come out on top by knocking out Raulian Paiva before the third round.