UFC Fight 248: Sean O’Malley vs Jose Quinonez 03/07/2020 Picks, UFC Predictions and Preview

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UFC Fight 248 Sean O'Malley vs Jose Quinonez 03-07-2020 Picks UFC Predictions and Preview

UFC Fight 248: Sean O’Malley vs Jose Quinonez 03/07/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to be featuring a stacked fight card for their UFC 248 event this coming March 3, Saturday at Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. Viewing on television is made possible by Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass is the place to catch the online live stream. It will be a double title defense for this fight card as Israel Adesanya will be defending his UFC Middleweight championship against Yoel Romero while Weili Zhang takes on Joanna Jedrzecyzk for the UFC Women’s Strawweight title. To kick off the main fight card, it will be a bantamweight bout featuring Sean O’Malley up against Jose Quinonez. It is seen by UFC Live Betting that  Quinonez his the huge favorite to win this match against O’Malley.

UFC Fight 248: Sean O’Malley vs Jose Quinonez 03/07/2020

When: Saturday, March 07, 9:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 248: Sean O’Malley vs Jose Quinonez 03/07/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sean O’Malley -370 Jose Quinonez +290

Main Card

Sean O’Malley

Sean O’Malley is a young 25-year-old fighter that came from Helena, Montana in the USA. He stands at five-foot-eleven and fights out of MMA Lab. This Bantamweight fighter is undefeated in 10 contests. O’Malley is nicknamed “Sugar” and he was discovered in Dana White’s reality show in Night Contender Series in July 2017. He shocked his opponent, Alfred Khashakyan, with a KO punch in the first round.

White eventually put him on a UFC fight card in the TUF 26 Finale where he battled Terrion Ware via unanimous decision. He then took another victory in March 2018 against Andre Soukhamthath in UFC 222 way back in March 2018. That was his last fight and he is returning to the UFC two years after. Back in other MMA fight organizations, he is known to carry a strong KO punch and he has yet to show that in one of the main UFC fight cards.

Jose Quinonez

Jose Quinonez is an intimidating fighter that stands at 5-foot-8 and hails from Tlaltenago de Sanches Roman in Zacatecas, Mexico. He is 29-years-old and has fought in the bantamweight division all throughout his career. Quinonez is fighting out of Deluncuentes MMA and currently carries an 8-3 professional MMA record.

He came into the UFC in November 2014 and his debut was a rough defeat against Alejandro Perez via unanimous decision. Since then, he went undefeated winning four matches from July 2015 to August 2017. Nathaniel Wood brought him back to the ground and submitted him via rear-naked choke in March 2016. Quinonez bounced back with a win with Carlos Huachin as he goes to this match against O’Malley.


O’Malley vs Quinonez Betting Numbers

Record 10-0-0 9-4-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Mexico
Height 5′ 11″ 5′ 8″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 72 69
Win by KO/TKO 60% 25%
Win by Submission 10% 13%
Decisions 30% 63%
Strikes landed per minute 6.75 3.49
Striking accuracy 56% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.06 2.43
Striking defense 66% 68%
Takedown average 1.31 2.64
Takedown accuracy 50% 45%
Takedown defense 61% 50%
Submission average 1.3 0.7

O’Malley vs Quinonez Betting Picks

This is going to be a battle of two lions with the fight expecting to go to full time and the much experienced Quinonez predicted by Sports Betting to prevail in this match. This should be a chess match on the stand up as both fighters will try to punch their way out to victory.