Sean O’Malley will face a familiar opponent in his first title defence as he is set to rematch Marlon “Chito” Vera for the Bantamweight title at UFC 299. This bout is scheduled to take place in March at a venue to be determined.
Odds Provided by BetOnline.ag accurate as of 11/7/2023 3:56 PM EST
These odds mean a bettor would need to risk $220 on Sean O’Malley to win $100; meanwhile, a risk of $100 on Marlon Vera could win $185.
After some debate over who would get the next title shot at Bantamweight Marlon Vera won the sweepstakes over Merab Dvalishvili and Cory Sandhagen. This will be Sean O’Malley first fight since his highlight knockout over Aljamain Sterling in August to claim the Bantamweight title. Marlon Vera gets his first shot at a UFC title here coming off a decision win over Pedro Munhoz on the same card that O’Malley claimed his title.
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Sean O’Malley (+210) vs. Aljamain Sterling (-245) UFC 292 – Win
Sean O'Malley (+235) vs. Petr Yan (-275) UFC 280 - Win
Sean O'Malley (-300) vs. Pedro Munhoz (+270) UFC 276 - NC
Sean O'Malley (-290) vs. Raulian Paiva (+260) UFC 269 - Win
Sean O'Malley (-750) vs. Kris Muthinho (+600) UFC 264 - Win
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Marlon Vera (-185) vs. Pedro Munhoz (+160) UFC 292 – Win
Marlo Vera (+135) vs. Cory Sandhagen (-145) UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Vera - Loss
Marlon Vera (-210) vs. Dominick Cruz (+190) UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz - Win
Marlon Vera(+100) vs. Rob Font (-110) UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera - Win
Marlon Vera (-140) vs. Frankie Edgar (+130) UFC 268 - Win
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