Aljamain Sterling vs Sean O’Malley: Dana White drops bombshell on Bantamweight title bout at UFC 292

Dana White has recently revealed the highly anticipated lineup for the upcoming UFC 292 event, which will take place in Boston on August 19, 2023.

The main event is set to feature a thrilling showdown between two bantamweight titans: the reigning champion Aljamain Sterling and the returning sensation Sean O’Malley.

Sterling will be coming into the event with a recent victory, having secured a hard-fought split-decision win over Henry Cejudo at UFC 288. Meanwhile, ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley’s last fight resulted in a contentious split decision victory over former champion Petr Yan at UFC 280 in the previous year.

This clash is set to be one of the most exciting fights of the year, with both fighters known for their incredible skills and tenacity inside the octagon.

White’s announcement of the UFC 292 event in Boston on August 19, 2023, has left fans eagerly anticipating a showdown between two bantamweight powerhouses.

The returning Sean O’Malley will challenge the reigning champion Sterling in the main event. Tensions have been brewing between the two fighters for some time, culminating in a heated face-off at the UFC 288 octagon interaction.

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Sterling arrives with a wave of triumph after his split-decision victory over Henry Cejudo, while O’Malley’s last appearance resulted in a contentious win against former champion Petr Yan.

Additionally, the co-main event promises to be an explosive battle between the dominant women’s strawweight champion, Zhang Weili, and the formidable No.4-ranked contender, Amanda Lemos, adding to the excitement of UFC 292.

UFC 292 is set to be an explosive event as fans eagerly await the co-main event showdown between Zhang Weili and Amanda Lemos. Weili, who made history as the first Chinese-born champion in UFC history, solidified her status as the women’s strawweight champion with a remarkable second-round submission victory over Carla Esparza at UFC 281.

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The dominant champion has proven to be a force to be reckoned with, and her upcoming opponent, Amanda Lemos, will undoubtedly pose a significant challenge.

With an impressive record of 13 wins and 2 losses, Lemos has been on a two-fight win streak, securing victories over top fighters such as Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson. The stage is set for an exhilarating showdown between these two remarkable athletes.

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