Nurmagomedov Claims Sean O’Malley Is More Worried About His Hair Than Fighting in the UFC

Nurmagomedov Claims Sean O’Malley Is More Worried About His Hair Than Fighting in the UFC

  • Umar Nurmagomedov has accused the fighters in the Bantamweight division of being scared to fight him
  • Nurmagomedov has fired a cheap shot at O'Malley, claiming that he wasn't interested in fighting
  • Sean O'Malley has not fought since October 2022 when he beat Petr Yan to become the number-one contender

Sean O'Malley is known for being one of the best Bantamweights in the UFC, but he's also renowned for his colourful hairstyles.

The number one-ranked Bantamweight has earned a reputation for sporting a variety of colourful hairstyles for his UFC fights, but not everyone is a fan of his style.

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Sean O’Malley is known for his colourful hairstyles, but not everyone is a fan of his style. Image: Mike Roach/ Chris Unger
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Umar Nurmagomedov has taken a cheap shot at O'Malley, accusing him of worrying more about his hair than about fighting in the UFC, SportsKeeda reported.

Who is Umar Nurmagomedov

Young Eagle, as he is known in fighting circles, is the number 11 ranked Bantamweight in the UFC. He is also the cousin of former UFC fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Wikipedia noted.

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What did Umar Nurmagomedov say?

The Russian fighter tweeted how the Bantamweight division were avoiding fighting him because they were scared. He then took aim at O'Malley, one of two fighters in the top ten of the division who currently don't have an opponent lined up.

Young Eagle then claimed that Suga Sean was too busy visiting a salon to change his hair colour, instead of worrying about fighting.

Yes, Nurmagomedov really said that

Many who saw the tweet assumed that the Russian fighter's manager had fired shots at O'Malley. Nurmagomedov soon cleared up any speculation by tweeting out a selfie and confirming that he had posted the tweet.

When last did O'Malley fight?

Suga Sean has not been in action since October 2022. O'Malley beat Petr Yan to become the number-one ranked Bantamweight. Young Eagle on the other hand found on the first card of 2023 but accused the division of dodging him.

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O'Malley jokes about Dana White

The fallout of UFC president Dana White slapping his wife continues and many current fighters are having their say on the matter.

Bantamweight fighter, Sean O'Malley, is the latest to comment on the incident, admitting that it was a tricky situation.

The UFC president was filmed slapping his wife, Anne, during an altercation on New Year's Eve, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Source: Sports Brief News