UFC 276 bout between Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz was declared a no contest
After a much-anticipated top-15 bout was on the books, Sean O’Malley’s fight at UFC 276 ended in disastrous way.
O’Malley, a native of Helena, accidently poked Pedro Munhoz in the eye during the second round of their bout on Saturday at UFC 276 in Las Vegas. The bout was deemed a no contest after Munhoz was unable to see out of his poked eye.
O’Malley’s (15-1-1) eighth UFC bout was this one. O’Malley entered the bout rated No. 13 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings while Munhoz is ranked No. 10.
The battle was shaping up to be a technical bout. Munhoz landed 26 strikes while O’Malley landed 25 at the fight’s close.
O’Malley and Munhoz kicked off the pay-per-view card on Saturday.