Sean O’Malley was all set to face Louis Smolka on the UFC 264 occasion. Nevertheless, with lower than two weeks remaining earlier than the occasion, Louis Smolka needed to withdraw from the struggle. On Tuesday Ariel Helwani had reported that Smolka needed to withdraw from the occasion, which meant the UFC needed to discover an opponent for ‘Sugar’ on quick discover.
Ever for the reason that information of Smolka’s withdrawal got here out, many fighters expressed their need of dealing with O’Malley on the UFC 264 fundamental card opener. Nevertheless, it looks as if ‘Sugar’ is searching for a specific fighter to face at UFC 264 and that’s Ricky Simon.
Sean O’Malley just lately took to Instagram to put up a video of himself saying, “The place you at Simon.” This has led many to consider that ‘Sugar’ is looking out Ricky Simon because the substitute fighter for UFC 264.
UFC commentator and UFC analyst Jon Anik additionally took to Twitter to share information of the identical. He wrote, “Sean O’Malley simply posted a video on TikTok/Instagram by which he seemingly selects Ricky Simon as his (doable) substitute opponent at UFC 264 in 10 days. If that occurs, good on all events. Simon is an offensive pressure. What a matchup. All in.”
Sean O’Malley simply posted a video on TikTok/Instagram by which he seemingly selects Ricky Simon as his (doable) substitute opponent at UFC 264 in 10 days. If that occurs, good on all events. Simon is an offensive pressure. What a matchup. All in. #UFC264 #PPV
— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) June 30, 2021
Whereas it’s nonetheless unknown whether or not ‘Sugar’ actually referred to as out Simon for the UFC 264 or not. One factor is bound that the UFC will not be eradicating O’Malley from the cardboard and is searching for an acceptable opponent for him.
Attainable Opponents for Sean O’Malley at UFC 264
Until now there was no official announcement as to who can be O’Malley’s opponent at UFC 264. Nevertheless, there are a number of fighters that appear to be the frontrunners of dealing with ‘Sugar.’
One among Merab Dvalishvili and Brian Kelleher appeared like the obvious option to be Sugar’s opponent. Nevertheless, with O’Malley himself giving a name out to Simon, it seems like that would be the struggle that can most likely occur on the UFC 264 occasion.
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