Sean O’Malley hopes his mic skills will be the next major development to advance his fighting career.
The last time “Sugar” fought was when he defeated former bantamweight champion Petr Jan on the main card of UFC 280 last October.victory was easy the most important O’Malley, 28, is now firmly in contention for the bantamweight title, with the division waiting for titleholder Aljamain Sterling to book his next fight.
O’Malley recently covered the Nelk Boys on his podcast. timbo sugar showand the bantamweight fighter was asked if he was willing to speak more to emulate the promotional skills of a fighter like Conor McGregor. But he hopes that development will happen organically.
“I have a feeling it will,” O’Malley replied. “I feel like I’m on the verge of attending a big press conference right now. Like I did a little bit, but never the headline stuff. I feel like it’s coming. I don’t force anything.” I don’t want to.”
“I came up with a good idea”
O’Malley admitted that part of his reluctance to speak further was due to his previous opponents, but hinted at some potential ideas he might want to use in the future. I was.
“Petr didn’t speak English and Laurian Paiva didn’t really speak English either… I had some good ideas. [Yan] It was just a learning lesson. I just – ’cause I was kind of waiting for the right question, but I just need to grab it – take the question, ignore it, get on the mic and say something funny. – I almost want to save it.I save it, it’s a good one.
The 28-year-old is ranked as the UFC’s number one bantamweight contender after his win over Yang, but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee he’ll win the next title in his division.
Sterling is currently recovering from a biceps injury after defending his title against former champion TJ Dillashaw at UFC 280. two people meet at UFC 287 in April.
What are your thoughts on O’Malley’s comments on how to approach future opportunities with a mic?
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