‘WTF Sean’: UFC World Reacts As Sean O’Malley Gets ‘Thirsty’ Over Cardi B

Published 02/11/2023, 6:23 AM EST

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MMA fans are well familiar with UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley‘s unusual fashion choices and his penchant for staying in the spotlight outside of the sport. Bringing both these elements of his personality together, ‘Suga’ has quite outdone himself yet again. At least that is what fans of the bantamweight felt after he responded to rapper Cardi B in one of her latest tweets.

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In a tweet expressing her desire to style other celebrities, which evidently saw thousands of people respond to, O’Malley too threw his name in the hat. Although quite surprising in itself, considering his personality and fashion choices, fans would probably agree that the idea of Cardi B working with the UFC fighter doesn’t sound too bad. Quite a few netizens on Twitter felt the same, but of course, there were some who found it to be a hysterical idea.

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The number one-ranked bantamweight with just a single-word response to Cardi B’s tweet left his fans in a frenzy.

But the reactions to his tweet were out of the ordinary, as many claimed it was a great idea, while some attacked Cardi B over her controversial actions in the past

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One of the first reactions was of a fan who gave a description of what O’Malley would look like if the rapper went ahead with his proposition.

Another fan expressed it might be a good idea, considering ‘Suga’ is known for styling himself before his press conferences and fights.

On the other hand, a couple of fans felt it was a bad idea, pointing out that he was a fighter and not a celebrity.

Another individual had a funny response, calling the fighter ‘thirsty’

Someone eventually pointed out to Cardi B’s controversial past.

Ultimately, there was definitely no lack of fans who approved of the idea.

Thus, the MMA world was surprised by the fighter’s unexpected response to Cardi B.

Fight news around O’Malley

Apart from dabbling in things outside of the sport, Sean O’Malley was recently in the news after an update of his 8-fight contract with the UFC came to light. The Bantamweight surprisingly negotiated the contract with the promotion without any manager beside him. Although he claims he did ask for PPV points without being a champion, the UFC reportedly denied him that request. Despite not disclosing the figures involved with this new contract, O’Malley did express that he was content with the deal.

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The 28-year-old is coming off a split-decision victory over former champ Petr Yan and is expected to fight for the bantamweight strap in the near future. Despite the last win coming in controversial fashion, many believe that the Arizona-based fighter has proved that he belonged in the upper echelons of the division.

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Ultimately, even without a fight, O’Malley has clearly shown that he has all the aspects of a star. And although he might not end up getting styled by Cardi B, the 28-year-old clearly has a unique style that makes him stand out among other fighters.

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Pragjyoti Singh

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Pragjyoti is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He is extremely passionate about MMA and has a good understanding of the sport and its technicalities. Having trained in the sport along with a passion for journalism, it has helped him develop a keen interest in the UFC and anything related to the promotion.
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