Sean
O'Connell
16-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 16-6-0
Summary: Punching power, wrestling, pace

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Real OC
From: Cottage Grove, Minnesota USA
Fights Out Of: Salt Lake City, Utah USA
Age: 31
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
College: University of Utah
Degree: Psychology

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
394
48% Successful
190
Types of Successful Strikes
0
190
72% Standing
27%
137
52
1
Striking Defense
48
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
7
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
0
0
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Sean O'Connell
UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Miocic
May 10, 2015
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Win
Sean O'Connell
Jan 18, 2015
100
66
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Sean O'Connell
Jun 28, 2014
93
109
0
0
0
2
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Sean O'Connell
Apr 16, 2014
20
15
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Morning strength and conditioning with Aces Athletics, evening technique and hard rounds at Jeremy Horn's Elite Performance
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2007 as a way to challenge myself after an unsatisfying college football career. Soon after, I found my way to Jeremy Horn's Elite Performance and started to learn what the sport is really about.  I've loved it ever since.  

What ranks and titles have you held? Ultimate Combat Heavyweight Champ (2007). I deliberately stop all of my martial arts progression at purple belt, because purple is my favorite color.
 
Do you have any heroes? My Grandfathers, Delmer Scales and Robert O'Connell, and my Father, Tim O'Connell  

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
This is huge for me, both as the accomplishment of a goal I set many years ago and as an opportunity to represent my family, friends, coaches and training partners on the biggest stage.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I have a Psychology degree from the University of Utah (Go Utes)

What was your job before you started fighting?
In addition to fighting, I am a sports-talk radio host.  I actually interviewed Dana White on my show and asked him for a contract a year ago.  I guess he just took a while to get around to it...

Favorite grappling technique:
D'arce choke

Favorite striking technique:
Liver Kick
• Pro since 2007

• Eight wins by KO, three by submission (3 RNC)

• Six first round finishes

• Owns September 2013 decision win over UFC vet Marvin Eastman
 
• Origin of nickname: “Very few people in my life call me Sean. I've always been 'OC' to people. When I started fighting, that stupid OC TV show was on, and the first promoter I fought for decided to distinguish me from all that with the tag "The Real OC." It stuck from there.” 

Career

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