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Midnight Mania! Sean O’Malley: Tyron Woodley ‘completely destroyed’ legacy with Paul KO loss

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As an undefeated Bantamweight, Sean O’Malley probably has a difficult time relating to fighters coming up short in the limelight. However, that potential obstacle did not prevent “Suga” from giving his thoughts on the brutal Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley outcome.

“I was watching them on my laptop with my eyes kind of shutting. It was the sixth round getting closer to the end of the fight,” O’Malley said on his TimboSugarShow podcast (via BJPenn.com). “It looked like it was probably gonna go all eight (rounds) and it was a close fight. I didn’t really know who I had necessarily winning each round. But, out of f—king nowhere, (Paul) slept him bad.”

What are the consequences of a nasty loss to a social media star? Even though the defeat took place in a different sport, O’Malley explained that Woodley’s legacy as a champion was still badly damaged. Ultimately, however, it’s up to “T-Wood” to determine how much that will affect him.

“Dude, it completely destroyed his f—king legacy,” O’Malley added. “That could affect Tyron Woodley big time, or he could just be completely unattached to that and still be happy. That’s a f—king skill that you have to require.”

In general, Woodley seems to be handling the defeat well. He still intends to remain active in 2022, and, much to the chagrin of Daniel Cormier, the former Welterweight kingpin has been able to laugh at his own defeat.

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