After defeating Aljamain Sterling, Sean O'Malley altered not only the bantamweight division but also the UFC as a whole.
While Ian Machado Garry continued to be unbeaten, Zhang Weili easily won her championship defense.
The key lessons from a significant night in Boston are highlighted by Marc Raimondi, Brett Okamoto, Jeff Wagenheim, and Carlos Contreras Legaspi.
In mixed martial arts, Sean O'Malley is a unique fighter who strikes a deep chord with supporters who admire his charming abilities but understand that they are only the top of a Technicolor iceberg.
It's exciting to see him. He constantly poses the threat of shaking an arena to its very core with his explosiveness in a fight.
Beyond the cage, O'Malley has a natural way with words and an unmistakable swagger and style.Takeaways from UFC 292: Let's start making Sean O'Malley and Conor McGregor analogies.
Sure, it's exaggerated and possibly lazy to compare anyone to Conor McGregor, but on the night in 2015 when McGregor clipped featherweight king Jose Aldo to win his first title.
it was uncannily similar when O'Malley knocked out UFC men's bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling with a counter right hand early in Round 2 of their fight at TD Garden in Boston.
On that night, eight years ago, when McGregor attempted to dethrone a legend who was at the time hailed as the greatest 145-pounder, no one believed him but the fighter himself.
Ali Landry moved on quickly after her brief marriage to Mario Lopez.