Helena's Sean O'Malley has fight ruled as no contest at UFC 276

Helena's Sean O'Malley has fight ruled as no contest at UFC 276

After a much-anticipated top-15 fight was on the books

Sean O'Malley's fight at UFC 276 ended in disappointing fashion.

O'Malley, a Helena native, accidentally poked his opponent Pedro Munhoz

in the eye in the second round of their fight at UFC 276 in Las Vegas on Saturday

The fight was ruled a no contest after Munhoz was unable to see out of his poked eye.

13 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings while Munhoz is ranked No. 10.

The fight was gearing up to be a technical bout. Munhoz landed 26 strikes while O'Malley landed 25 by the fight's end.

O'Malley and Munhoz kicked off the pay-per-view card on Saturday.

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