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Jose Aldo vs Cory Sandhagen preview
When is Aldo vs Sandhagen?
Jose Aldo could set to fight Cory Sandhagen, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Aldo vs Sandhagen stats
Jose Aldo would step into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Cory Sandhagen would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Aldo would have an advantage in power over Sandhagen, with a 55% knock out percentage over Sandhagen's 44%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sandhagen would have an advantage over Aldo, with a 19% submission rate over Aldo's 3%.
Jose Aldo is the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.
Sandhagen has a height advantage of 4 inches over Aldo. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Aldo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 10 years and 9 months earlier than Sandhagen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 55 more professional rounds, 105 to Sandhagen's 50.
Aldo vs Sandhagen form
Jose Aldo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rob Font at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had won against Marlon Vera at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Sandhagen has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had been beaten by T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Cory Sandhagen has been fighting more than Jose Aldo.
Jose Aldo last fought 7 months and 11 days ago, while Cory Sandhagen's last outing was 6 days ago.
Aldo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Aldo vs Sandhagen?
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