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Who won Sandhagen vs Edgar?
Cory Sandhagen beat Frankie Edgar by during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 18, on Saturday 6th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cory Sandhagen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Sandhagen vs Edgar stats
Cory Sandhagen stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Frankie Edgar made his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Sandhagen had a slight advantage in power over Edgar, with a 38% knock out percentage over Edgar's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sandhagen had a slight advantage over Edgar, with a 23% submission rate over Edgar's 17%.
Cory Sandhagen was the younger man by 11 years, at 30 years old.
Sandhagen had a height advantage of 5 inches over Edgar. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Sandhagen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year and 10 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 45 to Edgar's 109.
Sandhagen vs Edgar form
Cory Sandhagen had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Edgar's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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