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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 31 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 54 less professional rounds, 55 to Edgar's 109.
Sandhagen vs Edgar form
Sandhagen had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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 won against 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 been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had lost to 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 beat Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Frankie Edgar had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Marlon Vera at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Pedro Munhoz at UFC Vegas 7 on 22nd August 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
He had been beaten by Max Holloway at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Cory Sandhagen had been fighting more than Frankie Edgar.
Going to this contest, Cory Sandhagen had last fought 11 months and 2 days ago, while Frankie Edgar's last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 21 days ago.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Edgar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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