Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Cory Sandhagen was the younger man by 10 years, at 29 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 less 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 69 less professional rounds, 36 to Edgar's 105.
Sandhagen's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.