Aug 05 2023
Saturday

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Sandhagen vs Font
16-4-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 50-45
  • 50-45
  • 50-45
UD 5
20-6-0

The tape

32
Age
36
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

SDKOUDSDKO
Form
KOUDUDUDKO
16
Wins
20
7
By KO
9
44
KO%
45
3
By SUB
4
19
SUB%
20
4
Loses
6
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2011
20
Bouts
26
50
Rounds
61
3 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 37 minutes

Tape rankings @ Sandhagen vs Font

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Cory Sandhagen vs Rob Font report

Who won Sandhagen vs Font?

Cory Sandhagen beat Rob Font by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font, on Saturday 5th August 2023 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The scorecards were announced as 50-45, 50-45, 50-45 in favor of the winner Cory Sandhagen.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Sandhagen vs Font division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

Sandhagen vs Font stats

Cory Sandhagen stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Rob Font made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Cory Sandhagen's UFC record stood at 10-3-0, while Rob Font's came in at 10-7-0.

The stats suggested Font had a slight advantage in power over Sandhagen, with a 45% knock out percentage over Sandhagen's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Font had a slight advantage over Sandhagen, with a 20% submission rate over Sandhagen's 19%.

Cory Sandhagen was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Sandhagen had a height advantage of 3 inches over Font. Despite this, Font had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Sandhagen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 5 months later than Font, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 55 to Font's 69.

Sandhagen vs Font form

Font had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Adrian Yanez at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jose Aldo at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

He had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Sandhagen's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Font's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Sandhagen vs Font?

Cory Sandhagen was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Rob Font made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

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