Oct 10 2020
Saturday

UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
12-2-0
KO 2
KO 2
23-6-0

The tape

32
Age
36
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSDSUBKO
Form
SDKOSUBKOKO
12
Wins
23
4
By KO
10
33
KO%
43
3
By SUB
6
25
SUB%
26
2
Loses
6
0
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2007
14
Bouts
30
28
Rounds
60
1 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 58 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Cory Sandhagen vs Marlon Moraes report

Who won Sandhagen vs Moraes?

Cory Sandhagen beat Marlon Moraes by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC Fight Island 5, on Saturday 10th October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Sandhagen vs Moraes stats

Cory Sandhagen stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Marlon Moraes made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Cory Sandhagen's UFC record stood at 10-3-0, while Marlon Moraes' came in at 5-6-0.

The stats suggested Moraes had a slight advantage in power over Sandhagen, with a 43% knock out percentage over Sandhagen's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moraes had a slight advantage over Sandhagen, with a 26% submission rate over Sandhagen's 25%.

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

Sandhagen had a height advantage of 5 inches over Moraes. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Sandhagen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 years and 1 month later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 55 to Moraes' 72.

Sandhagen vs Moraes form

Moraes had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jose Aldo at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Henry Cejudo at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Before that, he had defeated Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.

He was victorious against Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123 on 9th December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SaveMart Center, Fresno.

Activity check

Sandhagen's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Moraes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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