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Who won Sandhagen vs Moraes?
Cory Sandhagen beat Marlon Moraes by during the main event of UFC Fight Island 5, on Saturday 10th October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cory Sandhagen.
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 loses 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 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
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 30 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 year and 1 month later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 45 to Moraes' 69.
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 been beaten by 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 won against 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 beat 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 had defeated Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123 on 9th December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SaveMart Center, Fresno.
Sandhagen's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 10 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 5 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 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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