Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Cory Sandhagen was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 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 less 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 27 less professional rounds, 36 to Moraes' 63.
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.
Moraes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.