broadcast start time:
US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Sandhagen vs Song?
Cory Sandhagen will square off against Yadong Song, as the main event of UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song, on Saturday 17th September 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Sandhagen vs Song stats
Cory Sandhagen steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Yadong Song will make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Sandhagen has a slight advantage in power over Song, with a 43% knock out percentage over Song's 42%.
Cory Sandhagen is the older man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Sandhagen has a height advantage of 3 inches over Song. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Sandhagen is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 year and 2 months later than Song, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 41 to Song's 61.
Sandhagen vs Song form
Cory Sandhagen has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by T. J. Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Song has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Julio Arce at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Casey Kenney at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had defeated Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had drawn with Cody Stamann at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
In terms of recent activity, Cory Sandhagen has been fighting more than Yadong Song.
Cory Sandhagen last fought 9 months and 12 days ago, while Yadong Song's last outing was 4 months and 30 days ago.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Song's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Sandhagen vs Song US streams
Great Price & Big Action
You can stream Sandhagen vs Song via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.
|1 Month (Disney+/Hulu)||$12.99|
Sandhagen vs Song UK streams
UFC On BT
You can stream Sandhagen vs Song on BT Sport, and all their MMA cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV.
If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.
|1 Month (for TV)||£25|