Sep 17 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
14-4-0

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19-6-1

The tape

30
Age
24
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Full record

UD 5SD 5KO 1KO 2SUB 1
Form
KO 1KO 2SD 3UD 3MD 3
14
Wins
19
6
By KO
8
43
KO%
42
3
By Sub
3
21
SUB%
16
4
Losses
6
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
N/A
18
Bouts
27
41
Rounds
61
2 hours, 55 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 26 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

4
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
13

Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song preview

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..

Activity check

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.

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