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Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song report
Who won Sandhagen vs Song?
Cory Sandhagen beat Yadong Song by during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song, on Saturday 17th September 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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 Song stats
Cory Sandhagen stepped into the octagon 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 made his way to the cage 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 suggested Sandhagen had a slight advantage in power over Song, with a 43% knock out percentage over Song's 42%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sandhagen had a slight advantage over Song, with a 21% submission rate over Song's 16%.
Cory Sandhagen was the older man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Sandhagen had a height advantage of 3 inches over Song. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Sandhagen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 year and 9 months later than Song, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 45 to Song's 65.
Sandhagen vs Song form
Cory Sandhagen had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had 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 had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had 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 activity leading into the fight, Cory Sandhagen had been fighting more than Yadong Song.
Going to this contest, Cory Sandhagen had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 20 days ago, while Yadong Song's last outing had been 1 year and 10 days ago.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Song's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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