Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
15-4-0
20-7-1

The tape

30
Age
29
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

KO 4UD 5SD 5KO 1KO 2
Form
KO 4UD 5KO 3UD 3UD 3
15
Wins
20
7
By KO
8
47
KO%
40
3
By Sub
8
20
SUB%
40
4
Losses
7
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2011
19
Bouts
28
45
Rounds
68
3 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 6 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

6
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
4

Cory Sandhagen vs Marlon Vera preview

When is Sandhagen vs Vera?

Cory Sandhagen could potentially face the challenge of Marlon Vera, in Spring 2023.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Sandhagen vs Vera stats

Cory Sandhagen would step into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Marlon Vera would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Sandhagen would have a slight advantage in power over Vera, with a 47% knock out percentage over Vera's 40%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera would have an advantage over Sandhagen, with a 40% submission rate over Sandhagen's 20%.

Cory Sandhagen is the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Sandhagen has a height advantage of 3 inches over Vera. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Sandhagen is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 11 months later than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 23 less professional rounds, 45 to Vera's 68.

Sandhagen vs Vera form

Cory Sandhagen has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.

Before that, 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.

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.

Vera has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rob Font at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Frankie Edgar at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had defeated Davey Grant at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had been beaten by Jose Aldo at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Marlon Vera has been fighting more than Cory Sandhagen.

Cory Sandhagen last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Marlon Vera's last outing was 3 months and 16 days ago.

Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Vera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Sandhagen vs Vera?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Sandhagen vs Vera yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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