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When is Sterling vs Sandhagen II?
Aljamain Sterling could potentially square off against Cory Sandhagen, in Autumn/Fall 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).
Sterling vs Sandhagen II stats
Aljamain Sterling would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Cory Sandhagen would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Sandhagen would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Sterling's 14%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have an advantage over Sandhagen, with a 36% submission rate over Sandhagen's 20%.
Aljamain Sterling is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Sandhagen has a height advantage of 4 inches over Sterling. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Sterling is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Sandhagen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 66 to Sandhagen's 45.
Sterling vs Sandhagen II form
Sterling has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he won against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by split decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Brett Johns at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Cory Sandhagen has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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.
In terms of recent activity, Cory Sandhagen has been fighting more than Aljamain Sterling.
Aljamain Sterling last fought 3 months and 9 days ago, while Cory Sandhagen's last outing was 4 months and 14 days ago.
Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Sterling vs Sandhagen II?
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