Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
21-8-1
17-4-0

The tape

31
Age
31
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

UD 3SD 5KO 4UD 5KO 3
Form
UD 5SD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5
21
Wins
17
8
By KO
7
38
KO%
41
8
By Sub
3
38
SUB%
18
8
Losses
4
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2015
30
Bouts
21
76
Rounds
55
5 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 5 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

5
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
3

Marlon Vera vs Cory Sandhagen preview

When is Vera vs Sandhagen II?

Marlon Vera could potentially take on Cory Sandhagen, in Summer 2024.

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

Vera vs Sandhagen II stats

Marlon Vera would step into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 8 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 17 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 slight advantage in power over Vera, with a 41% knock out percentage over Vera's 38%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera would have an advantage over Sandhagen, with a 38% submission rate over Sandhagen's 18%.

Marlon Vera is the same age as Cory Sandhagen, at 31 years old.

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

Vera is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Sandhagen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 76 to Sandhagen's 55.

Vera vs Sandhagen II form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Pedro Munhoz at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

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.

Sandhagen has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Rob Font at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

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

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.

Activity check

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

Marlon Vera last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Cory Sandhagen's last outing was 6 months and 27 days ago.

Vera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Sandhagen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Vera vs Sandhagen II?

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

Marlon Vera vs Cory Sandhagen news

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