After a TKO win over Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 60 Cory Sandhagen is ready for any opponent that comes his way. Cory Sandhagen won the fight over Yadong after the referee stopped the fight as Sandhagen smashed Yadong with a right elbow opening up the left eyebrow part.
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Cory Sandhagen while talking to the reporters after the fight vs Song Yadong was asked about the next opponent that he would probably wanna face.
No, the state of the division, right? You just said the ones who make sense, but are any of the names preferable over the others, or is it just about a date on the calendar and whoever can show up?
“Give me one of them for Christmas”: Cory Sandhagen wants @ChitoVeraUFC or @MerabDvalishvil next. 🎁#UFCVegas60 | Full video: https://t.co/LMewDzcW3E pic.twitter.com/dNd0ew1TFS— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) September 18, 2022
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No, not really. I think, as a martial artist, I’ve tried not to have many opinions about anything. You know, I live in an area where I just more or less try to go with the flow and let life, you know, give me opportunities and I take them. So Marlo Vera or Merab are the obvious names.
Both of them posed. Most are very different challenges for completely opposite fighters, so I don’t really care, man. You know, give me one of those for Christmas.
Cory Sandhagen UFC Career Stats
Sandhagen debuted in the UFC against Austin Arnett. Cory defeated Arnett via TKO him in the second round. Cory Sandhagen’s current record stands at 15 – 4.
He went on a five-fight winning streak, defeating notable opponents like Raphael Assuncao and John Lineker. His next fight was a title eliminator against Aljamain Sterling, which he lost via first-round submission.
When he returned, he went on a two-fight knockout streak, defeating then-number one contender Marlon Moraes and former UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Sandhagen then suffered a controversial split decision loss to former two-time bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, with 17 of 13 media outlets scoring the fight in his favor.
Cory Sandhagen has 7 Wins by KO/TKO, 3 Wins by Submission and 5 Wins by Decision: The Sandman is an electrifying fighter. He has taken on all challenges in the UFC. Still has much to show in the Octagon.