Cory Sandhagen

Cory Sandhagen 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Cory Sandhagen is an American UFC fighter in the bantamweight division. He is one of the top fighters in the division and is at the third spot in the UFC Bantamweight rankings. Prior to UFC, he made a name for himself in other MMA promotions, such as Legacy Fighting Alliance.

Cory Sandhagen: UFC career

'The Sandman' made his UFC debut in the year 2018 against Austin Arnett. Sandhagen started his career with a bang and defeated his opponent via second-round TKO. He then fought Iuri Alcantara, where he won the 'Fight of the Night' bonus.

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Later, Aljamain Sterling beat him via submission at UFC 251. He then immediately bounced back and claimed two back-to-back T/KO victories over Marlon Moraes and Frankie Edgar.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 06: Cory Sandhagen reacts after his knockout victory over Frankie Edgar in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

His last fight was against the former two-time UFC bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw, where he suffered a split decision loss. Now, he will step inside the octagon against Petr Yan for the vacant interim UFC bantamweight title on October 30, 2021, at UFC 267.

He holds a splendid UFC record of 7-2.

Cory Sandhagen: Fighting Style

'The Sandman' is a young, vibrant MMA fighter. He is one of the swiftest fighters inside the octagon. Fans and analysts have often termed his fighting style as effortless, which is also his strong point.

He is known for his natural fighting style, which has aided him in being one of the best bantamweight fighters. His grappling exchanges and techniques are out of the box. They have helped him make his way into the upper echelons of his division.

Cory Sandhagen: Achievements

Sandhagen holds a stellar MMA record of 14-3-0 in his career. He also holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This is a testament to his grappling prowess within the octagon. 'The Sandman' has claimed one 'Fight Of The Night' and two 'Performance Of The Night' bonuses in his UFC career.

Cory Sandhagen: Net Worth and Salary 2021

As per The Sports Daily, Sandhagen has estimated UFC career earnings of $975,300. In his fight against Marlon Moraes in 2020, Sandhagen earned a whopping $215,000. His biggest paycheck came from his fight against Frankie Edgar, where he earned a large sum of $221,000.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - OCTOBER 11: (L-R) Cory Sandhagen kicks Marlon Moraes of Brazil in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 11, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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NicknameThe Sandman
Age29
Born04-20-1992
NationalityAmerican
HometownAurora, United States
Height5'11"
Reach70"
Leg Reach40"
Weight/Division135 lbs / Bantamweight
MMA Record14-3-0
Active Win Streak0
Net WorthNA
EndorsementsNA
Marital StatusUnmarried