Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Switch
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 11"
Reach: 70"
Leg reach: 40.00
Weight: 135 lbs.
Team: High Altitude Martial Arts (2010–present)
Nationality: Aurora, United States
Out of: Aurora, Colorado, United States
Age: 32


Wins by KO: 6
Wins by submission: 3
Wins by decision: 5
Avg. Sig. Strikes Per Event: 72.5



Significant Strikes Attempted: 2112
Significant Strikes Landed: 939


Takedowns Attempted: 48
Takedowns Landed: 1


Cory Sandhagen is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter in the bantamweight division. He was born on June 20, 1992, in Aurora, Colorado and began MMA training at the age of 18. After his debut fight in 2013, he quickly established himself as a top-tier fighter.


Cory quickly moved up the ranks, winning notable fights against UFC veterans like Chris Holdsworth and Johnny Bedford. In 2016 he made his debut in the UFC with a win against Iuri Alcantara at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. Since then he has continued to impress fans with his skills inside the cage, defeating notable opponents such as John Lineker and Michael McDonald.


Outside of fighting Cory is an avid outdoorsman enjoying activities such as hunting and fishing whenever possible. He also works hard to stay fit and healthy by eating good food and training regularly at Core Fitness Center in Denver Colorado.


In 2019 Cory achieved a milestone when he became the first fighter from Colorado to be featured on a UFC PPV main card event, when he faced Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 150. His performance won him a Performance of the Night bonus award and propelled him into stardom within the MMA community.


Cory Sandhagen has proven himself to be one of the top fighters in the bantamweight division since making his debut with the UFC in 2016. With hard work and dedication both inside and outside of fighting, Cory Sandhagen looks set to continue his rise up through ranks of MMA’s elite fighters for many years to come.

Fight History

Umar Nurmagomedov
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Aug 03, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Nurmagomedov
Rob Font
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 5
Sat. Aug 05, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Font
Marlon Vera
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by Split Decision in Round 5
Sat. Mar 25, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Sandhagen
Song Yadong
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 4 @ 5:00
Sat. Sep 17, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song
Petr Yan
Cory Sandhagen: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 5
Sat. Oct 30, 2021
UFC 267: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira
TJ Dillashaw
Cory Sandhagen: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jul 24, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw
Frankie Edgar
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 0:28
Sat. Feb 06, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov
Marlon Moraes
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by in Round @ 1:03
Sat. Oct 10, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen
Aljamain Sterling
Cory Sandhagen: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 1:28
Sat. Jun 06, 2020
UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer
Raphael Assuncao
Cory Sandhagen: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 17, 2019
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2


What Is Cory Sandhagen's Record?
Cory Sandhagen's record in UFC is 17 wins and 4 losses, with no draws.

Who Will Cory Sandhagen Fight Next?
As a UFC journalist, I am currently unable to provide information on who Cory Sandhagen will fight next.

What Does Cory Sandhagen's Back Tattoo Look Like?
Cory Sandhagen's back tattoo is a depiction of two wolves with the Roman numeral for 91 and a mountain range.

What Is Cory Sandhagen's Height?
Cory Sandhagen stands at a height of 5′ 11″.

Who Won The Fight Between Cory Sandhagen And Rob Font?
Cory Sandhagen won the fight against Rob Font by unanimous decision.

Who Won The Fight Between Cory Sandhagen And Chito Vera?
Cory Sandhagen won the fight against Chito Vera.

Who Won The Fight Between Cory Sandhagen And Marlon Vera?
Cory Sandhagen won the fight against Marlon Vera.

Will Cory Sandhagen Be Facing Umar Nurmagomedov In The Next Match?
No, Cory Sandhagen will not be facing Umar Nurmagomedov in the next match as he is not keen on rebooking him.

Who Is Cory Sandhagen In UFC?
Cory Sandhagen is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Bantamweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

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