Frankie Edgar debuts in bantamweight in January




Frankie Edgar

 

Frankie Edgar will make his bantamweight debut on January 25, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Former UFC lightweight champion and ex-featherweight title challenger will face Cory Sandhagen.

Frankie Edgar is 38 years old. The fighter holds #5 spot in the UFC Featherweight rankings and has a professional record of 23 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw (17-7-1 UFC).

Frankie Edgar’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
July 27, 2019 UFC 240 – Holloway vs. Edgar Max Holloway Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 5
April 21, 2018 UFC Fight Night 128 – Barboza vs. Lee Cub Swanson Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
March 3, 2018 UFC 222 – Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya Brian Ortega Loss KO (Punches), Round 1
May 13, 2017 UFC 211 – Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 Yair Rodriguez Win TKO (Doctor Stoppage), Round 2
November 12, 2016 UFC 205 – Alvarez vs. McGregor Jeremy Stephens Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
July 9, 2016 UFC 200 – Tate vs. Nunes Jose Aldo Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 5

 

Cory Sandhagen, whose age is 27, holds a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws (5-0-0 UFC). The American fighter is currently ranked #3 in the bantamweight division.

Cory Sandhagen’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
August 17, 2019 UFC 241 – Cormier vs. Miocic 2 Raphael Assuncao Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
April 27, 2019 UFC Fight Night 150 – Jacare vs. Hermansson John Lineker Win Decision (Split), Round 3
January 19, 2019 UFC Fight Night 143 – Cejudo vs. Dillashaw Mario Bautista Win Submission (Armbar), Round 1
August 25, 2018 UFC Fight Night 135 – Gaethje vs. Vick Iuri Alcantara Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
January 27, 2018 UFC on Fox 27 – Jacare vs. Brunson 2 Austin Arnett Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
January 19, 2018 LFA 31 – Moffett vs. Le Jose Aguayo Win TKO (Knee and Punches), Round 1

 

UFC Raleigh will be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between ex-champion Junior dos Santos and Curtis Blaydes.

The current event’s fight card is as follows:

Junior dos Santos Vs Curtis Blaydes
Frankie Edgar Vs Cory Sandhagen
Nate Landwehr Vs Herbert Burns

 

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