UFC 241 Fight Card Update: Raphael Assuncao vs Cory Sandhagen




Raphael Assuncao vs Cory Sandhagen

 

Brazilian Raphael Assuncao faces Cory Sandhagen of United States at UFC 241 on August 17, 2019 in Anaheim, California, United States, according to a report from ESPN’s Ariel Helwani citing multiple sources.

Raphael Assuncao is 36 years old. The fighter holds #2 spot in the UFC Bantamweight rankings and has a professional record of 27 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws (11-3-0 UFC).

Raphael Assuncao’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
February 2, 2019 UFC Fight Night 144 – Assuncao vs. Moraes 2 Marlon Moraes Loss Submission (Guillotine Choke), Round 1
July 7, 2018 UFC 226 – Miocic vs. Cormier Rob Font Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
November 11, 2017 UFC Fight Night 120 – Poirier vs. Pettis Matthew Lopez Win KO (Punch), Round 3
June 3, 2017 UFC 212 – Aldo vs. Holloway Marlon Moraes Win Decision (Split), Round 3
January 28, 2017 UFC on Fox 23 – Shevchenko vs. Pena Aljamain Sterling Win Decision (Split), Round 3
July 9, 2016 UFC 200 – Tate vs. Nunes T.J. Dillashaw Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3

 

Cory Sandhagen, whose age is 27, holds a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws (4-0-0 UFC). The American fighter is currently ranked #8 in the division.

Cory Sandhagen’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
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
October 13, 2017 LFA 24 – Frincu vs. Millender Luiz Antonio Lobo Gavinho Win TKO (Punches), Round 1

 

UFC 241 is headlined by a rematch for the heavyweight title between defending champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Stipe Miocic.

The current event’s fight card is as follows:

Heavyweight title fight
Daniel Cormier Vs Stipe Miocic
Yoel Romero Vs Paulo Costa
Nate Diaz Vs Anthony Pettis
Cory Sandhagen Vs Raphael Assuncao

 

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