Cory Sandhagen is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) who stands at a height of 5’11” (1.8m) and was born in Aurora, Colorado on April, 20 1992.
Sandhagen, known as “Sandman” following his victories over Raphael Assuncao, Marlon Moraes, and Frankie Edgar, is now a force to be reckoned with. With his debut in 2015, he jumped right into the sport and achieved significant progress in a short period of time.
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Cory Sandhagen’s Professional Record
He fights in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He began training when he was 17 years old and has been competing professionally since 2017. Sandhagen has a remarkable MMA record of 14-4-0 during the course of his professional career. One ‘Fight of the Night’ and two ‘Performance of the Night’ bonuses have been awarded to ‘The Sandman’ during his UFC career.
What is Cory Sandhagen’s Net Worth?
Based on research, Cory Sandhagen net worth is estimated to be around $1 million dollars. Because of his flawless UFC career, he has been able to attain enormous achievement in a short period of time. Sandhagen earned $215,000 for his bout against Marlon Moraes back in 2020.
The $221,000 he earned following his fight with Frankie Edgar was by far his largest payday. On the night of his first debut against Austin Arnett he earned $22,500, he took home $85,000. For the most part, Cory’s income comes primarily through Octagon appearances and hefty endorsement deals. Reebok, Trojan Condoms, BetOnline.ag, Jed North Move, and more are now sponsoring the American fighter.
A grand total of just under 1 million dollars is the sum of Sandhagen’s UFC-related earnings (including compensation, salaries, earnings, bonuses). Before fighting in the LFA and SCL, Cory competed in the Fight Team World (FTW) and Paramount MMA (Paramount MMA).
Cory Sandhagen’s Rise to Stardom
The UFC was the first place he ever felt comfortable and at home. After that, he embarked on a five-fight winning streak in MMA, landing him a deal with the Legacy Fighting Alliance. On his LFA debut, he was defeated by Jamal Emmers by unanimous decision. After that, Sandhagen was unstoppable, winning seven straight fights before making the jump to the UFC. He made his UFC debut in January 2018 against Austin Arnett.
Sandman is an energetic MMA fighter, and his style of fighting has been referred to as “effortless” by fans and pundits alike, which is also one of his greatest assets. One of the top bantamweights in the world, he is noted for his natural fighting style. It is thanks to them that he has risen to the top of his division.
In his UFC debut in 2018, he defeated Austin Arnett at UFC on Fox, and he won his first fight via TKO in the second round, which was his first professional victory. After that, he faced off against Iuri Alcantara, winning the ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus in the process. ‘The Sandman,’ as he is popularly known, is on a mission to become the best bantamweight in the world and cement his legacy in the UFC. He is projected to grow as his career progresses, making him a very marketable sports star. As a result, Cory’s net worth is certain to rise sharply in the years ahead.