Cory Sandhagen is a well-known American professional Mixed Martial Artist. He is currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship under the Bantamweight division. Cory turned professional in 2015 and made his UFC debut in 2018. Sandhagen is ranked at No.2 in UFC Bantamweight rankings.
Cory Sadhagen was born Cory James Sandhagen on April 20, 1992, in Aurora, Colorado. He is yet to utter a single word about his parents and his early life. Sandhagen graduated from Smoky Hill High School and enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder. He graduated with a degree in Psychology. Cory stands five feet and eleven inches tall and weighs 61 kg.
Cory Sandhagen has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. He is very much early in his career and shall be making millions in the future. Sandhagen must be earning a huge sum through his sponsorship and advertising deals. In his recent match against Edgar, Cory took home more than $221,000 as his prize money from a single match. Dividing his earnings, The American fighter earned $83,000 for the show, $83,000 as the win bonus, $50,000 for Performance of the Night, and $5,000 fight week incentive pay.
Cory has earned most of his net worth through his successful career in the UFC. He took home $2,800 from his first UFC match in October 2017. The following year, He made $22,500 which included $10,000 to show, $10,000 as a win bonus, and $3,500 Reebok sponsorship. In the next match, Sandhagen made $77,500 against Alcantara. In 2019, The American fighter fought in three UFc matches and made $131,000 as his prize money.
In early 2020, Cory earned $85,000 which included $80,000 to show, and the remaining $5,000 fight week incentive pay. In October 2020, Sandhagen made $215,000 from his match against Moraes. He won the match and earned $80,000 to show, $80,000 as a win bonus, $50,000 for Performance of the Night bonus, and $5,000 as fight week incentive pay. Totaling his career earnings from UFC, It sums to $883,300.
Cory is involved in a romantic relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Erica Ueda. The love birds have been together for more than three years. Sandhagen first opened about his girlfriend on his anniversary in 2019.
The duo loves to spend their free time together expelling new places around the globe.
Cory played basketball and was part of his High School Basketball team. He later moved to kickboxing in which he won multiple WKA titles. The American fighter made his professional debut in May 2015 at the FTW: Prize Fighting Championship 9. He later moved to Legacy Fighting Alliance. Sandhagen won the SCL Featherweight Championship.
Cory made his UFC debut in January 2018 against Austin Amett and won the match via TKO in the second round. In the second match of UFC, He won the Fight of the Night award from his match against Luri Alcantara. Sandhagen lost his first UFC match against Aljamain Sterling in June 2020. Cory has won two back-to-back Performance of the Night award from his match against Marlon Moraes and Frankie Edgar.
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