Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen are set to headline UFC Fight Night on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
Shakiel Mahjouri took to ‘Twitter‘ with the announcement:
“Breaking Banger Alert”
“Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen set for the main even of UFC Fight Night on Feb. 18 (per @TeamIridiumISA, Vera’s management)”
Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera (20-7 MMA) will meet Cory ‘Sandman’ Sandhagen (15-4 MMA) in a bantamweight battle at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this February.
Vera and Sandhagen are ranked No. 4 and No. 5 respectively in the UFC bantamweight division.
Sandhagen has won 3 of his last 5 fights, his most recent victory coming via TKO against Yadong Song (19-7 MMA) in September of this year.
Vera, 30, has won all of his last four fights in the Octagon, against Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA), Rob Font (19-6 MMA), Frankie Edgar (24-11 MMA) and Davy Grant (14-6 MMA).
The 30 year olds are bound to put on a massive show in the new year.
Others currently on the UFC Fight Night lineup for Feb. 18 include:
- Benoit Saint-Denis vs. Joe Solecki
- Clayton Carpenter vs. Juancamilo Ronderos
- Abus Magomedov vs. Gerald Meerschaert
- Gabriel Benitez vs. Jim Miller
- Philipe Lins vs. Ovince Saint Preux
- Erin Blanchfield vs. Taila Santos
Are you excited about Vera vs Sandhagen on February 18th? Who will you be putting your money on for the win?
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