Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 192: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Cory Sandhagen will take on TJ Dillashaw in the Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 192 card.

In this post, we will break down Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Cory Sandhagen is coming in with a 14-2-0 record. Sandhagen will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov in February.

Dillashaw, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Henry Cejudo on February 6, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw and holds a 17-4-0 record.

Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw
29
Age
35
5′ 11″
Height
5′ 6″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
70″
Reach
67″
14-2-0
Record
17-4-0
Switch
Stance
Orthodox

Cory Sandhagen has an switch fighting stance with a 70″ reach. The 35-year-old, TJ Dillashaw is an orthodox fighter with a 67″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Cory Sandhagen:
→ Sandhagen’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Sandhagen lands 6.85 significant strikes per minute.
→ Sandhagen’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Sandhagen’s takedown average is 1.07 per 15 minutes.
→ Sandhagen’s takedown defense is 30%.

Sandhagen comes in with 48% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.85 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Dillashaw fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 5.37 significant strikes per minute. Cory Sandhagen also has a 50% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.07 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Dillashaw’s 1.68 takedowns and 86% takedown accuracy.

TJ Dillashaw:
→ Dillashaw’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Dillashaw lands 5.37 significant strikes per minute.
→ Dillashaw’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Dillashaw’s takedown average is 1.68 per 15 minutes.
→ Dillashaw’s takedown defense is 86%.

TJ spent on average 11:41 minutes in the Octagon and Cory has an average fight time of 7:02 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 192 is live in , who do you think will win, Cory or TJ? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 192: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw
Date
July 24, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw

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