October 5, 2022

The world elite MMA returns to the UFC Apex Heart this weekend as bantamweight rivals Cory Sandhagen and Track Yadong face off.

Sandhagen is ranked fourth within the bantamweight standings and is raring to safe a shot at Aljamain Sterling’s title within the close to future.


Sandhagen and Yadong will face off on the UFC APEX Heart

However he should first placed on a present in opposition to harmful Chinese language ace Yadong this weekend.

‘The Kung Fu Monkey’ has a file of 19 wins and 6 losses however beat Marlon Moraes final day out.

‘The Sandman’ Sandhagen, in the meantime, is 14 and 4 and comes into this conflict off the again of two defeats to Petr Yan and TJ Dillashaw.

Sandhagen vs Yadong: Date and tips on how to comply with

This occasion is scheduled to happen on Saturday, September 17 and is being held on the UFC Apex Heart in Las Vegas.

The prelim motion will begin at 10pm with the principle card kicking off at midnight.

Sandhagen vs Yadong can then be anticipated at round 3am on Sunday morning for UK followers.

The motion will likely be proven on BT Sport 1 and their protection will begin at 10pm.

talkSPORT will even have all of the build-up and response to the motion all through struggle week.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 by the web site, click on HERE for the stay stream. It’s also possible to hear through the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, by your sensible speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

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Sandhagen is famous for his brutal flying knee on Frankie Edgar last year

Sandhagen is known for his brutal flying knee on Frankie Edgar final yr

Sandhagen vs Yadong: Battle card

Topic to alter

Foremost card

  • Foremost occasion: Cory Sandhagen vs Track Yadong
  • Chidi Njokuani vs Gregory Rodrigues
  • Andre Fili vs Invoice Algeo
  • Joseph Pyfer vs Alen Amedovski
  • Tanner Boser vs Rodrigo Nascimento
  • Anthony Hernandez vs Marc-Andre Barriault

Preliminary card

  • Damon Jackson vs Pat Sabatini
  • Trevin Giles vs Louis Cosce
  • Denise Gomes vs Loma Lookboonmee
  • Trey Ogden vs Daniel Zellhuber
  • Mariya Agapova vs Gillian Robertson
  • Tony Gravely vs Javid Basharat
  • Nikolas Motta vs Cameron VanCamp

Sandhagen vs Yadong: What has been stated?

Cory Sandhagen: “Yadong is tremendous athletic, and I feel that he’s a really harmful man. 

“However I don’t suppose that he’s ever confronted anybody like me. I do know everybody says this s*** each single time, however he actually hasn’t confronted like anybody within the prime 5, so I may say that definitively.

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“I’m a humble sufficient man and sensible sufficient man to know that if I wish to be the champ and stay the champ for a very long time, I would like to love repair some stuff in my recreation. 

“My recreation is de facto tight. It’s actually stable. It’s prime 5 for positive, (however) I don’t wish to be prime 5. I don’t wish to go the following 5, six years I’ve within the sport (simply) within the prime 5. That’s not what I’m thinking about. That’s not what I signed up for. 

“I wish to be champ. I spent the final yr actually hammering that down and ensuring that after I come again, which is now, I could make an actual run on the title.”