The fight card of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Volkov is stacked with some high voltage fights. In the co-main event, the bantamweight fighters Cory Sandhagen and Frankie Edgar will enter the Octagon to get next in the line for the Bantamweight title.
UFC Vegas 18: Cody Sandhagen vs Frankie Edgar Preview
Cory Sandhagen is ranked number 2 in the Bantamweight rankings and he only lost one fight in his UFC carrier that too against the number 1 ranked Bantamweight fighter, Ajlamain Sterling. In his last fight, he knocked out Marlon Moraes in the second round of the match.
With this win, he cemented his position for the title and if he wins this match-up he is next for the title shot for sure. On the other hand, his opponent Frankie Edgar is a veteran of UFC. He is the former Lightweight champion.
Edgar has competed against UFC’s greatest fighters such as B.J. Penn, Gray Maynard, Jose Aldo, Charles Oliveira, Max Holloway, Chan Sung Jung, and many others. He is on a final title run of his carrier and with a win against Sandhagen, he can get the title shot.
This match is going to be a classic contest of old school vs new school. It is going to be interesting to see who will emerge victorious in this one.
UFC Vegas 18: Cory Sandhagen vs Frankie Edgar Prediction
Sandhagen is the crowd favorite in this fight with betting odds of -375 in his favor. Edgar is an underdog in this fight with betting odds of +300 in his favor. Although Cody Sandhagen is an overwhelming favorite over Edgar is a UFC legend that can be never taken out of the contest.
‘The Sandman’ Sandhagen is a hard hitter that can knock out any fighter with his hands but Frankie Edgar is one of those fighters who knows all the tricks in the game. Let’s see whose hand will be raised after this fight ends.
Expected Result: Cory Sandhagen def Frankie Edgar