Cory Sandhagen is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Besides, Cory competes in the Bantamweight division in the UFC. Having started his professional mixed martial arts in 2015, Cory has made an impressive performance to the date in his career. Before starting his career in UFC, he also competed for Legacy Fighting Alliance. Apart from this, Cory Sandhagen is also popular by his stage name The Sandman, and Twinkle Toes. According to the online reports, Cory Sandhagen’s net worth is estimated at $1 million as of 2021.
As per Tapology, Cory has made over $40,000 from his fighting career. The Colorado origin, Cory Sandhagen ranks in the #2 position in the UFC Bantamweight division as of October 2020. Fighting out of Aurora, Colorado, Cory is currently training under the High Altitude Martial Arts and Elevation Fight team. Similarly, Cory is also a trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter. He holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is trained under Eliot Marshall. In addition to this, Cory Sandhagen holds a professional record of 14-2. Out of 14 wins, he has won 6 fights by TKO. Without further delay, let us dig a little bit deeper and know more about Cory Sandhagen.
Know About Cory Sandhagen Personal Life and Relationship
Following Cory Sandhagen’s personal life, he is currently single. The UFC fighter has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight of the media. Moreover, Cory is focused on his career and trying to win the belt in the Bantamweight division. Stalking on his Instagram account, he has only uploaded pictures related to his workouts and training.
There are no records of his past dating and relationship. He has also never mentioned his girlfriend during the interview and other events. So, at this point, we consider Cory Sandhagen to be single and not looking towards a relationship. Instead, the UFC fighter is more focused on his fighting career.
Know About Cory Sandhagen’s Net Worth and Income Sources
As mentioned earlier, Cory Sandhagen’s net worth is evaluated at $1 million as of 2020. The primary source of income comes from his fighting career. To date, Cory Sandhagen has managed to win $1.25 million without including any PPV revenue share. Having started his fighting career in 2015, Cory has managed to earn quite a good sum of money from his fighting career. According to the reports from MMA, Sandhagen has received guaranteed purse money for $10,000 from his fight against Jamall Emmers in his first fight at LFA 5.
Moreover, the 5 feet 11 inches UFC fighter Cory Sandhagen made his debut in UFC in 2018. He made a reported earning of $26,500 in his debut fight against Austin Arnett. His earnings from the fight reported $12,000 from the show, $12,000 winning bonus, and $2,500 from sponsorship bonus. Apart from his mixed martial arts career, he also worked part-time at a trauma center. Likewise, he also trains children at High Altitude Martial Arts in Colorado. The 29-year-old UFC fighter Cory has started his career very well. Thus, we can assume, Cory Sandhagen’s net worth is rising heavily in the coming days from his fighting career. Additionally, Cory also makes a considerable amount of wealth from sponsorship deals.
Moving towards Sandhagen’s career, he started his fighting career in 2015. However, he made his debut on 24th February 2017 in Legacy Fighting Alliance against Jamall Emmers. Despite his impressive fighting skills, he lost the match via unanimous decision. Likewise, his second fighting against Luiz Antonio Lobo Gavinho took place at LFA 24 on 17th October 2017 which is won by TKO in the first round. Likewise, he defeated Jose Aguayo in his final appearance for Legacy Fighting Alliance.
Cory Sandhagen UFC Career
After an impressive fighting display in Legacy Fighting Alliance, he made his professional UFC debut on January 27, 2018, against Austin Arnett. In his debut match, he won the fight via TKO in the second round of the fight. Similarly, he won his first Fight of the Night award after his win against Iuri Alcantara on August 25, 2018. To this date, the UFC fighter has a professional record of 14-2. Out of 14 wins, he has won 6 by TKO, 3 by submission, and 5 by unanimous decision.
Similarly, Sandhagen lost against Aljamin Sterling at UFC 250. Cory faced Marlon Moraes a UFC Fight Night 179 in the main event. He won the match by technical knockout and also won the Performance of the Night award. On February 6, 2021, Sandhagen faced Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 184. Sandhagen won the fight with his impressive flying knee in the first round which earned the Performance of the Night award. With his impressive performance in the Bantamweight division, Sandhagen is scheduled to fight against former Bantamweight division champion, T.J. Dillashaw on July 24, 2021.
Know About Cory Sandhagen Early Life, Family, and Education
Cory Sandhagen took birth on 20th April 1992 in Aurora Colorado, United States. His birth name is Cory James Sandhagen. The details regarding his parents and siblings are not revealed yet. He experienced his childhood life in Colorado. Moreover, Cory showed his interest in basketball during his high school days.
Talking about his educational background, he joined Smoky Hill School. He was also part of the school basketball team. However, he developed his interest in combat sports. After completing high school, Sandhagen went to the University of Colorado Boulder. He completed his graduation earning a degree in psychology.