UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Font August 4, 2023 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, Cory Sandhagen will face Rob Font to headline another edition of the 2023 UFC Fight Night.

Main event start at 9:00PM EDT at the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN.

Cory Sandhagen was supposed to face rising star Umar Nurmagomedov but did not push through as Nurmagomedov begged off due to an injury sustained during his fight preparation.

Cory Sandhagen has earned consecutive victories as he defeated Song Yadong and Marlon Vera.

Rob Font was supposed to fight Song Yadong when UFC returns to Boston but he accepted the challenged as the new challenger for Cory Sandhagen.

He's ready and fit after his first-round stoppage win over Adrian Yanez.

Both men are eager to improve their chances for a bantamweight title shot.

Expect a lot of action on this match as both men are out to prove who the worthy challenger against bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling.

Fight Stats

Cory Sandhagen #4 Rob Font #7
16-4-0 Record 20-6-0
Win Last Fight Win
5' 11" Height 5' 8"
135.50 LBS Weight 135.00 LBS
70" Reach 71.5"
40" Leg Reach 38.5"
44% Significant Strikes 46%
57% Strikes Defense 56%
21% Takedown Accuracy 36%
64% Takedown Defense 55%

2023 UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Font

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