UFC – Cory Sandhagen aims for the top! Magnificent winner of the dangerous Marlon Moraes by TKO, he would now like a duel against TJ Dillashaw.
With a decisive victory over Marlon Moraes on October 10, Cory Sandhagen managed to bounce back from his heavy first-round loss to Aljamain Sterling in June. The American now passes number 2 content in the bantamweight division, behind Sterling.
While Dana White revealed at Brett Okamoto's microphone that the Jamaican will fight for the title against champion Petr Yan in Co-Main event of UFC 256 on December 12, Cory Sandhagen believes he is one step away from securing a fight against the winner of this matchup.
He reveals at the microphone of Ariel helwani wanting to fight his former sparring partner TJ Dillashaw, suspended since March 19, 2019 for use of erythropoietin (EPO) during his fight against Cejudo, the former division champion will be eligible for combat from January 19, 2021.
“It is not a sport governed by chivalry and politeness, in this sport there is only one champion and if you are not ready to fight your former partners… It is not like that that one works. I have nothing against TJ, he was always nice to me, he paid me to be his sparring partner at a time when MMA made me little money. I don't hate TJ, but he has a serious point [pour le titre] and I just want to eliminate anyone with an argument for the title, other than me. I want to be the next number 1 for the title. ”
– to lasueur.com