Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen took place in a bantamweight bout at the UFC On ESPN+ 37 event on Saturday night in Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island.
A fun first round with it being a close affair. However, the second round was all fireworks. So get this, Sandhagen shouted that he broke Moraes’ orbital bone. Then if you blinked, he connected with a spinning heel kick that dropped Moraes. He finished it off with strikes on the ground.
Highlights: Cory Sandhagen’s Heel Kick Leads To Win Over Marlon Moraes At UFC On ESPN+ 37
Sandhagen dropped a submission loss to Aljamain Sterling at the UFC 250 pay-per-view event in his last fight after having a seven fight winning streak.
Moraes had gone 1-1 in his last two fights by dropping a TKO loss to Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight title at UFC 238,which snapped a four fight winning streak, and then rallied with a decision win over Jose Aldo at UFC 245.