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Marlon Moraes vs. Rob Font booked for December UFC event

An exciting bantamweight matchup between top-15 fighters Marlon Moraes and Rob Font is being targeted to take place at a December UFC event. The card is set to take place …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Rob Font added to UFC event on Dec. 19

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Marlon Moraes is getting a quick turnaround against a returning top-15 contender.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Moraes …read more

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UFC books Marlon Moraes for quick turnaround vs. Rob Font on Dec. 19

Marlon Moraes is wasting no time returning to the cage after his recent loss to Cory Sandhagen.
A former UFC bantamweight title challenger, Moraes (23-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) will attempt to …read more

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Morning Report: Aljamain Sterling reacts to Cory Sandhagen’s knockout of Marlon Moraes: ‘The higher powers definitely had a plan’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past week, Cory Sandhagen turned in the best performance of his young career, dominating former bantamweight title challenger Marlon Moraes en route to a …read more

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What’s next for Cory Sandhagen and Marlon Moraes after UFC Fight Island 5?

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 5, a key bantamweight bout headlined the card as Cory Sandhagen took on Marlon Moraes. Sandhagen was looking to get back into …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 medical suspensions: Cory Sandhagen's win comes with a potential cost

Cory Sandhagen was victorious in the UFC on ESPN+ 37 main event, but his win came at a cost.
Taking on fellow top bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes on Saturday, Sandhagen (13-2 …read more

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UFC Fight Night 179 Medicals: Cory Sandhagen Among Six Fighters Facing 180-Day Terms

It appears that Cory Sandhagen did not emerge unscathed from his highlight-reel victory over Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night 179. …read more

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Sandhagen: I drilled that spinning kick for two months in lockdown

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Cory Sandhagen talks about perfecting the spinning heel kick he stopped Marlon Moraes with at UFC Fight Island 5 on Saturday. …read more

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Cory Sandhagen win sparks Twitter skirmish between Petr Yan, Aljamain Sterling

Cory Sandhagen’s win over Marlon Moraes sparked a heated Twitter skirmish between bantamweight champ Petr Yan and the division’s top contender, Aljamain Sterling. Sandhagen took on Moraes in a crucial …read more

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Marlon Moraes feels Cory Sandhagen stoppage was “a little early”

Marlon Moraes feels his TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen, which headlined Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 5 card, was “probably a little early.” Sandhagen put Moraes down with a spinning kick …read more

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Marlon Moraes Says Fight With Cory Sandhagen Was Stopped Early

Cory Sandhagen finished Marlon Moraes in the 2nd round of their main event fight this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Moraes was hit with a spinning wheel kick leading to the …read more

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Final fight stats for Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen

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Cory Sandhagen dominates Marlon Moraes in the main event of UFC Fight Island 5 Cory Sandhagen had something to prove in …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Marlon Moraes after UFC on ESPN+ 37 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Cory Sandhagen after UFC on ESPN+ 37 win?)
Marlon Moraes’ title aspirations took a hit on Saturday when he suffered a decisive loss …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Cory Sandhagen after UFC on ESPN+ 37 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Marlon Moraes after UFC on ESPN+ 37 loss?)
Cory Sandhagen elevated his status as a top bantamweight in a big way on Saturday …read more

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Cory Sandhagen makes his case for title shot after taking out Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5

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Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen made some noise in the 135-pound division on Saturday when he took out former title challenger Marlon Moraes in the UFC on ESPN+ 37 main …read more

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Marlon Moraes releases statement following TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen, wants to fight again in December

UFC bantamweight Marlon Moraes released a statement following his TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen in the main event of UFC Fight Island 5. Moraes was the No. 1 contender in …read more

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Marlon Moraes argues ‘probably a little early stoppage’ in his fight with Cory Sandhagen

Cory Sandhagen (blue gloves) looks to finish the fight against Marlon Moraes (red gloves) at UFC Fight Island 5 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 recap: Sandhagen scores spinning kick KO over Moraes

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Cory Sandhagen got back to winning ways at UFC Fight Island 5, finishing Marlon Moraes with a spinning kick. In the …read more

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Cory Sandhagen hopes he's no longer a 'little name,' sets sights on Frankie Edgar, T.J. Dillashaw

ABU DHABI – Cory Sandhagen didn’t plan on defeating Marlon Moraes by spinning wheel kick. It just played out that way.
After a tactical and successful opening round, Sandhagen (13-2 MMA, …read more

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UFC Fight Night takeaways: Cory Sandhagen, head-kick KOs steal the show on 'Fight Island'

On a night that featured several highlight-reel knockouts, Sandhagen shined with his stoppage of Marlon Moraes. …read more

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Cory Sandhagen makes statement, stops Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5

The UFC octagon was on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi on Saturday for UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen. It was the third consecutive event in the EAU as …read more

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Twitter reacts to Cory Sandhagen's wheel kick TKO of Marlon Moraes at UFC on ESPN+ 37

Cory Sandhagen rebounded from his first octagon loss on Saturday when he beat Marlon Moraes in the UFC on ESPN+ 37 main event.
After suffering a key loss earlier this year, …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 video highlights: Sandhagen stops Moraes with spinning kick

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Cory Sandhagen’s finish of Marlon Moraes from the UFC Fight Island 5 main …read more

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Cory Sandhagen uncorks spinning heel kick to knockout Marlon Moraes in UFC Fight Island 5 main event

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Cory Sandhagen made quite the impression in his first UFC main event.
Coming off a devastating loss in his last appearance in …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5: Moraes vs. Sandhagen results and post-fight analysis

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Dayne Fox gives instant analysis to the explosive action from Abu Dhabi, topped by Cory Sandhagen disposing of Marlon Moraes and …read more

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Pros react after Cory Sandhagen TKO’s Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event in Abu Dhabi was headlined by a bantamweight bout featuring Marlon Moraes taking on Cory Sandhagen. The former bantamweight title challenger, Moraes (23-7-1 MMA), …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 in Tweets: Pros react to Cory Sandhagen, Joaquin Buckley’s insane head-kick KOs

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Cory Sandhagen wanted to make a statement against Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5, and he did all that and …read more

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Pros react to Sandhagen’s spinning kick TKO of Moraes

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Cory Sandhagen finished Marlon Moraes in the second round of their fight at UFC Fight Island 5. On Twitter, pro fighters …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 results: Sandhagen wheel kicks Marlon Moraes for TKO

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Cory Sandhagen just stopped Marlon Moraes with a sweet wheel kick in the UFC Fight Island 5 main event. UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 Results: Cory Sandhagen TKO’s Marlon Moraes (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event in Abu Dhabi is headlined by a bantamweight bout featuring Marlon Moraes taking on Cory Sandhagen. The former bantamweight title challenger, Moraes (23-6-1 MMA), …read more

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Cory Sandhagen Wheel Kick Blows Away Marlon Moraes in UFC Fight Night 179 Headliner

Cory Sandhagen brings down Marlon Moraes with a spinning wheel kick in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 179 main event. …read more

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Sandhagen rocks Moraes with highlight-reel TKO

Cory Sandhagen used a highlight-reel spinning heel kick to finish Marlon Moraes in the second round of Saturday night’s main event at UFC Fight Night …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 results: Cory Sandhagen TKOs Marlon Moraes with spinning wheel kick

Cory Sandhagen rebounded from his first octagon loss in spectacular fashion against Marlon Moraes on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 37.
Sandhagen (12-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) unleashed a wheel kick finish …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 live blog: Marlon Moraes vs. Corey Sandhagen

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This is the UFC Fight Island 5 live blog for Marlon Moraes vs. Corey Sandhagen, the bantamweight headliner headliner for Saturday’s fight card on …read more

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UFC Fight Night live updates and results: Moraes vs. Sandhagen

It’s a must-see bantamweight battle as Marlon Moraes faces Cory Sandhagen with title hopes on the line. Follow live. …read more

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Cory Sandhagen Explains Shock of Being Booked Against Marlon Moraes

Cory Sandhagen will be competing in the main event of UFC on ESPN+37 tonight opposite Marlon Moraes, and the booking of the bout came as a surprise to many, including …read more

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UFC Fighters Split Between ‘Magic’ And ‘Sandman’

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Bantamweight contenders Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen will battle in a crucial main event later tonight (Sat., Oct. 10, 2020) at UFC Fight Island …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 betting odds: Sandhagen a slight favorite

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Check out the betting odds for tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event, where Cory Sandhagen is projected to get past Marlon Moraes in the …read more

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Cory Sandhagen can’t depend on Marlon Moraes running out of gas: ‘That’s not a good game plan’

Cory Sandhagen | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Coming off a loss to Aljamain Sterling in his last fight, Cory Sandhagen was admittedly shocked when he received a call that …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 Clash: Moraes Vs. Sandhagen!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight knockout artists Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen will clash TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 3, 2020) inside Flash Forum on “Fight …read more

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WATCH: UFC on ESPN+ 37 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC on ESPN+ 37 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen will collide in a bantamweight bout UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5: ‘Moraes vs. Sandhagen’ Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Abu Dhabi for tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 event, a 13-bout fight card headlined by Marlon Moraes vs. Corey Sandhagen. The former bantamweight title challenger, Moraes …read more

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With UFC title shot uncertain, Marlon Moraes vows to ‘win and convince’ against Cory Sandhagen

Marlon Moraes (pictured, red gloves) headlines UFC Fight Island 5 against Cory Sandhagen this Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

“Magic” Marlon Moraes is in a tricky position in …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking Down ‘The Sandman!’

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Former professional kickboxer, Cory Sandhagen, will throw down opposite fellow knockout artist, Marlon Moraes, this Saturday (Oct. 10, 2020) at …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 predictions: Marlon Moraes or Cory Sandhagen in key bantamweight bout?

Moraes
vs.
Sandhagen
Barboza
vs.
Amirkhani
Rothwell
vs.
Tybura
Du Plessis
vs.
Perez
Aspinall
vs.
Baudot
Topuria
vs.
Zalal

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 114-70

Moraes
(67%)

Barboza
(79%)

Rothwell
(69%)

Du Plessis
(61%)

Aspinall
(75%)

Zalal
(85%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 122-62

Moraes

Barboza

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 121-63

Sandhagen

Barboza

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Dave Doyle
@davedoylemma
2020: 120-64

Moraes

Barboza

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 120-64

Sandhagen

Barboza

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 119-65
2019 Champion*

Moraes

Amirkhani

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 119-64

Moraes

Barboza

Rothwell

Du Plessis

Aspinall

Zalal

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 118-66
…read more

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UFC Fight Island 5: ‘Moraes Vs Sandhagen’ Predictions

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask No. 1-ranked bantamweight Marlon Moraes to risk his spot atop the 135-pound ladder against No. 4-ranked Cory …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 by the numbers: Marlon Moraes vs Cory Sandhagen

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How Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen compare in key stats The top of the UFC’s bantamweight division could see some movement this weekend when …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5: Moraes vs. Sandhagen face-offs video

Watch the UFC Fight Island 5 face-offs, where main eventers Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen, as well as the rest of the athletes, squared off after making weight ahead of …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen set for UFC Fight Island 5 (weigh-in results)

The main event for the UFC’s midway point during its second stint on Fight Island is set after Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen made weight for their UFC Fight Island …read more

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Marlon Moraes or Cory Sandhagen? UFC on ESPN+ 37 analysts break it down

ABU DHABI – Top-ranked bantamweight contenders Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen will throw down in the UFC on ESPN+ 37.
A winner of five-of-six, Moraes (23-6-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will look …read more

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UFC Fight Island viewers guide: Moraes-Sandhagen main event to prove bantamweights are must-see

Is a title opportunity on the line? We’ll find out as Marlon Moraes meets Cory Sandhagen in the bantamweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC: Moraes vs. Sandhagen - Main card preview

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Get the lowdown on the hard-hitting action out of Fight Island, headlined by a pivotal bantamweight contest between the explosive Marlon Moraes and lanky …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5: Moraes vs. Sandhagen preview

Take a look at UFC Fight Island 5’s bantamweight main event matchup between Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen set to go down on Saturday night in Abu Dhabi.

Moraes is only …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Magic!’

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High kick machine, Marlon Moraes, will face off with slick kickboxer, Cory Sandhagen, this Saturday (Oct. 10, 2020) at UFC Fight Island 5 inside …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Marlon Moraes vs Cory Sandhagen

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 5, a key bantamweight bout headlines the card as Marlon Moraes battles Cory Sandhagen. Heading into the fight, Moraes is a +110 …read more

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UFC bantamweights: How Saturday can shift the landscape of one of the most loaded divisions

With fresh faces emerging, the UFC’s 135-pound division is high on intrigue. Saturday’s main event between Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen will only add to it. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 breakdown: Can Cory Sandhagen rebound against Marlon Moraes?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 37.
UFC on ESPN+ 37 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Moraes thrilled to fight ‘better version of Dominick Cruz’

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Bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes is looking forward to putting on a dominant performance this weekend against a man he thinks may just be better …read more

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Video: Marlon Moraes: Cory Sandhagen is ‘better version of Dominick Cruz’

ABU DHABI — Bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes spoke with reporters at the UFC Fight Island 5 media day ahead of his main event bout with Cory Sandhagen this Saturday. “Magic” …read more

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After 'ugly' loss, Cory Sandhagen using UFC on ESPN+ 37 to prove he's 'championship-level'

ABU DHABI – Compared to his previous outing, Cory Sandhagen hopes a more positive result comes out of his UFC on ESPN+ 37 main event clash with Marlon Moraes.
Sandhagen (12-2 …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 free fight: Marlon Moraes submits Raphael Assuncao

Marlon Moraes looked to cement himself as the UFC’s No. 1 contender at bantamweight when he was matched up with a familiar foe.
Moraes ran things back with Raphael Assuncao in …read more

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Marlon Moraes expecting a “war” against Cory Sandhagen, believes a win earns him next title shot

Marlon Moraes has had a frustrating last couple of months. Back in December at UFC 245, Moraes edged out a very close decision over Jose Aldo. Yet, many fans and …read more

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 13 with Marlon Moraes, Tim Johnson, Giga Chikadze & Youssef Zalal

The 13th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC Fight Island 5 and Bellator 248. We’re first joined by one-half of the …read more

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Watch Cory Sandhagen escape submission to finish Yuri Alcantara ahead of UFC Fight Island 5

Cory Sandhagen’s return to bantamweight started off with a bang in 2018 as Sandhagen scored a finish over Iuri Alcantara in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Sandhagen faces Marlon Moraes in the main event …read more

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Video: Between the Links, Episode 19: Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones, Carlos Condit, stakes of Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen

Check out episode 19 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and UFC bantamweight Brian Kelleher as they discuss the beef …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37: Make your predictions for Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen

UFC on ESPN+ 37: Make your predictions for Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen

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Pic! ‘Moraes Vs. Sandhagen’ Fight Poster Gets The Sunset Treatment

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One of the premier fights making its way to “Fight Island” later this fall is a crucial bantamweight clash between former title challenger Marlon Moraes and hungry contender …read more

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Another 'Fight Island' showdown: UFC releases poster for Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen card

The poster for the UFC’s Oct. 3 event has been released – and a sunset is prominently featured.
In between a faceoff between bantamweight contenders Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen, a …read more

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Cory Sandhagen: Marlon Moraes Fight “Very Unexpected”

Cory Sandhagen wasn’t expecting Marlon Moraes as his next opponent after coming off his first loss in the Octagon earlier this year. “It seems like (the UFC) are doing me …read more

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