UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen thinks the UFC should have a concrete framework in place to vacate titles from champions who don’t defend them typically. Sandman’s suggestion was in reference to divisional champion Aljamain Sterling’s present neck surgical process that is extra prone to protect him out of rivals for nearly all the 12 months.
In a present interview with Fanatics View, Cory Sandhagen spoke about Aljamain Sterling’s effectively being state of affairs and its affect on the bantamweight title picture. Sandhagen talked about that although he would not have a medical background, he finds it powerful to contemplate that the champ might be succesful to make a comeback in a quick span of six months after the surgical process. The 29-year-old fighter advisable that the UFC should have a framework in place so that inactive champions could also be stripped of the title and the division can switch on. He talked about:
“I don’t really know anything about neck surgeries. But for me it’s hard to believe you can have a neck surgery and fight six months later. Seems pretty intense. So, I don’t know if he is trying to hang on to it… I don’t know any medical or if that is something you can bounce back from in six months or whatever. I don’t know…”
“Honestly, i would like the UFC to come up with more of a concrete way of deciding these things. I think that would make things easier to where it’s like, ‘okay, if you are not going to fight again and… you’re not going to defend it in a certain amount of range, then I think that’s completely fair to vacate it’. You have a lot of guys in the sport.”
Cory Sandhagen’s fight in direction of T.J. Dillashaw has been postponed for a later date
Currently ranked No.2 inside the bantamweight division, Cory Sandhagen was imagined to fight returning champion T.J. Dillashaw within the precept event of UFC Vegas 26 on May 8. The winner of the fight was probably the most in all probability candidate for the next shot on the bantamweight title. However, a watch injury pressured Dillashaw out of the fight. The matchup could be saved intact and rescheduled for a later date.
Cory Sandhagen, who misplaced to reigning champion Aljamain Sterling at UFC 250 in June 2020 by means of submission, has reinvented himself as a dynamic finisher as a result of the loss. His ultimate fight was a flying knee knockout win over future Hall of Famer Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 18 in February 2021. Currently utilizing a two-fight worthwhile streak, Cory Sandhagen defeated former title challenger Marlon Moraes by means of spinning wheel kick in October 2020 sooner than his fight with Edgar.