Cory Sandhagen Net Worth in 2023, Salary, Earnings, and Record


Cory Sandhagen is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight division. He is currently #5 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. His estimated net worth is $1.5 million. Here we bring you Cory Sandhagen’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.

Cory Sandhagen’s Biography and Career

Cory Sandhagen was born on April 20, 1992, in Aurora, Colorado, United States. He was raised in Aurora, Colorado, and attended Smoky Hill High School. There he played basketball.

Later, he began training in kickboxing and mixed martial arts. In kickboxing, Cody won multiple WKA titles.

MMA Career

Cory Sandhagen made his MMA debut in May 2015. He fought in the Legacy Fighting Alliance. He went 7-1 before making his UFC debut, with his only defeat to Jamall Emmers.

Nicknamed “The Sandman”, Cory made his UFC debut in January 2018 at UFC on Fox 27, winning his debut bout against Austin Arnett.

As of writing, Cory Sandhagen is on a 15-4 MMA record, with 7 wins via KO/TKO.

In October 2021 at UFC 267, Sandhagen lost an Interim UFC Bantamweight title bout against Petr Yan. The fight was named the UFC Fight of the Night.

In September 2022, The Sandman beat Song Yadong in the UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Yadong main event.

Sandhagen is a two-time UFC Performance of the Night and a two-time UFC Fight of the Night.

Cory Sandhagen is scheduled to face Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Sandhagen main event on March 25, 2023.

Cory Sandhagen’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million. His primary sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.

Sandhagen’s estimated base salary is close to $150,000 for a fight, depending on his UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.

He earned a whopping $311,000 for his win against Song Yadong ($150k to show, $150k win bonus, and $11k incentives) at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song main event.

“The Sandman” Sandhagen pocketed $182,000 total payouts ($100k to show, $50k Fight of the Night bonus, $32k incentive pay) for his defeat against Petr Yan at UFC 267.

Moreover, Sandhagen earns a considerable chunk from endorsements and brand promotions.

Personal Info

Full NameCory Sandhagen
NicknameThe Sandman
Date of BirthApril 20, 1992
Birth PlaceAurora, Colorado, United States.
Nationality American
Age 30
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight135 lb (61 kg)
Division Bantamweight 
Promotion UFC
MMA Record15-4
Net Worth$1.5 million
Base Salary$150,000 (approx.)
Relationship StatusMarried
SpouseErica Ueda
Instagram @corysandhagenmma


Sandhagen’s gorgeous wife is Erica Ueda. The couple first met in 2018. In 2021, Cory shared a beautiful video of him proposing to her.

Cory Sandhagen Wife Erica Ueda
Source: Instagram


Born on April 20, 1992, he is 30 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall and 135 lb. He competes in the UFC bantamweight division.

MMA Record

[As of March 19, 2023]

Total Fights19
Win by KO/TKO7


What is Cory Sandhagen’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth will be $1.5 million.

Who is his wife?

Erica Ueda.


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