TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen Prediction: UFC Vegas 32 Picks & Odds
It’s been over two years since we’ve seen TJ Dillashaw in the Octagon. Before his time away from the sport, Dillashaw was considered one of the very best pound-for-pound fighters in the UFC. But, a positive test for PEDs in Jauary of 2019 brought on a suspension from the sport for two full years.
Now, Dillashaw is back, clean and ready to take on former training partner, Cory Sandhagen. Headlining UFC on ESPN+ is a far way away from where he was prior to his suspension, one of the biggest fighters in the sport. But, If Dillashaw plans on getting back to the top, it starts on Saturday against Sandhagen.
So, we brough in UFC expert James Lynch to give us his TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen predictions for Saturday. Watch as James breaks down the fight, along with the latest Dillashaw vs. Sandhagen odds, so you know what to expect on Saturday night.
TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen Prediction
TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen Preview & Breakdown
In order to get a complete TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen prediction, you need to break down their past fights and how they got to this point.
TJ Dillashaw is a former competitor on the UFC’s reality TV show, The Ultimate Fighter. From there, Dillashaw earned a UFC contract and never looked back, becoming the UFC bantamweight champion and dominating the division.
Eventually, Dillashaw looked to win a second title in the flyweight division against Henry Cejudo, but he lost to Cejudo and was subsequently popped for PEDs.
As for Cory Sandhagen, the 29-year old is 14-2 in his professional MMA career and his only loss since 2017 has come at the hands of current champion Aljamain Sterling. The winner of this 5-round fight will get a title shot, so there is plenty on the line.
Sandhagen will give Dillashaw everything he can handle and then some. Dillashaw will have to earn this win.
TJ Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen Prediction & Pick
Cory Sandhagen @ -190