Biography(references)Born and raised in Aurora, Colorado, Sandhagen attended Smoky Hill High School where he was on the basketball team – a sport he had been playing from his youth. Eventually he grew interest in combat sports, first picking up kickboxing in which he won multiple WKA titles. After winning a WKA world title, Sandhagen began transitioning to mixed martial arts. Sandhagen attended University of Colorado Boulder, from where he graduated with a degree in psychology.
Fighter Trivia(references)Apart from his mixed martial arts career, Sandhagen worked part-time at a trauma center for children and teaches mixed martial arts at High Altitude Martial Arts in Aurora, Colorado.
Awards & Accolades
UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Iuri Alcantara and Petr Yan
UFC: Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Marlon Moraes and Frankie Edgar
MMAjunkie.com: 2021 February Knockout of the Month vs. Frankie Edgar
MMAjunkie.com: 2021 July Fight of the Month vs. TJ Dillashaw
Cageside Press: 2021 Knockout of the Year vs. Frankie Edgar
Combat Press: 2021 Knockout of the Year vs. Frankie Edgar
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