Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Cory Sandhagen after UFC on ESPN 50 win?

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Cory Sandhagen got his fourth main event win inside the octagon on Saturday when he defeated Rob Font in one-sided fashion at UFC on ESPN 50.

Despite being compromised by an arm injury early in the fight, Sandhagen (17-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) managed to cruise to a definitive win over Font (20-7 MMA, 10-6 UFC) with the use of his grappling, taking a unanimous decision at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

After the fight, Sandhagen called for a title shot against the winner of Aljamain Sterling and Sean O’Malley, who meet in less than two weeks at UFC 292 in Boston.

Is he the right man to get the opportunity, though? Watch the video above for thoughts and analysis on his future after UFC on ESPN 50.

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC on ESPN 50.

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie

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