UFC Vegas 32: Pros react to T.J. Dillashaw’s split decision over Cory Sandhagen

Going into UFC Vegas 32, fight fans had massive expectations for the main event between former champion T.J. Dillashaw and the surging Cory Sandhagen. With Dillashaw returning from a two-year suspension due to an anti-doping violation against one of the division’s most talented fighters in Sandhagen, the winner would catapult themselves into title contention. But…

2 outs shy of no-no, Sandoval shines

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