Chito Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen Set For UFC Event Feb. 18

Dominick Cruz and Marlon Vera, UFC San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 13: Marlon Vera of Ecuador battles Dominick Cruz in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at Pechanga Arena on August 13, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

UFC bantamweight Marlon “Chito” Vera will look to add another name to his resume in his quest to make himself undeniable for a title shot when he takes on Cory Sandhagen at a UFC event on Feb.18th.

Vera’s management team, Iridium Sports Agency, announced the fight.

Vera (20-7) currently rides a 4-fight win streak. He’s coming off a knockout victory over Dominick Cruz back in August.



Sandhagen (15-4) is coming off a TKO victory over Yadong Song back in September. He looks to get back into contention with a win over one of the biggest names in the bantamweight division right now.

The UFC Fight Night 219 is currently scheduled to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. The card currently looks like this:

  • Marlon “Chito” Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen
  • Erin Blanchfield vs. Taila Santos
  • Ovince St. Preux vs. Philipe Lins
  • Jim Miller vs. Gabriel Benitez
  • Gerald Meerschaert vs. Abusupiyan Magomedov
  • Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Lina Lansberg
  • William Knight vs. Marcin Prachino
  • Jamall Emmers vs. Khusein Askhabov
  • Evan Elder vs. Nazim Sadykhov
  • Juancamilo Ronderos vs. Clayton Carpenter
  • Joe Solecki vs. Benoit St. Denis
  • Billy Goff vs. Themba Gorimbo