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Apr 9, 2016 11:33 am

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon promo poster

While UFC 200 is stacked with quite a few high-profile bouts such as McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Aldo vs. Edgar II, one fight that promises to deliver fireworks is Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon. The pair have combined for 18 post-fight bonuses over the course of their UFC careers. Given that,...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 5, 2016 4:56 pm

UFC 196 Results: Diego Sanchez defeats Jim Miller via decision

A lightweight bout between Diego Sanchez (26-8 MMA) and Jim Miller (25-8 MMA) capped off the UFC 196 Fight Pass prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Sanchez charges forward and shoots in for a leg. Miller shakes Diego off and lands a step-in elbow. Miller misses with a left hand. Diego misses with a right....

Feb 10, 2016 8:05 am

Diego Sanchez wishes Daniel Bryan all the best in retirement

On Monday night former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan officially retired from pro wrestling. While many are probably wondering what this has to do with MMA news, Bryan’s famous “Yes! Yes! Yes!” chant which was chanted by entire arenas throughout the course of Bryan’s career was actually borrowed from UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez took to...

Jan 6, 2016 7:07 am

Diego Sanchez can’t ‘weight’ to move to 155: Another one bites the IV dust

Diego Sanchez is one of the few at his frame that moved up to middleweight and worked his way down to featherweight.  BJ Penn was another fighter that worked the heavier weight-classes fighting opponents much larger than himself. With science and diet playing more of a factor with fighters cutting a dramatic amount of weight...

Nov 25, 2015 7:00 am

Diego Sanchez offers Jose Aldo this fight advice against Conor McGregor

Diego Sanchez lost a tough decision to Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night 78 this past weekend. A bloodied Sanchez took multiple leg kicks from Lamas that nearly lead to an end to the bout, but the ever durable Sanchez stayed in the fight with Lamas for the judges to decide. Sanchez decided to tweet featherweight...

Nov 22, 2015 6:36 am

WATCH! Ricardo Lamas vs. Diego Sanchez (Highlights)

Fourth-ranked Ricardo Lamas stormed into the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 78” on Saturday evening with a point to prove: He has what it takes to hang with anybody the brass puts in front of him. Diego Sanchez may not be in his prime anymore, but he is surely a test for anybody looking to...

Nov 20, 2015 10:22 am

WATCH! Diego Sanchez goes off as fighters discuss impact of Holm’s UFC 193 win

Fighters at UFC Fight Night 78 discuss their reactions to the memorable women’s bantamweight championship bout between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. A lot of fighters were congratulatory of Holm and had words of advice and comfort for Rousey. Then there is Diego Sanchez. Words can explain his reaction, but it simply won’t do him...

Aug 12, 2015 8:22 am

Diego Sanchez Finds Inspiration In Strange Place

“All in all, the real truth, when I saw Conor McGregor drop down to 145, the guy is my size, he’s not bigger. Straight up. He is my size if not bigger. And I was like, ‘Whoa, look at this guy, he has a huge size advantage going into all of his fights.’ He has...

Aug 5, 2015 9:04 am

Diego Sanchez Makes Featherweight Debut Against Ricardo Lamas

The last TUF 1 cast member on the UFC’s roster, Diego Sanchez, will now be making another jump down in weight, this time to the featherweight division. Announced on UFC.com, Sanchez will be making his 145 lb. debut against former title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The fight will take place in Mexico at the UFC Fight...

Jul 31, 2015 10:03 am

Diego Sanchez Books First Featherweight Fight

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez is making another drop in weight and will give the featherweight division a try. The TUF season one cast member took to Twitter to let fans know that a fight has been book and the contract is in. He wasn’t able to release who or when yet, but did use the...

Jul 21, 2015 5:34 pm

Anthony Johnson: ‘I Wanted To Whoop Diego Sanchez’s As*’

“They’re hungry dude. They’re hungry. I remember when I was that age, I was the same way. I was hungry too. I remember before I even got to the UFC….nobody knows this. The Ultimate Fighter was on, that’s when they had (Josh) Koscheck, Diego Sanchez, all those guys (TUF 1). “And the way Diego was...

Jul 21, 2015 1:25 am

Diego Sanchez Calls For Dream Match Between Silva And Fedor

UFC fighter Diego Sanchez has given his thoughts on Fedor Emelianenko returning and says he wants him to fight former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. This would be perhaps the biggest fight the UFC could make, however there are some minor details that would have to be figured out first. Obviously, Fedor is not with...

Jun 30, 2015 11:25 am

Diego Sanchez Might Have Found His Next Opponent

UFC multi-weight fighter Diego Sanchez might have found his next opponent, via Twitter. It seems like fighters are trying hard to schedule their own fights these days. Guys will go back and forth on Twitter or social media, until they build it up so much that it just makes sense to go ahead and make...

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Kawajiri Is A Nobody, And He’s Scared’

  Diego Sanchez doesn’t like being told no. The UFC vet took to Twitter, because that’s what fighters do now, and expressed interest in fighting Tatuya Kawajiri. Kawajiri just beat up on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, this past Saturday and is now looking for a top 10 opponent. Unfortunately, Sanchez is not...

May 7, 2015 10:50 am

IT’S THE CHRONIC! Diego Sanchez Blames Jones’ Problems On WEED!

Diego Sanchez has had his fair share of issues with the ganja in the past. After failing a drug test way back at “UFC Fight Night 7”, Sanchez turned his life around and became a role model to the youth. No longer “The Nightmare”, “The Dream” Diego Sanchez is now celebrating a drug-free and successful...

May 3, 2015 8:56 am

Diego Sanchez: ‘Boxing Is Over, Time For UFC Takeover’

UFC lightweight, welterweight, middleweight and potential featherweight Diego Sanchez took to social media to air his thoughts on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. The UFC vet let it be known that he thinks the sport of Boxing is finished and that the UFC should ‘complete’ its takeover. What do you think? Well I thought the fight last...

May 1, 2015 2:04 am

FEATHERWEIGHT! Diego Sanchez Dropping Down to 145

“I’m going down to 145″ For the first time since 2010, Diego Sanchez will be fighting outside of the lightweight division. Sanchez has fought for the middleweight and welterweight classes in the past, but this time he will be moving down to featherweight! Sanchez has accomplished a milestone at each weight class he fought in....