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Sep 27, 2017 10:06 am

Matt Brown Thinks Diego Sanchez Retiring With Him Would Be a ‘Great Story’

It came as a surprise when ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown decided he was going to step away from the sport. He announced that his UFC Norfolk fight with Diego Sanchez would be the last time he steps into the Octagon, officially retiring whether he wins or loses. His exciting fights will be missed, but much...

Aug 16, 2017 6:59 pm

Diego Sanchez returns to welterweight on November 11 against “The Immortal”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez will return to welterweight on November 11 when he meets “The Immortal” Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, Virginia. UFC officials just announced the scrap. Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) vs. @DiegoSanchezUFC added to #UFCNorfolk (November 11th) #UFC #MMA pic.twitter.com/MnKnwQDDQm — Farah Hannoun (@Farah_Hannoun) August 17, 2017...

Jun 23, 2017 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Throwback to when Diego Sanchez trained with Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has been very vocal and against the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing bout. The former boxing champ has retired from the sport and is now promoting boxing events with his Golden Boy Promotions company. The boxing champion turned promoter has made it clear that he feels the money fight between...

Jun 7, 2017 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez grappling troops

While the UFC hasn’t done a ‘Fight for the Troops’ card recently, UFC lightweight veterans Diego Sanchez and Joe Lauzon recently went over to Iraq and visited with troops. Despite the men having no mats to train, they attempted to assemble rubber floor tiles in a makeshift grappling area. While the floor continues to come...

May 26, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez helps train Jackson Wink MMA’s newest fighter

Jackson Wink MMA has a new fighter on their team and has already got some great one-on-one training done with UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Social media videos from former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Jackson Wink MMA showed a little preview of Sanchez training with the new member of the team, Isaac “The...

Apr 25, 2017 9:11 am

Diego Sanchez sends lengthy message to supporters following KO loss

This past weekend, on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov’, UFC icon Diego Sanchez returned to the Octagon in hopes of building on his November win over Marcin Held. Unfortunately for Sanchez, who has been known as ‘The Original Ultimate Fighter’ given the fact that he was the inaugural TUF 1...

Apr 23, 2017 11:57 am

Pros react to Al Iaquinta’s knockout win over Diego Sanchez

Pros react to Al Iaquinta’s knockout win over Diego Sanchez UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta returned to action at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 event in Nashville where he took on seasoned veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez looked good in the opening minute, landing some decent kicks and a couple of punches. However, once Al Iaquinta...

Apr 23, 2017 11:49 am

Miesha Tate sends Diego Sanchez some support following KO loss to Al Iaquinta

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez suffered a viscous knockout loss to Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 108 fight card in Nashville. Iaquinta was able to land a huge right hand on the chin of Sanchez early in round one that sent Diego crashing to the canvas....

Apr 23, 2017 6:43 am

Diego Sanchez issues statement after crushing KO loss to Al Iaquinta

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner Diego Sanchez had the opportunity to surge up the lightweight rankings with a win over disgruntled contender Al Iaquinta. Though Sanchez was as tough as ever in this fight, he would ultimately fail on his...

Apr 22, 2017 10:16 pm

Pros react to Al Iaquinta’s brutal KO victory over Diego Sanchez

UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta returned to action at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 event in Nashville where he took on seasoned veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez looked good in the opening minute, landing some decent kicks and a couple of punches. However, once Al Iaquinta found his range he was able to land a brutal...

Apr 22, 2017 9:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Al Iaquinta KO’s Diego Sanchez (VIDEO)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Diego Sanchez vs. Al Iaquinta A lightweight bout between former title challenger Diego Sanchez and Al Iaquinta served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 fight card in Nashville. Round one begins and Sanchez charges forward quickly. He lands a low kick to start things off. He...

Apr 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Diego Sanchez believes medical marijuana nearly caused his death

Marijuana is becoming more and more accepted in the US as many states have legalized the use of medical marijuana. A few states have recently even legalized the use of recreational marijuana. Chances are you have seen some cases on the Internet where patients with certain conditions have had tremendous help with treatment from medical...

Mar 7, 2017 11:54 am

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez strengthening jaw muscles ahead of

Ahead of UFC veteran Diego Sanchez’s UFC Fight Night 108 scrap with Al Iaquinta, ‘The Nightmare’ is looking to strengthen his chin in an effort to avoid being knocked out. Details are scarce regarding the video at the present time, however the device appears to be used to strengthen the jaw muscles as Sanchez moves...

Mar 1, 2017 7:39 am

Diego Sanchez explains choice to change nickname to “Lionheart”

Diego Sanchez, who is one of the most experienced veterans in the UFC today, has typically fought under the nickname “The Nightmare.” Apparently, however, that is no longer the case. Several days ago, The Ultimate Fighter season one veteran took to Instagram to announce that he was changing his nickname from The Nightmare to “Lionheart.” THE...

Dec 21, 2016 1:58 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 12 // John Dodson | Diego Brandao | Diego Sanchez | Renato Laranja

BJPENN.COM Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT tonight with a great guest lineup for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- Tonights show kicks off with John “The Magician’ Dodson @johndodsonmma. He’ll be discussing the controversial loss to John Lineker back in October and where he thinks he should be ranked in the Bantamweight division. We...

Nov 10, 2016 9:13 am

Diego Sanchez reflects on UFC Mexico win this past weekend

This past weekend in Mexico, UFC veteran Diego Sanchez returned to the win column as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Marcin Held. The win was a pretty impressive one for Sanchez, who managed to leave fight fans in awe when he used the Octagon walls to aid him in escaping a standing...

Nov 5, 2016 9:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Diego Sanchez defeats Marcin Held

A lightweight scrap between Marcin Held and Diego Sanchez served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Sanchez lands a nice body kick to start. Held comes forward with a combo that misses the mark. He lands a counter right hand. Diego eats the...

Nov 4, 2016 8:54 am

Diego Sanchez Turns Up the Crazy at UFC Mexico Press Conference

Diego Sanchez is known primarily for two things: his wild, all-action fighting style inside the cage, and his often bizarre behaviour outside of it. The latest display of his out-of-cage antics occured at the official press conference for UFC Fight Night 98, which will go down in Mexico City, Mexico this Saturday night. On the evening’s...

Oct 27, 2016 12:23 pm

Teammate Diego Sanchez weighs-in on Carlos Condit’s future in MMA

MMA veteran Carlos Condit has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly 15 years now. The former interim UFC welterweight champion unfortunately is in the midst of a 2-fight losing streak that saw him drop a controversial split decision to Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 195 in a performance that many thought...

Oct 18, 2016 5:09 pm

Diego Sanchez returns at UFC Fight Night 93: Mexico City

Diego Sanchez will return to the octagon for at least one more fight when he takes on Polish leg-lock specialist Marcin Held on November 5 and UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City. Sanchez is coming off of the first knockout loss of his career after Joe Lauzon made quick work of him in the...

Jul 9, 2016 4:36 pm

UFC 200 Results: Joe Lauzon TKO’s Diego Sanchez in round 1

A lightweight bout between veterans Diego Sanchez (26-9 MMA) and Joe Lauzon (26-11 MMA) capped off tonight’s UFC 200 Fight Pass prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Diego presses forward but eats a jab. Nice kick to the body from Diego. He charges forward and lands an uppercut. Lauzon is pressing the action....

Jul 6, 2016 7:51 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon & Diego Sanchez share a special moment before UFC 200

Diego Sanchez & Joe Lauzon are known to be two of the biggest fan favorite fighters. In addition, whenever both men step into the Octagon, fans know that they are in for a treat. During fight-week, Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez gave a tandem interview, and had nothing but respect for one another. Check out...

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 21, 2016 12:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Diego Sanchez and BJ Penn use this Off Vertical Axis Rotational Device to sharpen their skills

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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....