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Ricardo Lamas Defeats Diego Sanchez By Decision At UFC Fight Night 78

Ricardo Lamas left Diego Sanchez practically fighting on one leg in the second half of this bout at UFC Fight Night 78 after a vicious low leg kick took it’s toll, helping pave the way to a solid unanimous decision victory. Round One: Lamas throws out an early head kick that comes up short. He […]
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Kelvin Gastelum looks ready, Diego Sanchez looks slim at UFC Fight Night weigh-ins

MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 20: Kelvin Gastelum of the United States weighs in during the UFC weigh-in at the Arena Monterrey on November 20, 2015 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 20: Diego Sanchez of the United States weighs in during the UFC weigh-in at the Arena Monterrey on November 20, 2015 in...
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Ricardo Lamas: Every time you hit Diego Sanchez, he comes back harder

Ricardo Lamas almost couldn't believe it when he was offered a fight with Diego Sanchez for Saturday's UFC Fight Night card on FS1. The featherweight contender never imagined a man who entered the UFC by winning a middleweight tournament on TUF 1 could ever get down to 145 pounds."My initial thought, to be honest, was 'is he really going to make 145 pounds?' It's no something I ever...
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Diego Sanchez: 'Some people call me the last man standing'

MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 18: Diego Sanchez holds an open workout for fans and media at Nave Lewis-Parque Fundidora on November 18, 2015 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLCIt's been nearly 11 years since "The Ultimate Fighter" first debuted but from the coaches to the competitors, the only person left still...
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Diego Sanchez Admits Dropping To 145lbs Is Hard With 12lbs Still To Cut

Diego Sanchez is looking to start afresh by dropping down to the featherweight division for the first time this coming weekend at UFC Fight Night 78 in Mexico, but even before he steps into the Octagon he’s facing a big fight just to make weight. Speaking to MMAjunkie yesterday, the 33 year-old Sanchez admitted that […]
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Diego Sanchez inspired by Conor McGregor to move down to featherweight

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - JUNE 07: Diego Sanchez celebrates after the conclusion of his lightweight fight against Ross Pearson during the UFC Fight Night event at Tingley Coliseum on June 7, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLCWhen Diego Sanchez steps on the scale this Friday to weigh in for his bout against...
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Diego Sanchez Drops To Featherweight To Face Ricardo Lamas At TUF Latin America 2 Finale

Diego Sanchez will drop down to the UFC’s featherweight division for his next fight against Ricardo Lamas at the TUF: Latin America 2 finale in Mexico on November 21st. Sanchez first arrived in the UFC via TUF season 1 where he became the first ever ‘Ultimate Fighter’ competing in the middleweight division. Since then he’s competed frequently at both welterweight and lightweight...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Blames Food Poisoning for UFC 171 Loss

UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez (pictured) didn’t appear to be himself in Saturday’s unanimous decision defeat to Myles Jury at UFC 171. And no, I’m not just referring to Sanchez’s gaudy Mohawk. The creator of the infamous Yes Cartwheel claims his stomach was doing No Cartwheels after eating some funky steak tartare shortly after making weight on Friday. Sanchez believes his...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Myles Jury Outpoints Diego Sanchez At UFC 171

Myles Jury put in a controlled, assured performance tonight against Diego Sanchez at UFC 171 as he claimed a unanimous decision win. Round One: Sanchez with a low stance and tries to land a front kick to the thigh that misses. Sanchez tries a spinning kick, misses and is caught with a good strike. That gets Sanchez fired up and he motions for Jury to come forward. Jury being patient...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Signs Eight-Fight UFC Contract Extension

Guess who’s doing some YES! Cartwheels right now? Well, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez (pictured) was probably already doing them anyways, but Sanchez has real reason for joy after signing an eight-fight contract extension to remain with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Sanchez’s employment status was reported on this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight.”...
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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