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Victory over Diego Brandao paramount for Conor McGregor

In one of the most highly-anticipated cards of 2014 thus far, outspoken featherweight Conor McGregor will finally have the opportunity to perform on the sport’s biggest stage in front of his fellow countrymen when he enters the octagon to face Diego Brandao in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland. Just two fights into his first UFC contract, McGregor...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Takes Controversial Win Over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 (Video Highlights)

After two straight losses, it’s officially Yes Cartwheel time again for Diego Sanchez (pictured). “Dream” took a highly controversial split decision win over Ross Pearson Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42. When the dust settled on their shootout, Sanchez was handed a (27-30, 30-27, 29-28) victory. I always love seeing 30-27 scores on a split decision. However, having 30-27 in...
Via 5thRound.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez meets Myles Jury at UFC 171 in Dallas

UFC 171 has received another stellar addition as Ultimate Fighter season one winner Diego Sanchez gets back in action against undefeated prospect Myles Jury at the March 15 show in Dallas. UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Thursday . Undefeated lightweight Myles Jury gets his toughest challenge yet at UFC 171 in Dallas against FOTN collector Diego Sanchez. -- UFC News (...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez inks new multi-fight deal, eyeing March return at UFC 171

Diego Sanchez is coming off what could be the Fight of the Year against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166 in October. UFC president Dana White was super impressed with his performance afterward and now the tough-as-nails lightweight will likely be seeing the effect in his wallet. Sanchez signed a new multi-fight contract with the UFC recently, according to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

McGregor: Sanchez= “guacamole brain”

There's no disputing that Conor McGregor and Diego Sanchez would put on an epic fight in the UFC. But on Twitter their beef has become a bit of a mismatch – mostly because of McGregor's willingness to fight dirty. The brash Irishman referred to Sanchez, who happens to be of Mexican descent, as "guacamole brain" during a Twitter tête-à-tête last week. @DiegoSanchezUFC...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

McGregor wants Sanchez in return

One-and-a-half months after surgery to address a torn ACL and meniscus tear in his left knee, Conor McGregor comes bounding into a room awaiting his arrival. He has no limp, no brace, no noticeable sign that he is nursing an injury that sidetracks most athletes for up to a year. He is wearing a blue suit with a blue and red checkerboard shirt, a polka-dot tie and pocket square. His...
Via Fox Sports
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Discusses When He Will Return, Fighting Diego Sanchez, Miesha Tate/Ronda Rousey Tweet And More

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor was last seen in action on UFC Fight Night 26 in August when he defeated Max Holloway by unanimous decision. After the fight a lot of hype was surrounding McGregor. People were saying he could be the next big thing in the UFC and could be the first ever European champion in the organization. Then tragedy happened as McGregor had stated after the Holloway...
Via Between The Ropes
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Full fight video of Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

A lot of fight fans are asking for the full fight video of Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez from UFC 166 so here is the link to the full fight.http://fightvideo.mmaktfo.com/2013/10/gilbert-melendez-vs-diego-sanchez-fight.htmlSome say it is the Fight of the Year but I don't think so. The third and final round was great with both fighters trading and eating punches but the first...
Via D Wizzle's World
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Only Fighter To Miss Weight

Diego Sanchez missed weight on Friday for the first time in his career when he came in at 158 lbs, two pounds over the lightweight limit.  The Ultimate Fighter winner is coming off a year absence due to injury and was previously competing at 170 lbs ever since his lightweight title lose to BJ Penn.  Sanchez said on Twitter that he started his fight camp at 206 lbs. A fifty pound...
Via Tito Couture
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Sanchez Says He Made A Mistake In His Distilled Water Cut, Could Not Lose Extra 2lb

During last nights UFC on Fuel TV 8 weigh -ins Diego Sanchez came in at 158lbs, two pounds over the divisional limit and was forced to give up 20% of his fight purse to his opponent Takanori Gomi. As his last fight purse was $100,000 (50k to show and 50k to win), 20% of that would be a significant chunk to lose.  Sanchez was given the option to lose the excess weight but looked...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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