Diego Sanchez

"The Dream"
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Reach: 182.88"
  • Age: 32
wins25
24% 6 Knockouts
36% 9 Submissions
40% 10 Decisions
losses7
14% 1 Knockouts
0% 0 Submissions
86% 6 Decisions
Last 5 Fights
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  • For Norman Parke, Diego Sanchez Is His Next Opponent
    July 20, 2014

    Norman Parke rose to notoriety when he became The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes champion in 2012. Now, he wants to get his hands on another former TUF winner. Parke (20-2-1) called out Diego Sanchez after earning a...

    Norman Parke rose to notoriety when he became The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes champion in 2012. Now, he wants to get his hands on another former TUF winner. Parke (20-2-1) called out Diego Sanchez after earning a second round TKO victory vs. Naoyuki Kotani Saturday at UFC Fight Night 46. The win moved Parke's unbeaten run to 11 straight fights, as the lone non-victory came earlier this year when he fought Leonardo Santos to a draw thanks to a point deduction. "Give me a Top-20 opponent net," Parke...

  • Ross Pearson’s Controversial Loss To Diego Sanchez Offered Bad Memories
    June 20, 2014

    Ross Pearson's been involved in MMA long enough to know that anything can happen when you let the fight go to the scorecards. Back in 2011, Pearson (15-7) lost a split decision to Edson Barboza in Brazil. He put...

    Ross Pearson's been involved in MMA long enough to know that anything can happen when you let the fight go to the scorecards. Back in 2011, Pearson (15-7) lost a split decision to Edson Barboza in Brazil. He put together a 3-1 mark after that defeat, but was hit again by the split decision feeling more recently. Earlier this month, the Brit lost a fight most - including UFC president Dana White - felt he won to Diego Sanchez. This one took place in New Mexico, the home of Sanchez. "I was convinced I won...

  • Diego Sanchez Cleans Up At UFC Fight Night 42
    June 13, 2014

    The decision by two of three Octagon-side judges to give Diego Sanchez the win over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 was a beneficial one for the wallet of Sanchez. The fighter earned a $70,000 win bonus, giving...

    The decision by two of three Octagon-side judges to give Diego Sanchez the win over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 was a beneficial one for the wallet of Sanchez. The fighter earned a $70,000 win bonus, giving him $140,000 for his performance. Pearson, who picked up $30,000, was also given his win bonus by UFC president Dana White, who did not agree with the decision. Complete fighter salaries, courtesy the New Mexico Athletic Commission, can be found below. Benson Henderson, a main event winner of...

  • Like A “Dream,” Diego Sanchez Pumped To Be Back Home
    June 7, 2014

    It's been over 10 years since Diego Sanchez competed in front of his Albuquerque fans. The former Ultimate Fighter winner will see his career come "full-circle" this evening when he meets Ross Pearson in the co-main...

    It's been over 10 years since Diego Sanchez competed in front of his Albuquerque fans. The former Ultimate Fighter winner will see his career come "full-circle" this evening when he meets Ross Pearson in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 42. Prior to entering TUF, Sanchez was a staple in New Mexico, winning his first 11 fights - eight of which took place in his home state. However, this marks the first time he's been able to showcase his skills inside the Octagon in Albuquerque; and he doesn't plan to...

  • Diego Sanchez Doesn’t Believe He’s Had Any Brain Trauma
    April 2, 2014

    It might surprise you to hear that Diego Sanchez doesn't believe he has taken a lot of damage during his long UFC career. Sanchez, a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, is coming off a second straight decision...

    It might surprise you to hear that Diego Sanchez doesn't believe he has taken a lot of damage during his long UFC career. Sanchez, a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, is coming off a second straight decision loss to Myles Jury this past March. He will return to action later this year at UFC Fight Night when he meets Ross Pearson. Known for his ability to go all-out, Sanchez recently told FOXSports.com that, despite many gruesome battles that have left him a bloody mess, he doesn't feel like much damage...

  • Diego Sanchez Gets His Wish, Lands Spot On UFC Fight Night 41 Opposite Ross Pearson
    March 28, 2014

    Diego Sanchez will get his wish, taking on Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 41 later this year. Sanchez posted on Twitter that he hoped for the chance to fight on the New Mexico card, as it takes place in his hometown...

    Diego Sanchez will get his wish, taking on Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 41 later this year. Sanchez posted on Twitter that he hoped for the chance to fight on the New Mexico card, as it takes place in his hometown of Albuquerque on June 7. In the main event, Benson Henderson squares off with Rustam Khabilov. Sanchez (24-7) is coming off a second straight loss to Myles Jury. He closed out 2013 with a decision defeat at the hands of Gilbert Melendez. In taking on Pearson (15-6), the fight will...