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Tuesday, 04/30/2013, 05:46 pm

Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 164


UFC lightweight, Diego Sanchez has made it official that his next fight will take place on August 31st, at UFC 164 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

“I talked to Joe Silva yesterday, and he penciled me in for Aug. 31,”

No opponent has been signed to face Sanchez  who is coming off of a split-decision win over Takanori Gomi at UFC on FUEL TV 8 back in March. With that win, and his past credentials at lightweight, it is likely that Sanchez will receive a top-10 opponent.

Sanchez did however reflect on the long known fact that the 155-pound division is a stacked one:

“There are so many good fights in that division that I couldn’t narrow it down to one,”

Sanchez will surely be looking for a statement win and the as the five-time ‘Fight of the Night’ winner seeks to once again climb the lightweight ladder as he once did, dropping a title fight to B.J. Penn at UFC 107, his last bout at lightweight before his return against Gomi.

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6 Responses to “Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 164”

  1. MMAFan says:

    Diego doesn’t look as fit or as motivated as he was. When he fought Guida and BJ Penn, his cardio wasn’t an issue. Now he’s struggling to make weight.

  2. The Way Of The Dutchman says:

    If it wasn’t for the moronic judges he would be 0-3 in his last 3 fights. Kampmann was robbed and Gomi too

  3. BB says:

    sanchez penn 2 ? 😀

  4. Ddddddd says:

    About to find out if Diego is relevent anymore.

  5. Jyoung says:

    I would like to see a fight between him and Nate Diaz. He’s been calling him out for months now, make it happen.

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