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Wednesday, 10/26/2011, 01:44 pm

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Diego Sanchez Ready To Resume Training After Getting Cast Removed


Albuquerque, N.M. – Top UFC Welterweight contender Diego “The Dream” Sanchez had a cast removed from his right hand yesterday, clearing him to resume full training activities. 

Sanchez was slated to fight Matt Hughes at UFC 135 on Sept. 24 when he suffered a broken bone in his right hand on Sept. 5, forcing him out of the fight.

Even though he has been injured, Sanchez has continued to train full-time, staying in pique physical condition.

“I feel great,” Sanchez said. “In some senses, this injury has been a blessing, because I’ve been forced to train in ways and on things that I never before had thought of or considered. I truly feel as going though this injury is going to make me a better fighter in the long run.”

“I can’t wait to get back in the Octagon and compete. I think the fans will like what they see too,” he added.

No new fight has yet been scheduled for Sanchez, who holds a 25-4 career record.

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11 Comments to Diego Sanchez Ready To Resume Training After Getting Cast Removed

  1. David says:

    Pique physical condition? Are you fucking serious? Its PEAK for fuck sakes

  2. magoo says:

    Koscheck,Fitch,the loser of the BJ/Diaz fight……..what the hell am I saying?.I mean Diaz

  3. I am a simple man with simple MMA dreams. I dream of the day Sanchez rematches and defeats Kos and Fitch….That’s all I would like.

  4. David says:

    Who is henry kobasky

  5. Brandon says:

    He’s ready to eat a highkick again from BJ

  6. RCS says:

    YES! I’d like to see a Diaz rematch.YES! i’d hate to see him fight Fitch and Josh.
    YES! He should fight Rumble YES! He’d get destroyed. YES! he should be at 155.

  7. JB Spencer says:

    i like diego and i luv watchin him fight, i just hope he doesnt com out in his next fight wit his head shaved and that pudgy mid section lk he had whn he fought kampman, homeboy was lookn kinda rediculus. My boy still put on a mofkn show tho.

  8. Robert says:

    Put him against koshcheck or fitch

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