491 Search Results for diego sanchez

Jan 6, 2016 7:07 am

Diego Sanchez can’t ‘weight’ to move to 155: Another one bites the IV dust

Diego Sanchez is one of the few at his frame that moved up to middleweight and worked his way down to featherweight.  BJ Penn was another fighter that worked the heavier weight-classes fighting opponents much larger than himself. With science and diet playing more of a factor with fighters cutting a dramatic amount of weight...

Nov 25, 2015 7:00 am

Diego Sanchez offers Jose Aldo this fight advice against Conor McGregor

Diego Sanchez lost a tough decision to Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night 78 this past weekend. A bloodied Sanchez took multiple leg kicks from Lamas that nearly lead to an end to the bout, but the ever durable Sanchez stayed in the fight with Lamas for the judges to decide. Sanchez decided to tweet featherweight...

Nov 22, 2015 6:36 am

WATCH! Ricardo Lamas vs. Diego Sanchez (Highlights)

Fourth-ranked Ricardo Lamas stormed into the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 78” on Saturday evening with a point to prove: He has what it takes to hang with anybody the brass puts in front of him. Diego Sanchez may not be in his prime anymore, but he is surely a test for anybody looking to...

Nov 20, 2015 10:22 am

WATCH! Diego Sanchez goes off as fighters discuss impact of Holm’s UFC 193 win

Fighters at UFC Fight Night 78 discuss their reactions to the memorable women’s bantamweight championship bout between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. A lot of fighters were congratulatory of Holm and had words of advice and comfort for Rousey. Then there is Diego Sanchez. Words can explain his reaction, but it simply won’t do him...

Aug 12, 2015 8:22 am

Diego Sanchez Finds Inspiration In Strange Place

“All in all, the real truth, when I saw Conor McGregor drop down to 145, the guy is my size, he’s not bigger. Straight up. He is my size if not bigger. And I was like, ‘Whoa, look at this guy, he has a huge size advantage going into all of his fights.’ He has...

Aug 5, 2015 9:04 am

Diego Sanchez Makes Featherweight Debut Against Ricardo Lamas

The last TUF 1 cast member on the UFC’s roster, Diego Sanchez, will now be making another jump down in weight, this time to the featherweight division. Announced on UFC.com, Sanchez will be making his 145 lb. debut against former title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The fight will take place in Mexico at the UFC Fight...

Jul 31, 2015 10:03 am

Diego Sanchez Books First Featherweight Fight

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez is making another drop in weight and will give the featherweight division a try. The TUF season one cast member took to Twitter to let fans know that a fight has been book and the contract is in. He wasn’t able to release who or when yet, but did use the...

Jul 21, 2015 5:34 pm

Anthony Johnson: ‘I Wanted To Whoop Diego Sanchez’s As*’

“They’re hungry dude. They’re hungry. I remember when I was that age, I was the same way. I was hungry too. I remember before I even got to the UFC….nobody knows this. The Ultimate Fighter was on, that’s when they had (Josh) Koscheck, Diego Sanchez, all those guys (TUF 1). “And the way Diego was...

Jul 21, 2015 1:25 am

Diego Sanchez Calls For Dream Match Between Silva And Fedor

UFC fighter Diego Sanchez has given his thoughts on Fedor Emelianenko returning and says he wants him to fight former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. This would be perhaps the biggest fight the UFC could make, however there are some minor details that would have to be figured out first. Obviously, Fedor is not with...

Jun 30, 2015 11:25 am

Diego Sanchez Might Have Found His Next Opponent

UFC multi-weight fighter Diego Sanchez might have found his next opponent, via Twitter. It seems like fighters are trying hard to schedule their own fights these days. Guys will go back and forth on Twitter or social media, until they build it up so much that it just makes sense to go ahead and make...

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Kawajiri Is A Nobody, And He’s Scared’

  Diego Sanchez doesn’t like being told no. The UFC vet took to Twitter, because that’s what fighters do now, and expressed interest in fighting Tatuya Kawajiri. Kawajiri just beat up on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, this past Saturday and is now looking for a top 10 opponent. Unfortunately, Sanchez is not...

May 7, 2015 10:50 am

IT’S THE CHRONIC! Diego Sanchez Blames Jones’ Problems On WEED!

Diego Sanchez has had his fair share of issues with the ganja in the past. After failing a drug test way back at “UFC Fight Night 7”, Sanchez turned his life around and became a role model to the youth. No longer “The Nightmare”, “The Dream” Diego Sanchez is now celebrating a drug-free and successful...

May 3, 2015 8:56 am

Diego Sanchez: ‘Boxing Is Over, Time For UFC Takeover’

UFC lightweight, welterweight, middleweight and potential featherweight Diego Sanchez took to social media to air his thoughts on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. The UFC vet let it be known that he thinks the sport of Boxing is finished and that the UFC should ‘complete’ its takeover. What do you think? https://twitter.com/DiegoSanchezUFC/status/594881332896997376 By: Ryan C. Miller |...

May 1, 2015 2:04 am

FEATHERWEIGHT! Diego Sanchez Dropping Down to 145

“I’m going down to 145″ For the first time since 2010, Diego Sanchez will be fighting outside of the lightweight division. Sanchez has fought for the middleweight and welterweight classes in the past, but this time he will be moving down to featherweight! Sanchez has accomplished a milestone at each weight class he fought in....

Mar 27, 2015 2:48 am

McGregor says he almost fought Diego Sanchez in Mexico

Over the last few days, and over the next few more, UFC star Conor McGregor, and his upcoming opponent Jose Aldo, have been touring the globe to promote July’s UFC 189 event. During the constant media frenzy, McGregor touched on an old topic, from Dec. 2014, of when Norman Parke bailed on his Mexico City...

Feb 17, 2015 4:00 am

Diego Sanchez Reviews 50 Shades Of Grey

Thinking of going to see the new hit film, 50 Shades Grey? Diego Sanchez urges you to think again. 50 Shades of #SHITE #dontwasteyoutime — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) February 17, 2015 Real men don't dominate and abuse women—they cherish and protect them; and real women don't submit to immature fiends like Christian Grey. —...

Feb 6, 2015 10:53 am

Diego Sanchez Posts Nasty Surgery Image (Graphic)

This photo isn’t for the squeamish. UFC lightweight contender Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez just underwent surgery to repair a damaged collarbone suffered in training. And while it was just the fighters second surgery in a 15-year MMA career, it was a nasty one. Diego shares: Second surgery in 15 years of competition. #hardware #cyborg pic.twitter.com/AvI5fp0CFf —...

Jan 28, 2015 1:07 pm

Diego Sanchez Suffers Collarbone Injury, Out 4-6 Weeks

Popular UFC lightweight fighter, Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez suffered a broken collarbone in training, and was forced to go under the knife for repairs. The TUF 1 winner took to twitter with the news: Mma is a rough sport I sustained a broken collar bone Monday during mma training. Surgery was a success praying for a...

Jan 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Diego Sanchez Does Not Like Conor McGregor

… or pictures of Conor McGregor. Recently, former UFC title challenger Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez went out to enjoy a nice meal at a local establishment. And then this: pic.twitter.com/qRDERsHFRj — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 11, 2015

Jan 12, 2015 8:29 am

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez Stabs Conor McGregor Promo

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor and Diego Sanchez don’t like one another. McGregor has even offered to go up to lightweight just to fight Diego in the past. In this picture Diego Sanchez posted to Twitter, he has stabbed Conor McGregor on a UFC Fight Night Boston promo while at what appears to be...

Dec 31, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Sanchez Recovers Stolen Custom Audi S4

Most men like fast, customized rides they can call their own. Diego Sanchez is no different. Which is why when his whip got jacked earlier this week, the fan-favorite fighter took to twitter to spread awareness and offer a reward. The car was found shortly after: Now let's hope Insurance does it's job and get...

Dec 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Diego Sanchez Has Two Cars Stollen From Driveway

UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez broke some tragic news earlier today that his car, as well as his wife’s car were stollen from his driveway, just 3 short days after Christmas. Sanchez sent out the following Tweets, which included requests for help locating the stollen vehicles. What a after noon walked outside and 2 of my...

Oct 29, 2014 10:40 am

Diego Sanchez Really Wants To Beat Up Conor McGregor

“For me, if there is one fight I could have, it’s Conor McGregor. Ill go fight him in Ireland. He wants to fight in a football stadium? I’ll fight him in a football stadium. When he jumped into the spot, he started barking up the wrong dog’s alley. I’m one of the guys who laid...

Oct 22, 2014 4:36 pm

REPORT: Lauzon Joins Velasquez On UFC 180 Sidelines, Out Of Diego Sanchez Bout

If reports hold true, UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon has become the latest fighter to pull out of the UFC’s Mexico debut card of UFC 180. Lauzon was originally slated to fight Diego Sanchez on the night’s main card, and came in as a replacement opponent for Norman Parke. The reason behind Lauzon’s withdrawal is...

Oct 9, 2014 10:38 am

Dan Hardy And Diego Sanchez Engage In Twitter Beef

One of the most entertaining trash-talkers in UFC history, Dan Hardy, is angling for a comeback against Diego Sanchez, and he’s already won the first round of the mental game. Check it: @DiegoSanchezUFC @FightersOnly I can explain it to you but your obvious lack of brain cells would render my efforts useless. — Dan Hardy...

Oct 8, 2014 10:59 am

Hardy Eyeing UFC Return As Lightweight Against Diego Sanchez

“I’m looking at getting cleared the beginning of next year. I’ve spoken to a few doctors and it’s looking positive. I don’t see a reason why I wouldn’t get cleared to fight, so now, really, it’s just about getting back into training camp. Getting back into the groove of preparing for a fight.” “When I...

Oct 2, 2014 4:41 am

Conor McGregor Announces That He’s Fighting Diego Sanchez

Rising UFC star Conor McGregor is eyeing a move to lightweight and a grudge match against Diego Sanchez. The Irish fighter took to twitter, announcing the bout: I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game. Now he will pay with his career. VIVA LA EIRE!!! — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October...