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Jul 19, 2013 1:32 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cesar Gracie On Why Anderson Is Going To Start Losing More, Rousey vs. Tate II, and Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Famed BJJ coach and longtime fan favorite of BJPenn.com, Cesar Gracie, joined our own Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews on Wednesday night’s episode (July 17th) of BJPenn.com Radio. Cesar is a staple in the training circles of the MMA community, he’s the head of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in California, and he has...

Jul 5, 2013 11:05 am

Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 166

Another great match-up has been added to the UFC’s return to Houston, TX on October 19 for UFC 166. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez is set to take on Ultimate Fighter 1 winner and former challenger for the UFC Lightweight Championship, Diego “The Dream” Sanchez. Formerly reported for a UFC event in...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...


Apr 30, 2013 5:46 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...

Mar 5, 2013 9:30 am

Chris Leben Thinks Diego Sanchez Has Had Too Much Greg Jackson | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez made his return to lightweight last weekend with a disappointing performance and split decision win over Takanori Gomi. In the fight, he was certainly not the Diego we’ve all come to enjoy watching. After winning three consecutive Fight Of The Night honors, Diego’s ultra-aggressive style seemed to be missing. UFC middleweight veteran Chris...

Feb 28, 2013 10:02 am

Diego Sanchez Gets “Dream” Fight In Japan This Weekend | UFC NEWS

“Coming to Japan was always a great goal and a dream of mine growing up, fighting through King of the Cage,” Diego Sanchez said at the UFC on FUEL TV 8 Pre-Fight Press Conference on Feb. 28 in Japan. Sanchez (23-5) is slated to fight Takanori Gomi (34-8) March 3 at UFC on FUEL TV...

Dec 12, 2012 7:34 pm

Diego Sanchez Meets Takanori Gomi at UFC: on Fuel TV 8 | UFC News

  UFC fighter Diego Sanchez (23-5) has announced via his twitter that he is fighting Takanori Gomi (34-8, 1 NC) in Japan. The fight will likely take place at the UFC’s March card that is slated for Japan after a successful venture their last February. Here is Sanchez’s tweet announcing the fight: This is Sanchez’s...

Nov 24, 2012 8:36 am

Quick Twitt | Diego Sanchez Hints At Gomi Booking | UFC NEWS

Looks like “The Nightmare” turned “The Dream”, Diego Sanchez is set on making his way back down to the UFC’s lightweight division. The Greg Jackson trained fighter went on a great lightweight run in his last divisional appearance but was halted by then champion BJ Penn and decided he’s better suited as a welterweight. As...

Aug 9, 2012 8:17 am

Diego Sanchez Reaches Out to WWE Star

WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan noted in several media interviews that his inspiration for the “YES!” chants was UFC fighter Diego Sanchez. In a new interview with OpposingViews.com, Sanchez says Bryan is supporting him in a way and he has his back. Diego expressed interest in working with Bryan as his team has reached out to...

Aug 8, 2012 5:05 pm

Diego Sanchez Critical Of His Training Partners And Their Boring Fights | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez recently announced he is moving from welterweight to lightweight.  Sanchez revealed his thoughts on his Jackson MMA teamamtes, Clay Guida and Carlos Condit‘s  most recent performance during an interview with MMAhour on Monday stating both sucked and felt Nick Diaz won over Condit. “I thought both of those fights sucked.” “My coaches might...

Aug 6, 2012 12:13 pm

Diego Sanchez Planning Return To Lightweight | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez tweets he is moving back to lightweight for his next UFC scrap shortly after he tweets a wishful rematch with BJ Penn.   Diego’s twitter page shows he is working to get down to 155 pounds and starting a vegetarian diet.  The motivation to get back in the cage and compete again via twitter...

Feb 14, 2012 2:29 pm

Photo: Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger Stare Off | UFC on Fuel TV 1

UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska tomorrow from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event.   Read More: UFC on Fuel TV 1, Jake Ellenberger (News), Diego Sanchez (News)

Jan 24, 2012 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Sanchez: “I would kick Nick Diaz’s a** again”

“Man, everybody out there, straight up, I don’t like to hear this crap about Nick Diaz. I’m hearing this stuff on Sherdog, ‘Oh Diego Sanchez and Nick Diaz…gotta pick Nick Diaz, that was a long time ago and he’s gotten so much better.’ You know what man, we’ve all gotten better. Styles make fights! I’m...

Oct 26, 2011 1:44 pm

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...

Sep 5, 2011 1:38 pm

Diego Sanchez Out Against Hughes With Broken Hand

UFC welterweight fighter, Diego Sanchez, has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 135 matchup with Matt Hughes, due to a broken hand suffered during training. The news comes straight from Dana White, just moments ago and as confirmed by the company president, a search for a replacement is currently underway. No word on the...

Nov 21, 2015 10:13 pm

UFC FN 78 results: Ricardo Lamas dominates Sanchez, wins via decision

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 78, Ricardo Lamas put on a spectacular performance against Diego Sanchez. Lamas battered Sanchez over the course of the three rounds, ultimately severely damaging the lead leg of Sanchez and limiting his mobility. While Sanchez showed tremendous heart as always, the pace and precision of Lamas ultimately...

May 27, 2015 8:18 am

WATCH! ‘El Nino’ Puts On FOTY Performance Against Sanchez (Full Fight)

‘Two of the UFC’s most exciting lightweights square off when Gilbert Melendez meets Diego Sanchez. Melendez is coming off a split-decision title loss to champ Benson Henderson and will do whatever it takes to keep this one out of the judges hands. Catch Melendez’s upcoming fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188.’ via- UFC WATCH!...