386 Search Results for diego sanchez

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Pearson Wants Bonnar-Griffin Performance In This Weekend’s Sanchez Fight

“I want it to be a Stephan Bonnar-Forrest Griffin fight. I want it to be better than the Clay Guida fight, better than the Gilbert Melendez fight. I’m coming here to state my case in the UFC lightweight division.” UFC lightweight fighter and TUF winner, Ross Pearson is looking to make an impression to the...

Jun 5, 2014 5:02 am

Sanchez Following The ‘Matt Brown Blueprint’ In Upcoming Ross Pearson Bout

Video: Sanchez: Dream come true to fight in Albuquerque Diego Sanchez is currently readying for his hometown fight this weekend against fellow TUF winner, Ross Pearson. Diego Sanchez on fighting in his hometown after being in the UFC for so long: “It feels like I’ve come full circle, after all those battles. I’ve had 20 fights...

Mar 28, 2014 8:49 pm

McGregor Calls Aldo ‘Basic’, Blasts Sanchez, Swanson, Poirier, More

By Evan Stoumbelis Featherweight Conor McGregor may not have stepped in the Octagon to fight recently, since August to be exact, however that hasn’t stopped him from trying to pick fights outside of the Octagon with his fellow UFC peers. McGregor went on a rant (transcribed by) MMAFighting.com about several of his UFC peers including, featherweight...

Mar 28, 2014 5:22 pm

Pearson vs. Sanchez Added To Fight Night 43

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF winner Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is set to face MMA veteran Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerque New Mexico on June 7th. The card will be headlined by Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. TUF 1 middleweight winner Diego Sanchez has had difficulty finding success in the Octagon...

Mar 15, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC 171 Results: Jury Beats a Bloodied Sanchez In a Decision

Myles Jury remains undefeated inside the octagon. Myles Jury took control of the fight early on and landed strikes in a very technical manner. He made sure that his back was never up against the fence, a spot where Sanchez usually excels in. Jury outstruck Sanchez in the first round heavily and landed a takedown...

Nov 8, 2013 11:04 am

Melendez Open For ‘Easy Money’ Rematch Against ‘Delusional’ Sanchez

“I feel like he got hit a lot. If he’s saying it was a draw I think he’s a little delusional. You gotta say what you gotta say when you lose to keep yourself in the right mentality and feel like you’re still relevant, to campaign for yourself. I could have went two more rounds....

Oct 19, 2013 11:29 pm

Dana White Confirms Melendez Back In “The Mix” With Victory Over Sanchez

In front of a sold out crowd at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez put on a Fight of the Year Candidate that brought everyone in the arena to their feet. While unranked Diego Sanchez rose to the occasion and impressed the crowd and UFC brass alike, Gilbert Melendez was...

Mar 4, 2013 5:05 pm

PHOTO | Gomi Broke Hand In First Round Against Sanchez At UFC On Fuel 8 | UFC NEWS

As if losing a controversial split decision to Diego Sanchez this past weekend wasn’t enough, Takanori Gomi also suffered a broken right hand in the first round of the bout. This means Gomi delivered what many consider the most exceptional performance of his career, with a handicapped hand. Gomi posted a picture of his broken...

Mar 1, 2013 10:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-In Results: Sanchez Missed The Mark | UFC NEWS

In what will be Sanchez’s first bid back down at lightweight, following an unsuccessful title challenge against BJ Penn, Diego missed the mark and came in heavy for his fight against Takanori Gomi. The Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner, packed his bags and moved up to welterweight following his title defeat, but as of late...

Feb 5, 2018 5:54 am

Bellator reportedly eyeing another big name welterweight in Jon Fitch

As the home of stars like Rory MacDonald, Douglas Lima, Andrey Koreshkov, Paul Daley, Lorenz Larkin, and Fernando Gonzales, Bellator’s welterweight division is arguably its best division outright. From the sounds of it, this stacked division could get a little bit better soon, as former World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and long-time UFC contender...

Jan 26, 2018 7:03 pm

Al Iaquinta is Happy With New Deal, “Very few people know their worth.”

Not many fighters have been so vocal about how unhappy they are with their UFC contracts after a fight as Al Iaquinta has been after his last few fights. But it sounds like “Ragin’” Al has negotiated a deal that he can fight happily under. He explained when talking to ESPN.com: “After my last fight...

Jan 24, 2018 11:15 am

Ahead of scrap with Carlos Condit, Matt Brown updates on retirement plans

Originally, Matt Brown was expected to retire after his last fight – a brutal, elbow-induced knockout of the veteran Diego Sanchez. Instead, however, Brown has put his retirement plans on hold. The fan favorite welterweight is now scheduled for a scrap with the similarly entertaining Carlos Condit on April 14 at UFC on Fox 29....

Jan 18, 2018 4:36 pm

A Violent Welterweight Scrap is Slated for Mid-April UFC Fight Night

Carlos Condit: A calculated buzzsaw of a kickboxer. Matt Brown: A relentless muay thai brawler incapable of being counted out or having a bad fight. Somehow, some way, these two have never fought each other before. Call it just coincidence, or perhaps the universe knowing that we simply weren’t ready for the amount of violence...

Jan 15, 2018 11:01 am

Three big bouts in the works for UFC 223 in Brooklyn

On April 7, the UFC will make its second stop in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 223. Although this card is still some distance away, it’s already coming together. Over the last few days, three new bouts have been targeted for the event, and they’re all solid additions. The first of these new matchups, which was...

Jan 3, 2018 5:13 pm

Matt Brown Names the Opponent that Would Help Postpone His Retirement

November 11, 2017: The event was UFC Fight Night 120 from Norfolk, Virginia. Matt Brown went up against The Ultimate Fighter season one winner, Diego Sanchez in what everyone expected to be Brown’s last fight. However, after defeating Sanchez with a sensational elbow knockout, Brown has been on the fence about calling it a career. At...

Dec 26, 2017 3:34 pm

VIDEO | Rumble Johnson Looks Back on His 3 Favorite UFC Fights of All-Time

At one point and time, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had some of the most feared hands in MMA. We haven’t seen Rumble since he lost to Daniel Cormier for the second time at UFC 210 back in April. It was the fight where he announced his retirement from MMA. He hasn’t returned yet, although a big...

Nov 28, 2017 7:40 am

Report: Ricardo Lamas gets new opponent for UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg

Originally, long-time UFC featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas was expected to rematch former champion Jose Aldo at UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg. When Frankie Edgar was forced out of his UFC 218 featherweight title fight with champ Max Holloway, however, Aldo was pulled from his fight with Lamas, and...

Nov 22, 2017 7:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn updates on his future in MMA

Back in June of this year, former UFC lightweight champion and all-around MMA legend BJ Penn made his latest return to cage opposite Germany’s Dennis Siver. While Penn nearly finished Siver in the second round, he ultimately came up short in this comeback bout, losing a majority decision. Now several months removed from this loss,...

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am

UFC Norfolk salaries: Andrei Arlovski and Matt Brown earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC returned to our screens with the action-packed UFC Norfolk card. In the main event of this thrilling card, dangerous lightweight contender Dustin Poirier took out a former champion in Anthony Pettis, scoring a bizarre stoppage with a body triangle mid way through a bloody third round. In the co-main event, meanwhile,...

Nov 12, 2017 4:27 pm

VIDEO | Who did it better Mike Perry or Matt Brown?

¿Quién gana el premio al codazo del año, Mike Perry o Matt Brown? Acá les dejo los dos. Cc: @PlatinumPerry @IamTheImmortal pic.twitter.com/L8QZWMhuSV — Fanáticos del MMA GT (@fanaticosMMAGT) November 12, 2017 UFC welterweight Matt Brown scored a violent knockout victory over Diego Sanchez in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight card in Norfolk,...