494 Search Results for diego sanchez

Aug 26, 2014 12:40 pm

Ellenberger-Gastelum, Sanchez-Parke Added to UFC 180 In Mexico

The UFC’s top Mexican fighters are hitting Mexico City this November with “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum”. UFC officials announced the addition of some intriguing bouts during today’s press-conference. (Replay HERE) In lightweight action, Diego Sanchez will face Norman Park, and in welterweight action Kelvin Gastelum will take on Jake Ellenberger. The two bouts will...

Jun 20, 2014 6:10 am

New Mexico Will Not Overturn Sanchez vs. Pearson Decision

  After a meeting on Wednesday, the New Mexico Athletic Commission made a ruling on the controversial decision from the Diego Sanchez vs Ross Pearson bout. They ruled that…The decision will stand. That’s right Sanchez will get to keep his shiny W in his win column. The fight, which took place at UFC Fight Night...

Jun 19, 2014 5:30 am

Pearson Discusses Controversial Sanchez Fight: ‘I was conviced I won’

“I was convinced I won that fight pretty easily and it was going to the judges’ decision with Bruce Buffer calling the victory for me. When they called it out, I felt like I was hit by Brazil all over again.”   Pearson on if getting the win bonus takes the sting off losing: “Without a...

Jun 11, 2014 6:42 am

White Gives Ross Pearson Win Bonus Following Controversial Sanchez Loss

“Diego lost that fight,” White told UFC.com Tuesday. “The judge who judged that fight should never be judging fights again. He never should be judging fights of this caliber, he needs to go back down into the amateurs and really learn how to judge a fight. First of all, you gave every round to Diego,...

Jun 10, 2014 5:11 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Pearson vs. Sanchez

UFC President Dana White broke his silence on arguably the worst judging decision in MMA history: Ross Pearson vs. Diego Sanchez. The bout took place this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42, and Pearson dominated all three rounds, however when the decision was read, it was in favor of Diego Sanchez. Dana White spoke...

Jun 9, 2014 9:39 am

Ross Pearson Officially Appeals Decision Loss To Sanchez

On the heels of arguably one of the worst decisions in MMA history, The Telgraph has reported that Ross Pearson and head coach Eric Del Fierro have officially filed a complaint with the New Mexico Athletic Commission as well as filed an appeal with the commission. Unless the commission uncovers any foul play or conspiracy...

Jun 9, 2014 5:35 am

Diaz Camp Responds: ‘Diego Not Important, Lucky For Ret@rded Judges’

“Diego isn’t important enough to warrant a response. He should count his lucky stars two retarded judges were watching Oprah reruns while he was fighting and then handed him a win.” That’s not nice… In a recent statement made to MMAMAnia.com, Mike Kogan, the manager of Nathan Diaz discussed the recent call outs made by...

Jun 8, 2014 2:27 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Pearson vs. Sanchez Decision

Last night the world erupted with controversy following a bad judges decision in favor of Diego Sanchez. BJPENN.COM has compiled the reactions of several notable pro-fighters and MMA insiders so you can get a glimpse of Saturday’s Hangover. Check it: I think Ross Pearson just crushed that fight — Louis Smolka (@LASTSAMURAIMMA) June 8, 2014...

Jun 8, 2014 1:55 pm

Following Crazy Pearson Win, Sanchez Calls Out Nate Diaz (Again)

“With that victory, I want to put a challenge out to Nate Diaz. Diaz-Diego, let’s do this in Mexico. Stop being a crybaby crying about not getting enough money. Be a real fighter and fight because you love to fight. Fight me. See if you can hang with this. Come on, Dana (White), make it...

Jun 6, 2014 3:30 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Ross Pearson: “I’m Far More Technical Than Diego”

There are several exciting fights on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov card, and one bout that has plenty of “Fight of the Night” potential is a lightweight clash between Ross Pearson (15-6-1, 7-3-1 UFC) and Diego Sanchez (24-7, 13-7 UFC). And while Diego Sanchez often brings a certain level of grit, intensity...

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...