Archive: diego sanchez

Oct 29, 2014 12:43 pm

“Conor McGregor Don’t Want None”

“I’ve really given it some considerable thought of dropping to 145 just to fight him. That’s how much I would love to fight this guy, five rounds. I’ll fight him Ireland. I’ll fight him in freakin’ anywhere. I’ll fight him in Mexico, maybe on that next Mexico card. I don’t care. He says he wants...

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 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...

Oct 24, 2014 11:48 am

NIGHTMARE! Sanchez Joins Velasquez, Lauzon On UFC 180 Sidelines

Earlier this week it was revealed that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 main event bout against Fabricio Werdum. Prior to that, main-card fighter Joe Lauzon was forced out of his bout against Diego Sanchez with a knee injury, leaving his opponent, Diego Sanchez without an opponent. Now it...


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 5, 2014 10:29 am

PHOTOS | Hilarious Fan Made Posters For Lauzon vs. Sanchez

It was announced on Friday that Joe Lauzon would be stepping in for Norman Parke at UFC 180 to face Diego Sanchez. Given the fact that both Lauzon and Sanchez both put on extremely exciting, and bloody fights, members of The UnderGround began making hilarious fight posters. Check out some of the best below:

Oct 3, 2014 9:52 am

Lauzon replaces Parke, meets Sanchez at UFC 180

Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke, and will now meet Diego Sanchez at November’s UFC 180 event in Mexico City. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier today. Joe Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut, where he scored a...

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

Sep 17, 2014 9:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Norman Parke And Diego Sanchez Trade Barbs On Twitter

Norman Parke and Diego Sanchez have been trading verbal shots at one another for some time, and will likely continue to do so until they meet in the Octagon on November 15th at UFC 180 in Mexico. The pair has taken their feud to Twitter recently. @DiegoSanchezUFC u gona try and take me down !!...

Sep 15, 2014 8:53 am

Sanchez Fires Back At ‘Pillow Punching’ Norman Parke

Diego Sanchez and Norman Parke are set to go to war at UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum on November 15th in Mexico. As is becoming commonplace in the MMA world now, Sanchez and Parke have begun trash talking one another. The beef started with Parke saying he would kick Sanchez head clean off. This prompted...

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...

Aug 26, 2014 12:44 pm

STAREDOWNS! Fighters Mean Mug South Of The Border For UFC 180

Earlier today, from Mexico City, the UFC made their first promotional stop in anticipation of their upcoming UFC 180 event featuring Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title. The staredowns were good, here’s more. Sanchez vs. Parke: Ellenberger vs. Gastelum:

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...

Aug 21, 2014 10:58 am

Bendo: ‘I’m a sinner, and I need Christ in my life’

“I definitely think about quite a bit. It’s something I take pride in being as real as possible. I love Christ, I love being a Christian. It’s very hard sometimes making the right choice or making the right decisions, but I enjoy it and I like it. That’s who I am. I’m not going to...

Jul 29, 2014 4:41 pm

Diego Sanchez Fires Back At McGregor, Wants To Fight Notorious

Diego Sanchez responded to some harsh comments made by UFC’s Conor McGregor, who called Sanchez a “brain-dead, stuttering fool.” who “belongs in Bellator with the rest of the has-beens.” Sanchez fired back via Submission Radio. “I would love to fight this guy and he said he’d like to fight me too, so I definitely think...

Jul 28, 2014 3:47 pm

Dan Hardy Wants To Return To The UFC And Retire Diego Sanchez

Dan Hardy hasn’t seen action inside the Octagon since 2012 when he KO’d Duane Ludwig, and then picked up a unanimous decision win over Amir Sadollah. After the bout it was discovered that Hardy suffers from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, which is a heart condition that essentially means Hardy has an extra electrical conduction pathway in his...

Jul 20, 2014 4:34 pm

Norman Parke Wants Headliner In Belfast, Diego Sanchez Bout

“We just asked Dana that at the end of the bout. He said, ‘Yeah, there’s a possibility.’ He said they’re looking at their options. That would be a great opportunity for me to headline or co-main event. The last time they were there was 2007, so that’s a long time ago. That would be great...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jun 30, 2014 6:35 am

Jury agrees to fight Diaz, Nate still waiting for his money

Surging UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is looking for a fight that will boost him into title contention. Apparently, the UFC has offered “Fury” a match against former lightweight title contender Nate Diaz. However, the Stockton Slugger has yet to sign on the dotted line. With that said, Jury took to his twitter yesterday...

Jun 21, 2014 11:12 am

UFC Fight Night 42 Fighters Test Clean For Drugs

The New Mexico Athletic Commission has cleared all ‘UFC Fight Night: Albuquerque’ from their drug screenings for banned substances. A list of fighters testes is unknown. ‘UFC Fight night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ took place on June 7 and aired on FOX Sports 1.

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 13, 2014 6:15 am

QUICK TWITT | Jason High Comments On UFC Release: ‘Push Steroids, Not Refs’

Former UFC welterweight turned lightweight made a critical error last Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42 when he pushed a referee. (Replay HERE) He was immediately released from the UFC, and following that release and all the PED fall-out in the UFC, High took to twitter with the following: Push steroids, not referees. #NOTED —...

Jun 13, 2014 6:14 am

Salary Report: Diego Sanchez Tops ;UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Payroll

The final payroll is in for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov. Diego Sanchez was the nights top earner with $140,000 (including his win bonus), while Benson Henderson came with the second-most amount at $90,000 (including his win bonus). One interesting (and extremely appropriate) thing I would like to point out is that Ross Pearson...

Jun 11, 2014 9:48 am

Caraway Coach Explains/Defends Fish Hooking Incident

“I think if it happened to anybody, it would’ve gotten a mention. It’s an abnormal thing. But if a guy gets kicked in the groin in the first round and then gets knocked out in the second, you don’t see people writing headlines like, ‘Groin kick comes before knockout.’ Bryan Caraway Fish Hooks Perez Before...