Archive: diego sanchez

Jun 7, 2014 6:59 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Pettis Earns Decision Win Against Meza

The fans are used to more exciting performances from the Pettis Family, but tonight was still impressive for Sergio Pettis. He was able to take minimal punishment while landing what he needed to win. It may not have been the most exciting victory, but it was very strategic. Even though the first round did not...

Jun 7, 2014 6:33 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Benoist Picks Up First Win Since 2011 Against Voelker

Prior to this evening, neither Lance Benoist or Bobby Voelker had won since 2011. Benoist has been on a hiatus since 2012 and signed up for his first fight in two years tonight. Voelker suffered three consecutive UFC losses in 2013 and was looking to pick up a win. Ring rust was a factor for...

Jun 7, 2014 6:02 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Jorgensen Wrestles His Way to Victory Against Martinez

Scott Jorgensen has won for the first time since 2012. Danny Martinez fought wild in the first round and he paid for it. He opened up the first round with an impressive output of strikes, finding success with his lunging left hand. Martinez started relying on his wild left hand to land often which left...

Jun 7, 2014 5:32 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Tuck Makes Lindsey Tap Out from Strikes in Round 3

Jake Lindsey and Jon Tuck kicked off the preliminary portion of tonight’s “UFC Fight Night” card on Fox Sports 1. Jon Tuck was impressive in his performance tonight, considering he let Jake Lindsey dictate where the fight went. Lindsey often tried to force Tuck against the fence so he could work for a takedown, but...


Jun 7, 2014 4:55 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Cummins Proves Himself by Finishing Narvaez In Round 2

Upon his signing and debut, it was obvious that Patrick Cummins was a product of the ‘UFC Hype Machine’. He was doomed for disaster right from the start against Daniel Cormier and he put on a much better showing tonight against Roger Narvaez. Their bout opened up tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event and their preliminary...

Jun 7, 2014 12:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Live Results

Tonight on FOX Sports 1, former UFC lightweight champion Ben ‘Smooth’ Henderson returns to action against relatively unknown lightweight standout Rustam Khabilov. If you can’t make tonight’s broadcast, or just want to catch up on some results, you’ve come to the right place. Starting at 4:30/7:30 PM PT/ET we will be providing live results from...

Jun 7, 2014 11:16 am

Ross Pearson: ‘Diego Sanchez Has No Way To Finish Me’

“Ya I am a fan of his warrior spirit. When Diego Sanchez fights I’ll watch. I’m here to watch him. He’s entertaining and he comes to scrap, that’s what I like about him. I want to test myself against how I’ll handle the pressure from Diego Sanchez.” “I don’t think he’s got the power to...

Jun 6, 2014 3:45 pm

‘Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Weigh-In Results

Today the ‘UFC Fight Night 42’ competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made their contracted weight, including main event competitors, Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET) Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) Ross Pearson (155.5)...

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 6:48 am

Diego Sanchez Picks Melendez to Beat Anthony Pettis

Diego Sanchez is never shy when it comes to his predictions for fights, especially fights that he will be participating in. When he chooses, a common theme always seems to be fighters that leave everything in the Octagon and, win or lose, put on an outstanding performance for the fans (very much like his own...

Jun 6, 2014 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis: “I’m not a little boy anymore”

“That fight taught me a lot. No one likes to lose, but as Duke (Roufus) always says, ‘Losing is like your medicine. Don’t be bitter, get better.’ I learned a lot in that fight. It was my first time in deep waters and I froze up and made a mistake. Caceres capitalized on it and...

Jun 6, 2014 5:24 am

Dodson Willing To Give T.J. Dillashaw A Rematch

“I know how much it sucks to lose to somebody, so if [Dillashaw] ever wants to run that back, we could. T.J. made our whole season look amazing. He walked out there and said, ‘Hey, I came from ‘The Ultimate Fighter 14,’ and everybody on that season is doing phenomenal, and he’s doing the best...

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...

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 am

Diego Sanchez Comments On Beef Tartare Incident: ‘you’re an idiot sometimes’

Diego Sanchez managed to get himself on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 card. He’ll face fellow TUF alumni Ross Pearson in front of his home crowd when the UFC goes to Albuquerque, NM for the first time. Sanchez is coming off of a rather disappointing and lackluster performance. He lost to Myles Jury via...

Jun 3, 2014 4:59 am

Diego Sanchez Wants to Unleash The Nightmare on Ross Pearson

Diego Sanchez is nothing short of entertaining inside the Octagon, but he’s looking to bounce back from back-to-back losses inside the Octagon this Saturday against Ross Pearson. The Dream, formerly known as The Nightmare, joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his upcoming bout during the UFC’s first trip to Albuquerque, Sanchez’ home...

May 23, 2014 5:05 am

Ross Pearson Terrorizing Pads – OUCH!

It’s almost fight night for Ross Pearson and he looks ready. The TUF winner faces off with Diego Sanchez on June 7. The Caption reads, “Pad session with Stu feeling sharpe & ready to fight”