Archive: diego sanchez

Apr 2, 2014 11:10 am

Diego Sanchez: ‘I don’t get hit hard, I don’t take damage’

“To be honest, I don’t feel like I’ve been hit very hard. I think when I was fighting at 70, I took a couple hard hits and of course BJ (Penn) hit me hard, but aside from that, I think it’s more cuts than anything. I’m not taking a lot of damage, I’ve never felt...

Apr 2, 2014 9:49 am

Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallmann Pushed From UFC 173 To UFC Fight Night 43

Yves Edwards and Piotr Hallmann will have to wait a few more weeks to scrap. With UFC 173 becoming quite crowded with fights, UFC officials announced today that the lightweight matchup between Edwards and Hallmann has been removed from UFC 173, and stuck into UFC Fight Night 43 – a difference of 14 days. Edwards was once...


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 20, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Lombard Already Up To 213 Pounds From 170 Last Weekend

As part of the welterweight-heavy UFC 171 event last weekend, Hector Lombard made a win over Jake Shields look easy. The former Bellator middleweight champion, seems to have found a new spark in the UFC’s 170 pound division and he’s making weight, seemingly, with no issue. surprising enough, the American Top Team fighter, lost a...

Mar 19, 2014 7:45 pm

Confirmed: Condit Tore ACL In UFC 171 Bout

Last weekend’s UFC 171 co-main event between, Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley, ended prematurely when Condit fell to the mat suffering from an injured knee. (Replay HERE) Up until tonight, we had no clue what the diagnosis was, but now in a statement on UFC Tonight, it appears as if he tore the ACL. Here it...

Mar 19, 2014 9:55 am

Johny Hendricks Injured, Goes In For Surgery Monday

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, was right when he told the media he thought something was wrong with his arm. Apparently, it’s a torn Bicep. While appearing on Los Angeles Radio station, KROQ, this morning, the champ confirmed that he will go into surgery on Monday to repair the muscle and rehab should...

Mar 19, 2014 9:28 am

Woodley Not Happy With Rogan Commentary

“They’re punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight. Everything was, ‘Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He’s got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He’s doing the mission impossible guard [mission...

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 18, 2014 11:33 am

POLL | Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

The Hendricks’ title reign started last weekend when Johny successfully captured UFC gold in the main event of UFC 171. With GSP out of the picture, and a new champion in place, the UFC’s welterweight division is now alive and thriving. There are several eligible fighters chomping at the bit to get the first crack...

Mar 18, 2014 9:27 am

Robbie Lawler Regrets Not Being More Aggressive Against Hendricks

“I saw his legs buckle a little bit, but he recovered pretty fast, and he was throwing back. He’s a dangerous opponent, and once again, maybe I should’ve pressed a little bit more and took the fight to him a little earlier… I would go out there and finish him this time. I should’ve done...

Mar 18, 2014 7:22 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Lawler Fight Event

UFC 171 was an event packed full of hard-hitting, back and forth, powerful action that wasn’t all limited to the electrifying main event. If you were lucky enough to watch the show from beginning to end, you know exactly how gripping every fight was and how it was a terrific build up to Hendricks vs....

Mar 17, 2014 6:13 am

Diego Sanchez Blames UFC 171 Loss On Bad Steak Tartare…

  UFC veteran and current lightweight lost this past Saturday at UFC 171 to Myles Jury. The fight went the distance but Jury was clearly the winner after three rounds. Sanchez allowed Jury to bust up his face and get multiple takedowns. Although Sanchez seemed himself during the walkout, sporting his signature mean face and...

Mar 5, 2014 7:21 am

Takanori Gomi Replaces Danny Castillo At UFC 172

The Fireball Kid is back. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that PRIDE veteran and fan favorite, Takanori Gomi, will be replacing Danny Castillo at next month’s UFC 172 event. Gomi will be facing Isaac Vallie-Flagg in the newly announced contest. Castillo is not being taken off the card, however, as the UFC is deciding on his new...

Jan 17, 2014 8:58 am

Conor McGregor Talks Nice On Diego Sanchez, Hoping For Dublin Bout

“Honestly, it doesn’t matter who I meet because everyone in that division is in trouble in my eyes. I move differently from all of them. My mind is different than everyone. Diego Sanchez, we’ve had some issues. He’s been in the UFC a long time and he has a big fan base and he’s been...

Jan 14, 2014 6:18 am

Frank Trevino To Debut Against Renee Forte At UFC 171

  Undefeated Mexican prospect Frank Trevino is now a UFC fighter.   The 32-year-old MMA veteran has been a big draw in the Southern MMA circuit, where he’s won both the middleweight and welterweight titles inside of the South Texas Fighting Championships organization. Trevino has amassed a perfect 11-0 record, with eight of those wins coming...

Jan 3, 2014 6:26 am

Dong Hyun Kim vs. John Hathaway to headline ‘TUF: China’ finale in Macau

This morning in Singapore, UFC officials annoucned that a key welterweight match-up featuring Dong Hyun Kim (18-2-1 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and John Hathaway (17-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will headline the “TUF: China” finale set for March 1st in Macau, China. The 26 year-old Englishman, John Hathaway, burst on to the UFC scene scoring 4-straight victories...

Dec 31, 2013 12:01 pm

2013 Year In Review: The Fights That Made You a Fan

2013 was packed with spectacular fights that did absolutely nothing short of top last year’s unparalleled excitement. This was certainly a great way to announce to the world that it was the UFC’s 20th anniversary and that things were only going to get bigger from here. As a fight fan for almost 4 years, I...

Dec 14, 2013 8:21 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones discusses Georges St-Pierre’s announcement

Jon Jones discusses sharing the EA Sports UFC cover with Alexander Gustafsson, Georges St-Pierre’s decision to vacate his belt, his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in Baltimore, why his fight keeps getting delayed, the Russian video with Frank Mir, and much more. “I am not surprised by it. I understand what Georges...

Dec 13, 2013 2:20 pm

Jones vs Teixeira moved to UFC 172

Yet again, the fight date for Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira has changed. UFC President Dana White initially announced that the fight would remain as the  UFC 171 headliner in Dallas at today’s conference call, he quickly corrected himself on Twitter, saying: “Sorry I misspoke on the conf call. Hendricks vs Lawler will be main...

Dec 13, 2013 7:24 am

Diego Sanchez Meets Myles Jury At UFC 171

Diego Sanchez, who just signed a new eight fight contract with the UFC, will now face The Ultimate Fighter 15 standout Miles Jury in a lightweight match up at UFC 171. Jury puts his 13-0 record on the line against the seven time “Fight of the Night” winner Sanchez, who has won three of his...

Dec 12, 2013 8:30 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Back on Heavy Bag 13 Weeks After Surgery

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor was forced out of action with a torn ACL. Surgery in rehab in Southern California have lasted 13-weeks so-far and the UFC’s Irish star is now back with some light training. Back on the heavy bag 13 weeks post ACL. Someone will pay. The clock is ticking https://t.co/NYVT2M2dMS — Conor McGregor...

Dec 12, 2013 7:55 am

Diego Sanchez Signs New Eight Fight Contract With UFC

It seems we will be seeing more incredible fights out of Diego Sanchez. Sanchez revealed to UFC Tonight that he has signed a new eight fight contract with the UFC. Sanchez has been entrenched in a twitter war with Conor McGregor recently, but that fight will probably be a while off, as McGregor is out...

Dec 10, 2013 9:41 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Has-Been Diego Sanchez Belongs In Bellator’

“The guy (Diego Sanchez) is a has-been.He should be in Bellator with the rest of the has-beens. There’s no doubt about it. Let’s go back way back to where it really started. In the leadup to my Max Holloway fight in Boston, when I was doing all my media campaign and my media workout and...