Diego Sanchez may soon have his first fight in more than a year.
The UFC veteran today tweeted that he may fight fellow lightweight Takanori Gomi at UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan, assuming the Japanese fighter takes the bout.
UFC on FUEL TV 8 takes place March 3 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Following Facebook prelims, the night's main card airs on FUEL TV.
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Diego Sanchez (24-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) won a controversial split-decision over Japanese superstar Takanori Gomi (34-9 MMA, 3-4 UFC) at UFC On FUEL TV 8. “The Nightmare” spoke after his victory and clearly thought he had won the fight. read news >>
Diego Sanchez wants to remain at lightweight and fight Nate Diaz following his controversial split decision win over Takanori Gomi at UFC on Fuel TV 8 in Japan. read news >>
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Despite missing weight at Friday's UFC on Fuel TV 8 weigh-ins, Diego Sanchez will still fight Takanori Gomi, he'll just do so for a little less compensation than he had originally planned. read news >>