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  • 6 years ago
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Diego Sanchez has been forced to withdraw from a highly anticipated welterweight showdown with Thiago Alves at UFC 90. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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A bout between welterweight contenders Diego Sanchez (19-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) and Thiago Alves (15-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) originally earmarked for UFC 89 has instead been pushed back to the following week's Chicago-area UFC 90 event. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Following a triumphant win over Paulo Thiago at this past month's UFC 121 event, Diego Sanchez said he'd be fine competing in the lightweight or welterweight division. Now, he's leaning more toward 155 pounds, but the most important thing is getting a second crack at a UFC title - and any belt will do. "I'd probably prefer 155 (pounds), but my one goal is to win the title, Sanchez told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Cain Velasquez, Daniel Roberts, Diego Sanchez and Paulo Thaigo each earned $70,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez" event. Velasquez earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Roberts picked up the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Sanchez and Thiago shared "Fight of the Night" honors. MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts while at UFC 121's post-event press conference. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Diego Sanchez’s recent career epiphany began with a right knee to the face. What followed was some soul searching, a renewed sense of commitment and a homecoming of sorts. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Former lightweight title contender Diego Sanchez will meet the world-ranked Paulo Thiago in a featured matchup at 170 pounds at UFC 121 “Lesnar vs. Velasquez” on Oct. 23 read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Welterweights Diego Sanchez and Paulo Thiago look to return to the winner's circle when they meet at UFC 121. PennyJoMMA.com first reported the matchup on Tuesday evening, and multiple outlets have since confirmed that verbal agreements are in place and both fighters are expected to make it official shortly. It is unknown whether the fight is a part of the event's televised lineup. UFC 121 takes place Oct. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and features a heavyweight headlin read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Diego Sanchez, Joe Stevenson, Paulo Thiago and Demian Maia each earned $40,000 "fight night" bonuses for their performances at "UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson." read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Approaching a year since his last fight, UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit has set a target date for his return to the Octagon, and has sought out a specific opponent. It's been almost a full year since we last saw Carlos Condit inside a UFC Octagon, and the end result wasn't pretty. He suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee injury TKO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, which dropped him to 1-3 in his last 4 fights. "The Natural Born Killer" is ready to make his return, and on Wednes read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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There was a period, way back in early 2009, when Carlos Condit was the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) welterweight champion. That's right around the same time when Thiago Alves was the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 170-pound No. 1 contender. A lot has changed in six years. But not the fact that Condit vs. Alves would still be a great fight. Not just for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, but for each other, as well, as it would establish which longtime veteran is still a contender in the cr read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Two veteran welterweights are apparently interested in a summer matchup. So, too, is the UFC.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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UFC veteran Diego Sanchez boasts that a broken collarbone is only the second injury that’s required surgery in his 15-year career. From the looks of it, he better hope he doesn’t need any more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Keep scrolling if you dare... Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Diego Sanchez has been out of commission for quite some time laboring a plethora of injuries. The former The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winner was set to return to the cage at UFC 180, but suffered a knee injury that set him back another couple of months. Unfortunately for fans of Sanchez, the nightmare just will not end as the Albuquerque native suffered a broken collarbone in training for his return j read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Thiago Alves and Al Iaquinta both made their way into the top 15 of their respective weight classes after their TKO wins at UFC 183. UFC 183 had plenty of ranked fighters competing throughout the card, but not too many changes were made as a result of those fights. Tyron Woodley didn't budge after his win over Kelvin Gastelum, and neither did Ian McCall in his loss to John Lineker. In fact, the biggest changes made pertained to the lower end of the top 15. Thiago Alves' 2nd round rally got him i read news >>

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