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The Weekly Grind: Henry Cejudo, Urijah Faber trade shots, Diego Sanchez plays with tiger

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Mickey Gall wants Diego Sanchez rematch, says kidney complications were to blame

Mickey Gall came into his last fight compromised, and would like nothing more than to run it back.
After scoring the biggest win of his UFC career, taking out veteran George …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan pokes fun at Diego Sanchez’s ‘self-awareness coach’

The most recent fighter to take the Joe Rogan hot seat is none other than bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling.
The 25-year-old sat down on the Joe Rogan podcast to discuss a …read more

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Michael Chiesa: Diego Sanchez ‘touched my butthole’ in UFC 239 fight

Michael Chiesa picked up a big win at UFC 239, defeating The Ultimate Fighter season one winner Diego Sanchez by unanimous decision. Yet he didn’t escape the Octagon unscathed.
Speaking on …read more

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Chiesa: Sanchez ‘touched my butthole’ at UFC 239

Michael Chiesa had his “oil checked” by Diego Sanchez at UFC 239, and there is evidence to support the claim. At first glance, Michael Chiesa put on a dominant …read more

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VIDEO: Michael Chiesa felt added pressure dealing with Diego Sanchez’s ‘weird sh*t’

LAS VEGAS – Michael Chiesa speaks to the media at UFC 239 about the difficult year he’s had, how well he’s adapting to fighting at 170 pounds, dealing with the …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Michael Chiesa Happy With UFC 239 Win, But Wanted Finish Over Diego Sanchez

Michael Chiesa is now 2-0 at welterweight. The 31-year-old beat Carlos Condit at UFC 232 in his debut. He then dominated Diego Sanchez at UFC 239 to win by decision. …read more

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Chiesa pleased with dominant win over Sanchez but ‘wanted a finish’

“I’m very pleased, but I wanted a finish. I’m a finisher, but he’s still Diego Sanchez.” Michael Chiesa mopped the floor with Diego Sanchez in the opening bout of last …read more

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Dana White Not Sure What’s Next for Diego Sanchez

The UFC 239 main card kicked off with Diego Sanchez taking on Michael Chiesa in a welterweight bout. It was a one-sided affair that saw Chiesa control Sanchez throughout the …read more

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Dana White will have ‘serious conversation’ with Diego Sanchez

After a lopsided loss to Michael Chiesa in the opening main card bout at UFC 239, UFC president Dana White says he will have a ‘serious conversation’ with Diego Sanchez …read more

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Dana White doesn't necessarily think Diego Sanchez should retire after UFC 239

LAS VEGAS – Diego Sanchez may have lost at UFC 239, but UFC president Dana White isn’t giving up on him.
Saturday night, Sanchez (29-11 MMA, 18-11 UFC) competed in his …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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UFC 239: Michael Chiesa feels rejuvenated at welterweight after wearing out Diego Sanchez

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LAS VEGAS – Michael Chiesa beat Diego Sanchez with a unanimous decision Saturday night to open up the main …read more

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UFC 239 Results: Michael Chiesa defeats Diego Sanchez (Highlights)

A welterweight bout between veterans Diego Sanchez and Michael Chiesa kicked off tonight’s UFC 239 main card from Las Vegas.
Sanchez (29-11 MMA) enters tonight’s contest on a two-fight winning streak, …read more

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UFC 239 results: Michael Chiesa cruises past Diego Sanchez in rout

No amount of heart from Diego Sanchez could overcome the inevitability of his loss to Michael Chiesa on Saturday night.
In a fight between the Season 15 and Season 1 winners …read more

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Pros react to Chiesa’s dominant win over Sanchez at UFC 239

Michael Chiesa picked up a dominant unanimous decision win over Diego Sanchez at UFC 239. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. In a clash of seasoned ground fighters, …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC 239 results: Michael Chiesa mauls Diego Sanchez in lopsided decision 

Michael Chiesa has definitely found a happy home in the welterweight division.
Two fights into his career at 170 pounds, Chiesa has dominated a pair of legends with his latest win …read more

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UFC 239 Highlights: Michael Chiesa Decisions Diego Sanchez

Michael Chiesa decisions Diego Sanchez in a highly anticipated fight at UFC 239. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC 239 pay-per-view event from the …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC 239 results: Chiesa comfortably outgrapples Sanchez to a decision

Michael Chiesa won a decision over long-time UFC veteran Diego Sanchez on the UFC 239 PPV main card. The opening act of the UFC 239 PPV main card saw Michael …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC 239 live blog: Sanchez vs. Chiesa

This is the UFC 239 live blog for Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Sanchez, who is making his …read more

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Michael Chiesa wouldn’t be ‘surprised’ if he became the first to submit Diego Sanchez: ‘That’s just standard protocol’

Michael Chiesa has an interesting task ahead of him.
The newly minted welterweight has been commissioned to fight Diego Sanchez in the opening act of Saturday’s UFC 239 pay-per-view card in …read more

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Evans, Bisping, Franklin inducted into UFC Hall

Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and Rich Franklin were inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Friday night in Las Vegas. A 2009 fight between Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida …read more

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‘Jedi’ Diego Sanchez says UFC has written him off ahead of Chiesa bout

“I ain’t this old guy, man. I’m not the old guy, I’m the Jedi.” Diego Sanchez has gone full Diego Sanchez ahead of his welterweight bout with Michael Chiesa tomorrow …read more

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Outside the box: Meet Diego Sanchez’s lone UFC 239 cornerman

Three weeks prior to UFC 239, Diego Sanchez made a massive career change ahead of his fight against Michael Chiesa.
Sanchez decided it was time to leave Jackson Wink MMA after …read more

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Diego Sanchez Seeks to Prove Worth in Final Fight on UFC Contract

It is difficult to imagine the UFC without mainstay Diego Sanchez, but this Saturday’s UFC 239 theoretically may be the last time he competes in the promotion. When Diego Sanchez …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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WOAT! (Weirdest Of All Time)

“There’s no TEAM in I.” — Diego Sanchez UFC welterweight veteran Diego Sanchez is about to step into the Octagon for the 30th time in his storied mixed martial arts …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Sanchez on Mickey Gall: I dominated and ‘took his virginity’

Diego Sanchez gives a peculiar take on his UFC 235 fight against Mickey Gall. It can be said that UFC welterweight and TUF 1 alum Diego Sanchez is quite the …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Diego Sanchez accuses the UFC of writing him off

Diego Sanchez believes the UFC has written him off.
Sanchez made this claim in a fantastic interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani — the type of interview that could be a catalyst …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Michael Chiesa glad he no longer has to worry about ‘the Conor effect’

Michael Chiesa is set for his second welterweight fight this Saturday at UFC 239, where he will take on Diego Sanchez. Moving up to welterweight was something was considering for …read more

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Michael Chiesa ready to 'play blood and guts' with ageless wonder Diego Sanchez at UFC 239

LAS VEGAS – Diego Sanchez isn’t the first winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” that Michael Chiesa has faced, but he’s the most special.
Chiesa (15-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC), the winner of …read more

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Diego Sanchez declares himself a ‘Jedi’ ahead of UFC 239: ‘I am a true anomaly of the sport’

LAS VEGAS — Always an original, Diego Sanchez has a unique take on his approach to the upcoming fight against Michael Chiesa at UFC 239 and his ‘outside the box’ …read more

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'UFC 239 Embedded,' No. 4: Michael Chiesa reveals Diego Sanchez's hilarious DM

The UFC’s sixth pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 239, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 239 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile …read more

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Diego Sanchez, 'the definition of a company man,' wants to get paid what's right after UFC 239

Diego Sanchez might be enjoying one of the best stretches of his long and illustrious UFC career.
“The Nightmare” heads into Saturday’s UFC 239 fight vs. Michael Chiesa riding a two-fight …read more

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Michael Chiesa: It Would Be “Foolish” to Overlook Diego Sanchez

Michael Chiesa will be facing one of the more no-nonsense individuals you will find throughout the history of the UFC when he takes on Diego Sanchez at UFC 239. And …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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UFC 239: Michael Chiesa thinks he's back to old self for Diego Sanchez fight

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Michael Chiesa has found a new home at welterweight and he plans on staying there for the rest of …read more

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UFC 239 Clash: Sanchez Vs. Chiesa!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight grapplers Diego Sanchez and Mike Chiesa will duel this Saturday (July 6, 2019) at UFC 239 from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
From 2011-2015, …read more

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UFC 239 | Mike Winkeljohn says the future is still bright for Diego Sanchez

Diego Sanchez has rejuvenated his career as of late. The 37-year-old has been fighting professionally since 2002 and in the UFC since 2005. And, throughout his career, he has beaten …read more

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UFC 239 | Michael Chiesa believes he will hand Diego Sanchez his first submission loss

Don’t call it a legend tour.
Michael Chiesa is set to fight longtime veteran of the sport, Diego Sanchez at UFC 239. And, after beating another veteran in Carlos Condit last …read more

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With Retirement on the Horizon, Demian Maia Eyes Farewell Fight vs. Diego Sanchez

While he may be one of the greatest jiu-jitsu players to ever put on a gi, Demian Maia never was able to capture a world title in MMA. But …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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With Retirement on the Horizon, Demian Maia Eyes Farewell Fight vs. Diego Sanchez in Sao Paulo

While he may be one of the greatest jiu-jitsu players to ever put on a gi, Demian Maia never was able to capture a world title in MMA. But …read more

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Demian Maia floats possible retirement fight against Diego Sanchez

MINNEAPOLIS – Despite not taking home a submission victory over Anthony Rocco Martin, Demian Maia was in good spirits as he picked up another octagon win.
With one fight remaining on …read more

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Mullet No More

Chiesa credits his girlfriend for gently pointing him toward a more professional look. Michael Chiesa returns to action at UFC 239 on July 6th against Diego Sanchez, and he’s bringing …read more

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Diego Sanchez sounds serious about a 'good death' in the cage. Should we be concerned?

LOS ANGELES – When Diego Sanchez has a microphone or camera in front of him, all bets are off.
You never know where the original “The Ultimate Fighter” winner will take …read more

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Diego Sanchez says he is striving to become the greatest of all time

Diego Sanchez has been fighting in the UFC since 2005 where he won The Ultimate Fighter 1 at middleweight. Since then, the 37-year-old has beaten the likes of Kenny Florian, …read more

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Diego Sanchez is 'here to be the greatest of all time' – still after all these years

LOS ANGELES – “The Ultimate Fighter 1” winner Diego Sanchez is still here 14 years later, and he plans to keep on trucking.
While his journey has been full of ups …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Sanchez leaves Jackson-Wink weeks before UFC 239

Less than a month before his UFC 239 fight against Michael Chiesa, Diego Sanchez decided to part ways with his long-time team. TUF 1 alum Diego Sanchez has been …read more

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Sanchez Too Special For Jackson-Wink, Exits Stage Left

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Diego Sanchez, told me way back in 2008 that his heart “wasn’t feeling it” after the Jackson-Wink MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, took …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Diego Sanchez leaves Jackson-Wink in the most Diego Sanchez way possible

The Dream, The Nightmare, The Hall of Fame fighter is not just an MMA treasure, but a living meme. Just in case you are not familiar with the cartwheel …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Diego Sanchez leaves longtime gym Jackson-Wink after getting “no love”

Diego Sanchez has cut ties with his former training home, Jackson-Wink MMA after not receiving the training he requires.
Jackson-Wink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico is considered one of the top …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Diego Sanchez leaves Jackson-Wink MMA ahead of UFC 239: 'There was no real love'

LOS ANGELES – Diego Sanchez arguably has been the fighter most associated with Jackson-Wink MMA over the course of its history. But now he’s left the gym.
Sanchez (29-11 MMA, 18-11 …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Sanchez vs. Guida earns spot in UFC Hall of Fame

Ten years on from their classic encounter in The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida is now going to be part of the UFC Hall of Fame. …read more

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Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida to Be Inducted into UFC Hall of Fame ‘Fight Wing’

Throughout their mixed martial arts careers, both Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida have been known bringing an all-out mentality to the Octagon. That made for a night to remember when …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida Earns UFC Hall Of Fame Spot

Two fighters will be added to the Fight Wing section of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Fame. Back in June 2009, Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida did battle …read more

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Diego Sanchez, Clay Guida to enter UFC Hall of Fame fight wing for TUF 9 Finale classic

An epic back-and-forth encounter that resulted in one of the most memorable three-round fights in UFC history will be enshrined in the UFC Hall of Fame this summer.
The promotion announced …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2019, 3:46 am By
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