1. Diego Sanchez Tops UFC Fight Night 42 Payroll, Banks $140,000

    It looks like two egregious scores from the Albuquerque, New Mexico, judges on Saturday were deciding factors in giving UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez a very lucrative payday at UFC Fight Night 42...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 11,826 reads 74 comments

  2. Ross Pearson on Diego Sanchez Loss: 'The Whole World Knows I Won the Fight'

    MMA pundits would have to search long and hard to find a group of people who felt Diego Sanchez did enough to beat Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42, but as it turns out, two of the judges on hand in Albuquerque believed just that...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 10,080 reads 64 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 42: Ross Pearson's Corner Concerned over Drug Testing

    Although UFC Fight Night 42 had very little hype heading into the event, it's been nothing short of a beehive full of buzz following the event...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 1 month ago 8,547 reads 40 comments

  4. Nate Diaz's Manager Deems Diego Sanchez Not Important Enough for a Response

    Diego Sanchez is moving on from his controversial decision win with his eyes set on his next opponent. Sanchez called out former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz following his win and said he'd like to have the fight in Mexico...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 1 month ago 6,081 reads 32 comments

  5. After Controversial Win, Diego Sanchez Offers Ross Pearson 5-Round Rematch

    Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez snapped a two-fight losing streak at UFC Fight Night 42 last night, though he seems to be in a very small minority of those who believe he deserved the split-decision victory over Ross Pearson...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 12,016 reads 69 comments

  6. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 42

    The UFC lightweight division is one of the most talent-rich collectives under the promotion's banner, and the race for future title opportunities is an ongoing affair...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 13,158 reads 22 comments

  7. Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson: What We Learned from Lightweight Tilt

    Saturday night, UFC Fight Night 42 went down from Albuquerque, New Mexico. One of the bouts on the main card featured tough lightweights Diego Sanchez and Ross Pearson going to war...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 26,252 reads 126 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 42: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 42 hits Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday night. The 11-fight event is capped off by a key matchup in the lightweight division. No. 2-ranked contender Benson Henderson takes on No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 24,298 reads 159 comments

  9. UFC on May 31 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 42

    UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, Germany and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 finales are in the book. The main card results are as follows: The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale: Stipe Miocic def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 22,042 reads 61 comments

  10. Diego Sanchez Faces Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque

    Despite a loss to Myles Jury earlier this month, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez isn't waiting around for his next fight. With the UFC heading to his adopted hometown of Albuquerque, N...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 5,099 reads 24 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Slams Diego Sanchez, Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas

    Top 15 UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has been on the shelf since tearing his ACL in August, but that hasn't stopped him from angling for a big fight for his return to the cage...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 16,751 reads 109 comments

  12. UFC 171: Examining the Future of Diego Sanchez and the Issue of Fighter Safety

    Having lost comfortably to Myles Jury at UFC 171 , the question facing Diego Sanchez is where should he go next? Stick around in any sport for long enough and the competition will eventually surpass you...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 4 months ago 8,185 reads 18 comments

  13. Diego Sanchez Says Food Poisoning Contributed to UFC 171 Loss to Myles Jury

    One of the winners on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter , Diego Sanchez , believes a bad dinner choice after the UFC 171 weigh-ins cost him against surging prospect Myles Jury...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 23,741 reads 73 comments

  14. UFC 171 Results: What We Learned from Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez

    In a showdown between the old guard and new guard of the lightweight division, Diego Sanchez faced off with Myles Jury. Jury entered the fight with an undefeated record and a big win over Michael Johnson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 10,506 reads 17 comments

  15. UFC 171: Myles Jury Seeks to Make His Name off Diego Sanchez

    Myles Jury is 13-0, and the talented 25-year-old will meet No. 15-ranked Diego Sanchez at UFC 171 on Saturday. The lightweight division has a lot of talent but few legitimate contenders...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 3,317 reads 1 comments

  16. UFC 171: Diego Sanchez Is Still the Ultimate Fighter, for Better and Worse

    Diego Sanchez is perhaps the UFC’s pound-for-pound most likable fighter. At least in interview settings, the first-ever The Ultimate Fighter winner comes across as one of MMA ’s true nice guys...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 14,158 reads 37 comments

  17. UFC: Josh Thomson Live Commentary on Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez

    For a long time now, fans have wondered what is on the minds of professional fighters as they watch their peers compete in the cage. Case in point: Josh Thomson watching Diego Sanchez battling with Gilbert Melendez...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 1,503 reads 7 comments

  18. Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez: Why It Was the Best Fight of 2013

    Bound by no god, even Zeus himself, Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez produced instantaneous action. Cast with iron fists and limitless barbarism, both lightweights flourished under the bright lights of UFC 166...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 6,204 reads 26 comments

  19. Diego Sanchez or Someone Else? 3 Options for Conor McGregor's Return Fight

    Although he may have been on the sidelines for a while, Conor McGregor hasn’t been idle. Taking to Twitter, the Irish fighter wasted no time in giving his opinion on the fighters in the featherweight division...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 9,042 reads 65 comments

  20. Diego Sanchez vs. Myles Jury Set for UFC 171 in Dallas

    Diego Sanchez wanted to keep things moving in the new year, and it didn't take long for the the UFC to line him up something exciting...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 9,522 reads 24 comments

  21. Diego Sanchez Signs New Multi-Fight Contract with the UFC

    Diego Sanchez is coming off one of his most memorable performances to date, and it looks like the UFC plans on keeping him around for quite a while...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 8,645 reads 17 comments

  22. TUF 18 Finale: Diego Sanchez Wants Winner of Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard III

    Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez is ready to make another run at the belt and he'd like to start with the winner of Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard III...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 10,350 reads 69 comments

  23. Gilbert Melendez: Rematch with 'Delusional' Diego Sanchez Would Be 'Easy Money'

    UPDATE 11:28 A.M. Eastern Time It didn't take long for Sanchez to respond to Melendez, and to say he's confident he would win a rematch is an understatement...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 9 months ago 6,515 reads 33 comments

  24. Diego Sanchez Flips out on Melvin Guillard and Conor McGregor

    Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez has never been one for subtlety in or out of the cage, so it shouldn't be too astonishing to hear he went on a verbal tirade on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 9 months ago 6,975 reads 19 comments

  25. Diego Sanchez, Melvin Guillard Dispute Media Report About Past Sparring Sessions

    Former MMA teammates under Greg Jackson, Diego Sanchez and Melvin Guillard, both have a bone to pick with a recent media report where "The Young Assassin" was asked his opinion on the recent thriller between Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166 .

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 9 months ago 3,006 reads 10 comments