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Diego Sanchez


Light-weight fighter was introduced to the UFC by being successful the first time of year of THE BEST Fighter. He worked well for UPS while starting his amateur fighting profession. He proceeded to go undefeated in his first 17 battles until eventually dropping his 18th bout in 2007. He wedded Bernadette Sanchez in 2006. He defeated Nick Diaz by unanimous decision on November 5, 2005.

Quick Facts

Full Name Diego Sanchez
Date Of Birth December 31, 1981
Place Of Birth Albuquerque, NM
Height 1.78 m
Profession MMA Fighter
Education Del Norte High School
Nationality American, Mexican
Spouse Bernadette Sanchez
Movies UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez, UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson, UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans, UFC 69: Shootout, UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie, UFC: The Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: Vol. 7
TV Shows The Ultimate Fighter
Star Sign Capricorn

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1 Defeated Kenny Florian via TKO at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. [April 2005]
2 Won in under-card of The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale against Diaz. [November 2005]
3 Defeated Brian Gassaway via Submission at UFC 54: Boiling Point. [August 2005]
4 Lost his first professional MMA fight at UFC 69 to Josh Koscheck by Unanimous Decision.
5 MMA record is 17-1-0 (Sherdog.com), 19-1-0 (UFC.com) as of UFC 69.



UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson 2016 TV Movie Himself
UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time 2016 TV Mini-Series Himself
UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz 2016 TV Special Himself
UFC on Fox 2012-2015 TV Series Himself
UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2014 TV Special Himself
The Proving Grounds 2013 Documentary
UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 2013 TV Special Himself
UFC Ultimate Insider 2012 TV Series Himself
UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann 2011 TV Special Himself
MMA H.E.A.T. 2010 TV Series Himself
UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans 2010 TV Special Himself
UFC 107: BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez 2009 TV Special Himself
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson 2009 TV Special Himself
Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
Ultimate Knockouts 5 2008 TV Special Himself
The Ultimate Fighter 2005-2008 TV Series Himself
UFC Unleashed 2008 TV Series
UFC 82: Pride of a Champion 2008 TV Special Himself
UFC Wired 2007 TV Series
UFC 76: Knockout 2007 TV Special Himself
UFC 69: Shootout 2007 TV Special Himself
UFC: Fight Night 7 2006 TV Special Himself
UFC: Fight Night 6 2006 TV Special Himself
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie 2006 TV Special Himself
UFC 58: USA vs. Canada 2006 TV Special Himself
UFC 54: Boiling Point 2005 TV Special Himself

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UFC Unleashed 2005 TV Series Himself

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