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Diego Sanchez
United States
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Country

Diego Sanchez

"The Nightmare"

Diego Sanchez
AGE 40 / Dec 31, 1981
HEIGHT5'10" / 177.8 cm
WEIGHT170 lbs / 77.11 kg
ASSOCIATION


CLASS
Welterweight
Wins 30
KO / TKO
10
Meter
33%
SUBMISSIONS
6
Meter
20%
DECISIONS
13
Meter
43%
OTHERS
1
Meter
3%
Losses 14
KO / TKO
4
Meter
29%
SUBMISSIONS
0
Meter
0%
DECISIONS
10
Meter
71%
OTHERS
0
Meter
0%
FIGHT HISTORY - PRO
Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
loss Kevin Lee EFC 46 - Eagle FC 46: Lee vs. Sanchez
Mar / 11 / 2022
Decision (Unanimous)
Alan Abeles
3 5:00
loss Jake Matthews UFC 253 - Adesanya vs. Costa
Sep / 26 / 2020
Decision (Unanimous)
Jason Herzog
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3 5:00
win Michel Pereira UFC Fight Night 167 - Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2
Feb / 15 / 2020
Disqualification (Illegal Knee)
Jason Herzog
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3 3:09
loss Michael Chiesa UFC 239 - Jones vs. Santos
Jul / 06 / 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Mark Smith
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3 5:00
win Mickey Gall UFC 235 - Jones vs. Smith
Mar / 02 / 2019
TKO (Punches)
Marc Goddard
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2 4:13
win Craig White UFC 228 - Woodley vs. Till
Sep / 08 / 2018
Decision (Unanimous)
Kerry Hatley
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Matt Brown UFC Fight Night 120 - Poirier vs. Pettis
Nov / 11 / 2017
KO (Elbow)
Dan Miragliotta
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1 3:44
loss Al Iaquinta UFC Fight Night 108 - Swanson vs. Lobov
Apr / 22 / 2017
KO (Punches)
John McCarthy
1 1:38
win Marcin Held UFC Fight Night 98 - Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson
Nov / 05 / 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Mario Yamasaki
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3 5:00
loss Joe Lauzon UFC 200 - Tate vs. Nunes
Jul / 09 / 2016
TKO (Punches)
Mark Smith
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 1:26
win Jim Miller UFC 196 - McGregor vs. Diaz
Mar / 05 / 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Chris Tognoni
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Ricardo Lamas UFC Fight Night 78 - Magny vs. Gastelum
Nov / 21 / 2015
Decision (Unanimous)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Ross Pearson UFC Fight Night 42 - Henderson vs. Khabilov
Jun / 07 / 2014
Decision (Split)
Kevin Mulhall
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3 5:00
loss Myles Jury UFC 171 - Hendricks vs. Lawler
Mar / 15 / 2014
Decision (Unanimous)
Kerry Hatley
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Gilbert Melendez UFC 166 - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
Oct / 19 / 2013
Decision (Unanimous)
Kerry Hatley
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3 5:00
win Takanori Gomi UFC on Fuel TV 8 - Silva vs. Stann
Mar / 03 / 2013
Decision (Split)
Marc Goddard
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Jake Ellenberger UFC on Fuel TV 1 - Sanchez vs. Ellenberger
Feb / 15 / 2012
Decision (Unanimous)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Martin Kampmann UFC Live 3 - Sanchez vs. Kampmann
Mar / 03 / 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Herb Dean
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3 5:00
win Paulo Thiago UFC 121 - Lesnar vs. Velasquez
Oct / 23 / 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Jason Herzog
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss John Hathaway UFC 114 - Rampage vs. Evans
May / 29 / 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Herb Dean
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss B.J. Penn UFC 107 - Penn vs. Sanchez
Dec / 12 / 2009
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Herb Dean
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5 2:37
win Clay Guida UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale
Jun / 20 / 2009
Decision (Split)
Josh Rosenthal
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3 5:00
win Joe Stevenson UFC 95 - Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb / 21 / 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Luigi Fioravanti UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale
Jun / 21 / 2008
TKO (Knee and Punches)
Josh Rosenthal
3 4:07
win David Bielkheden UFC 82 - Pride of a Champion
Mar / 01 / 2008
TKO (Submission to Punches)
Jerry Krzys
1 4:43
loss Jon Fitch UFC 76 - Knockout
Sep / 22 / 2007
Decision (Split)
Herb Dean
3 5:00
loss Josh Koscheck UFC 69 - Shootout
Apr / 07 / 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
John McCarthy
3 5:00
win Joe Riggs UFC Fight Night 7 - Sanchez vs. Riggs
Dec / 13 / 2006
KO (Knee)
John McCarthy
1 1:45
win Karo Parisyan UFC Fight Night 6 - Sanchez vs. Parisyan
Aug / 17 / 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
John McCarthy
3 5:00
win John Alessio UFC 60 - Hughes vs. Gracie
May / 27 / 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
Steve Mazzagatti
3 5:00
win Nick Diaz UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale
Nov / 05 / 2005
Decision (Unanimous)
John McCarthy
3 5:00
win Brian Gassaway UFC 54 - Boiling Point
Aug / 20 / 2005
TKO (Submission to Punches)
Steve Mazzagatti
2 1:56
win Kenny Florian UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale
Apr / 09 / 2005
TKO (Punches)
Steve Mazzagatti
1 2:49
win Jorge Santiago KOTC 37 - Unfinished Business
Jun / 12 / 2004
Decision (Unanimous)
3 5:00
win Ray Elbe KOTC 36 - Albuquerque
May / 15 / 2004
TKO (Submission to Punches)
1 1:07
win Travis Beachler POA - Pride of Albuquerque
Apr / 10 / 2004
TKO (Punches)
1 0:35
win Cruz Chacon KOTC 35 - Acoma
Feb / 28 / 2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
1 0:41
win John Cronk KOTC 26 - Gladiator Challenge
Aug / 03 / 2003
Submission (Kimura)
2 1:30
win Rene Kronvold KOTC 24 - Mayhem
Jun / 14 / 2003
Submission (Armbar)
1 3:39
win Michael Guymon KOTC 23 - Sin City
May / 16 / 2003
Submission (Armbar)
1 4:57
win Jake Short KOTC 21 - Invasion
Feb / 21 / 2003
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
1 2:34
win Shannon Ritch KOTC 20 - Crossroads
Dec / 15 / 2002
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
1 0:59
win Jesus Sanchez AC 1 - Aztec Challenge 1
Sep / 06 / 2002
KO (Punches)
2 2:33
win Michael Johnson ROF 5 - Predators
Jun / 21 / 2002
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Shane Pitts
1 3:45
FIGHT HISTORY - PRO EXHIBITION
Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
win Josh Koscheck UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Semifinals, Day 2
Oct / 30 / 2004
Decision (Split)
Herb Dean
3 5:00
win Josh Rafferty UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 5
Oct / 20 / 2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Steve Mazzagatti
1 1:49
win Alex Karalexis UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 2
Oct / 05 / 2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
John McCarthy
1 1:46
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