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Diego Sanchez Has Now Pulled Out Of UFC 180 As Well

The woes continue for the injury plagued UFC 180 event in Mexico on November 15th as now Diego Sanchez has pulled out of the event too. Sanchez had already seen two potential match-ups at the event fall through after both Myles Jury and then Joe Lauzon both succumbed to injuries, and now it’s turn with the fighter reporting that he’s torn a knee ligament. “To all my fans I...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon Out Of UFC 180 Fight With Diego Sanchez

There’s more bad news for the UFC 180 event in Mexico with Joe Lauzon now out of his fight with Diego Sanchez on the November 15th show. Lauzon had himself been a replacement for Norman Parke who was originally scheduled to face Sanchez before he picked up an injury. If anything the announcement that Lauzon was set to fight him instead had been met with more enthusiasm from fans...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Lauzon Out of UFC 180 Fight with Diego Sanchez

UFC 180′s main event isn’t the only scrap that’s getting tinkered with. For the second time in as many opponents, Diego Sanchez will need a new dance partner for the November 15 event. One day after heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced to withdraw from his bout with Fabricio Werdum with a knee injury, allowing Mark Hunt to step in and battle Werdum for the interim...
Via 5thRound.com
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez gets a chuckle out of fan-made hype posters

Injuries are an unfortunate part of the sport of MMA, but sometimes an injury replacement actually makes the fight even more anticipated than the initial match-up. Case in point, TUF 1 winner Diego Sanchez was set to face off against Norman Parke at UFC 180 in a Lightweight tilt that was sure to bring fireworks. Unfortunately, Parke was injured and forced out of the bout, but the...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon Vs Diego Sanchez Now Set For UFC 180

An MCL injury has forced Norman Parke out of his UFC 180 main card fight with Diego Sanchez in Mexico on November 15th, but the promotion have moved swiftly to draft in a suitable replacement for the TUF winner. Joe Lauzon has now stepped in to serve as Parke’s replacement against Sanchez, and that’s a match-up that’s likely to put a smile of fight fan’s faces. Lauzon became...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Joe Lauzon tapped as replacement to battle Diego Sanchez in Mexico

We got a couple of bleeders! After a knee injury rendered TUF ‘The Smashes’ lightweight tournament winner Norman Parke unable to compete against Diego Sanchez at UFC 180 next month, a bit of a troll job took place on social media last night via Parke’s fellow Irishman. I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game. Now he will pay with his career...
Via Fight Booth
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Myles Jury Outpoints Diego Sanchez At UFC 171

Myles Jury put in a controlled, assured performance tonight against Diego Sanchez at UFC 171 as he claimed a unanimous decision win. Round One: Sanchez with a low stance and tries to land a front kick to the thigh that misses. Sanchez tries a spinning kick, misses and is caught with a good strike. That gets Sanchez fired up and he motions for Jury to come forward. Jury being patient...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez meets Myles Jury at UFC 171 in Dallas

UFC 171 has received another stellar addition as Ultimate Fighter season one winner Diego Sanchez gets back in action against undefeated prospect Myles Jury at the March 15 show in Dallas. UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Thursday . Undefeated lightweight Myles Jury gets his toughest challenge yet at UFC 171 in Dallas against FOTN collector Diego Sanchez. -- UFC News (...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez Signs Eight-Fight UFC Contract Extension

Guess who’s doing some YES! Cartwheels right now? Well, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez (pictured) was probably already doing them anyways, but Sanchez has real reason for joy after signing an eight-fight contract extension to remain with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Sanchez’s employment status was reported on this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight.”...
Via 5thRound.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Diego Sanchez inks new multi-fight deal, eyeing March return at UFC 171

Diego Sanchez is coming off what could be the Fight of the Year against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166 in October. UFC president Dana White was super impressed with his performance afterward and now the tough-as-nails lightweight will likely be seeing the effect in his wallet. Sanchez signed a new multi-fight contract with the UFC recently, according to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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