Diego Sanchez Gets New Contract, Drops A Weight Class, And Teases Big Name Fight

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  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    What are your guesses?
     
  2. ironfist05

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    they were tossing around the idea of Sanchez/McGregor at LW a while back. Might be that, but I doubt it.
     
  3. trblesome1

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    How in the fuck would this make sense on any planet
     
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    Sanchez vs Stephens would be fun.
     
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    Diego is shot, too stiff too wild
     
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    .....worst thing to ever happen to Diego was dropping from WW to LW....now he wants to go another ten?

    Rough cut.
     
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    if diego is dropping down to 145lbs, my guess is it's edgar since diego hashtagged big name fight.
     
  9. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Frankie wants on UFC 191.. Sanchez vs. Edgar??

    Diego by split dec.
     
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    Probably Urijah Faber vs Diego at 145 on a TUF Finale or some shit.
     
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    Who says he is not moving to MW? That would be a true resurgence.
     
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    Conor gasses after punching Diego ~700 times?
     
  13. ironfist05

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    it doesn't, that's why I said I doubted it. That said, the UFC has thrown together a lot of fights that don't make sense.

    If it were to happen it wouldn't be bonkers. McGregor might want a low risk/high reward stay busy fight before Aldo. An easy one to keep in shape, pick up a quick paycheck and to sharpen himself up a bit. Sanchez has some name value and is an easy fight, could make it a non-title fight. Could be used as the TUF Faber/McGregor finale instead of a McGregor/Faber fight. Besides, what big name fights does 145 have other than McGregor, Aldo, Edgar, and Faber? Mendes maybe. KZ is out in the Korean military.

    actually, a Faber/Sanchez fight is a possiblity as well, would probably make more sense.
     
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    I am a bit dismayed to hear he got a new contract. Nothing against the guy. He is the kind of crazy I can deal with, and he has been in a lot of really fun fights. But in my opinion he has not deserved a win in several years now. On top of that, I worry about his health.
     
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    Dude needs to retire.
     
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    People shit on Diego, but the dude has never been finished. 7 losses, 6 by decision, and 1 by TKO from a cut. That's insane. I feel like he should be chinny by now. Good luck to him though.
     
  17. SuperNerd

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    Sadly I think it's about keeping these guys off Bellator TV.

    I think if the UFC could control Sanchez, they would make him retire.
     
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    Sanchez vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk at 115 wmma
     
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    I truly believe conor would ko him
     
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    Jesus, down to 145? That's way too light for Diego.

    Options for "big names" are Mendes, Edgar, Aldo, McGregor, or possibly Faber.
     

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