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Media The legend of Diego Sanchez - appreciation thread

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by dragonsfly, May 7, 2021.

  1. dragonsfly ----------------------------

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    A fighter I remember from ever since I started watching the UFC and he was always there. I have rarely seen a boring Diego fight. He truly use to pour his heart out inside the octagon. His fighting style was all about giving your all even if you die inside the octagon. He even once said he would die inside the octagon and he truly fights like that someone who doesn't have an ounce of hypocrisy in his heart and lives life in it's real form and true to himself.

    He was a great man aside from his unique fighting style that made him a fan favourite and a legend. One of the few fighters I would have brought back from the death and make them young again in every generation because every generation needs a Diego Sanchez.. He was without a doubt the king of the just bleed..

     
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  2. jsbx45 Black Belt

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    Hate to see him go out on a bad note. He def sacrificed more brain cells than anyone else to the UFC.
     
  3. MigitAs Brown Belt

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    A true warrior.
     
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  4. Colemanstove Blue Belt

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    If anyone is newer to watching MMA, it's worth going back and watching his earlier UFC career. I love watching drama and all but it sucks to see him go out in such a fashion. He brought a serious intensity.
     
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  5. Dan Torrance Purple Belt

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    He fought with a level of determination and grit that only the just bleed gods could truly appreciate.
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  6. Get To Da Choppa Brown Belt

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    He was the last OG from TUF 1 still in the UFC. Apart from some legendary brawls, like the one against Clay Guida, his training video and entrance also made for excellent gifs
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    He also had one of the best fighter fan interaction moment
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  7. UWPguy Blue Belt

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    Watching him eat dozens of shots from BJ and Gil without going out was absolutely amazing.

    He even took Jake Ellenberger's best shots and that was when Ellenberger was on the juice and knocking guys dead.

    Years of punishment and abuse in and out of the cage have definitely left him in a rough spot. I hope he saved a little of his money and he can make a living for himself coaching BJJ or something where he won't lose the few remaining brain cells he has.
     
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  8. Ralph Wiggum Brown Belt

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    One of my all time favorite fighters, Diego is a legend.
     
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    He truly defines sacrifice

    He have had so many epic wars perhaps way to many
     
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  10. daemusvladornu Purple Belt

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    He may have been an eternal gatekeeper.... But fuck he deserved better than he got after sticking with the company and having the amount of wars he has.
     
  11. m249viking Green Belt

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    He has no one but himself and Fabia to blame.
     
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    Lmao... Example like the cross one it will outlive him and be around for his grand-grand-grand kids to see online
     
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    The guy has been around since I can remember, a true JBG legend
     
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  14. RileyReidsPlug Banned Banned

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    Every day at precisely 10:12 AM we must all come together for a minute of silence in honor of Diego. And Fabio. I demand this, starting tomorrow.
     
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    He did deserve a better farwell event or ceremony press-conf
     
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    He Defines a true warrior.. He also lives life real in complete realness
     
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    GOAT imho. War Diego. Hope he retires and is able to get healthy.
     
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    His fight with Gilbert is possibly one of the most exciting action packed fights of all time.

    Diego is a legend, and hopefully he can find some peace soon with his retirement.
     
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