Diego Sanchez Net Worth in 2024 (With Fighting Records)

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  • As of now, Diego Sanchez’s net worth is $3.5 million.
  • Diego Sanchez is 5’10” tall, and his weight is 170 lbs.
  • His maximum reach is 72 inches.
  • His stance is a southpaw.
  • His ranks are a black belt in Gaidojutsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Roberto Tuss.

Diego Sanchez is a well-known fighter from the United States. He is well known by his nickname, “The Nightmare.” Diego won the middleweight tournament of The Ultimate Fighter 1 and the welterweight championship. He is also one of two fighters to have competed in four different weight classes in the UFC: middleweight, welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight.

Diego Sanchez Full Fighting History

Diego Sanchez Career Earnings

Diego Sanchez was connected with the Jackson Wink MMA Academy from 2002 to 2007 and from 2010 to 2019. From 2002 to the present, he has been active in MMA. In his career, he competed in 44 matches, won 30, and lost 14.

In the fighting world, he played in-

  1. Featherweight division: 2015
  2. Lightweight division: 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  3. Middleweight division: 2005
  4. Welterweight division: 2002 to 2008, 2010, 2022, 2012, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022.
  • Fight History – pro

LOSSKevin LeeEFC 46 – Eagle FC 46
LOSSJake MatthewsUFC 253
WINMichel PereiraUFC Fight Night 167
LOSSMichael ChiesaUFC 239
WINMickey GallUFC 235
WINCraig WhiteUFC 228
LOSSMatt BrownUFC Fight Night 120
LOSSAl IaquintaUFC Fight Night 108
WINMarcin HeldUFC Fight Night 98
LOSSJoe LauzonUFC 200
WINJim MillerUFC 196
LOSSRicardo LamasUFC Fight Night 78
WINRoss PearsonUFC Fight Night 42
LOSSMyles JuryUFC 171
LOSSGilbert MelendezUFC 166
WINTakanori GomiUFC on Fuel TV 8
LOSSJake EllenbergerUFC on Fuel TV 1
WINMartin KampmannUFC Live 3
WINPaulo ThiagoUFC 121
LOSSJohn HathawayUFC 114
LOSSB.J. PennUFC 107
WINClay GuidaUFC – The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale
WINJoe StevensonUFC 95
WINLuigi FioravantiUFC – The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale
WINDavid BielkhedenUFC 82 – Pride of a Champion
LOSSJon FitchUFC 76 – Knockout
LOSSJosh KoscheckUFC 69 – Shootout
WINJoe RiggsUFC Fight Night 7
WINKaro ParisyanUFC Fight Night 6
WINJohn AlessioUFC 60
WINNick DiazUFC – The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale
WINBrian GassawayUFC 54 – Boiling Point
WINKenny FlorianUFC – The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale
WINJorge SantiagoKOTC 37
WINTravis BeachlerPOA – Pride of Albuquerque
WIN   Ray ElbeKOTC 36 – Albuquerque
WINRene KronvoldKOTC 24 – Mayhem
WINJohn CronkKOTC 26 – Gladiator Challenge
WINCruz ChaconKOTC 35 – Acoma
WINShannon RitchKOTC 20 – Crossroads
WINJake ShortKOTC 21 – Invasion
WINMichael GuymonKOTC 23
WINMichael JohnsonROF 5 – Predators
WINJesus SanchezAC 1 – Aztec Challenge 1
  • Fight History – pro exhibition

WINJosh KoscheckUFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Semifinal, Day 2
WINJosh RaffertyUFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 5
WINAlex KaralexisUFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 2


  • 7x Fight of the Night (Opponents: Karo Parisyan, Joe Stevenson, Clay Guida, Paulo Thiago, Martin Kampmann, Jake Ellenberger, and Gilbert Melendez)
  • UFC Hall of Fame (fight wing, class of 2019)
  • The Ultimate Fighter 1 Middleweight Tournament Winner
  • Most decision bouts in UFC history (21)
  • First The Ultimate Fighter Tournament Winner in UFC History
  • 2009 Fight of the Year against Clay Guida
  • King of the Cage
  • KOTC Welterweight Championship
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
  • 2006, 2009, 2013, Fight of the Year
  • 2009 and 2013 Bazzie Award
  • 2005, 2006, and 2010 Fighter of the Year
  • 7x Grapplers Quest Champion
  • Grapplers Quest Hall of Fame
  • NMAA High School Wrestling State Champion

Early Life

Diego Sanchez Net WorthForty-five years old Diego Sanchez was born on December 31, 1981, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

He completed his education at Del Norte High School in central northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico.

In his personal life, he married Bernadette Sanchez in 2011. He has a daughter. With his family, he resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

Brett S. Hernandez is a former boxer and MMA fighter who has been working with us since 2021. He usually keeps us updated with all the MMA fighting events and match records. His boxing career and analytic skills made him the best fit for this position. In his early life, Brett also worked with several fighting clubs and organizations. He was also a newspaper sports journalist from 2018–2020 and covered all domestic and international MMA events. So Hernandez has a detailed record of many MMA fighters, including their strong and weak points.


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