- 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 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-
- Featherweight division: 2015
- Lightweight division: 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
- Middleweight division: 2005
- Welterweight division: 2002 to 2008, 2010, 2022, 2012, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022.
Fight History – pro
|LOSS||Kevin Lee||EFC 46 – Eagle FC 46|
|LOSS||Jake Matthews||UFC 253|
|WIN||Michel Pereira||UFC Fight Night 167|
|LOSS||Michael Chiesa||UFC 239|
|WIN||Mickey Gall||UFC 235|
|WIN||Craig White||UFC 228|
|LOSS||Matt Brown||UFC Fight Night 120|
|LOSS||Al Iaquinta||UFC Fight Night 108|
|WIN||Marcin Held||UFC Fight Night 98|
|LOSS||Joe Lauzon||UFC 200|
|WIN||Jim Miller||UFC 196|
|LOSS||Ricardo Lamas||UFC Fight Night 78|
|WIN||Ross Pearson||UFC Fight Night 42|
|LOSS||Myles Jury||UFC 171|
|LOSS||Gilbert Melendez||UFC 166|
|WIN||Takanori Gomi||UFC on Fuel TV 8|
|LOSS||Jake Ellenberger||UFC on Fuel TV 1|
|WIN||Martin Kampmann||UFC Live 3|
|WIN||Paulo Thiago||UFC 121|
|LOSS||John Hathaway||UFC 114|
|LOSS||B.J. Penn||UFC 107|
|WIN||Clay Guida||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale|
|WIN||Joe Stevenson||UFC 95|
|WIN||Luigi Fioravanti||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale|
|WIN||David Bielkheden||UFC 82 – Pride of a Champion|
|LOSS||Jon Fitch||UFC 76 – Knockout|
|LOSS||Josh Koscheck||UFC 69 – Shootout|
|WIN||Joe Riggs||UFC Fight Night 7|
|WIN||Karo Parisyan||UFC Fight Night 6|
|WIN||John Alessio||UFC 60|
|WIN||Nick Diaz||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale|
|WIN||Brian Gassaway||UFC 54 – Boiling Point|
|WIN||Kenny Florian||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale|
|WIN||Jorge Santiago||KOTC 37|
|WIN||Travis Beachler||POA – Pride of Albuquerque|
|WIN||Ray Elbe||KOTC 36 – Albuquerque|
|WIN||Rene Kronvold||KOTC 24 – Mayhem|
|WIN||John Cronk||KOTC 26 – Gladiator Challenge|
|WIN||Cruz Chacon||KOTC 35 – Acoma|
|WIN||Shannon Ritch||KOTC 20 – Crossroads|
|WIN||Jake Short||KOTC 21 – Invasion|
|WIN||Michael Guymon||KOTC 23|
|WIN||Michael Johnson||ROF 5 – Predators|
|WIN||Jesus Sanchez||AC 1 – Aztec Challenge 1|
Fight History – pro exhibition
|WIN||Josh Koscheck||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Semifinal, Day 2|
|WIN||Josh Rafferty||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 5|
|WIN||Alex Karalexis||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Elimination Bouts, Day 2|
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- 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
Forty-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.