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Diego Sanchez

Diego J. Sanchez (born December 31, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) with a background in wrestling and Gaidojutsu, system of submission wrestling developed by his longtime trainer Greg Jackson. Sanchez was the winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series and currently fights as a welterweight with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). From 2007-2009, he lived in San Diego where he trained at The Arena MMA gym and the University of Jiu Jitsu with Saulo Ribeiro. In 2010, Sanchez moved back to New Mexico prior to his fight with John Hathaway. He now trains at Greg Jacksons MMA again. Description above from the Wikipedia article Diego Sanchez, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 31, 1981 In Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie King of the Cage: Unfinished Business 2005-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa - Prelims 2020-09-26
Known For
Poster of C.O.G.
Poster of UFC 69: Shootout
Poster of UFC 54: Boiling Point
Poster of King of the Cage: Unfinished Business
Movie UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa - Prelims Himself 2020-09-26
Movie UFC Fight Night 167: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2 Himself 2020-02-15
Movie Submission Underground 8 Self 2019-05-12
Movie UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith Himself 2019-03-02
Movie UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos Himself 2019-07-06
Movie UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till Himself 2018-09-08
Movie UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov Himself 2017-04-22
Movie UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis Himself 2017-11-11
Movie UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz Himself 2016-03-05
Movie UFC Fight Night 98: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson Himself 2016-11-05
Movie UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes - Prelims Himself 2016-07-09
Movie UFC Fight Night 78: Magny vs. Gastelum Himself 2015-11-21
Movie UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Himself 2014-03-15
Movie UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov Himself 2014-06-07
Movie UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann Unknown 2013-03-02
Movie UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III Himself 2013-10-19
Movie C.O.G. Field Worker (uncredited) 2013-09-20
Movie UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Himself 2012-02-15
Movie UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann Unknown 2011-03-03
Movie UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans Himself 2010-05-29
Movie UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Himself 2010-10-23
Movie UFC 95: Sanchez vs Stevenson himself 2009-02-21
Movie The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale Unknown 2009-06-20
Movie UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez Himself 2009-12-12
Movie UFC 82: Pride of a Champion Himself 2008-03-01
Movie The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale Unknown 2008-06-21
Movie UFC 69: Shootout himself 2007-04-05
Movie UFC 76: Knockout Himself 2007-09-22
Movie UFC Fight Night 7: Sanchez vs. Riggs Unknown 2006-12-13
Movie UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie Himself 2006-05-27
Movie UFC Fight Night 6: Sanchez vs. Parisyan himself 2006-08-17
Movie King of the Cage: Unfinished Business Himself 2005-01-01
Series The Ultimate Fighter Self - FIghter 2005-01-17
Movie The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale Unknown 2005-11-05
Movie UFC 54: Boiling Point himself 2005-08-20
Movie The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale Unknown 2005-04-09