Diego Sanchez inks new multi-fight deal, eyeing March return at UFC 171
Diego Sanchez is coming off what could be the Fight of the Year
against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166 in October. UFC president Dana
White was super impressed with his performance afterward and now
the tough-as-nails lightweight will likely be seeing the effect in
Sanchez signed a new multi-fight contract with the UFC recently,
according to UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani. The 31-year-old
hopes to return at UFC 171 in Dallas in March.
If Sanchez gets his wish, that probably means his next fight
won’t be against Conor McGregor. The two of them have warred
getting a little ethnic, calling Sanchez “guacamole
McGregor, a featherweight, will be out until closer to summer
after surgery to
doesn’t mean the two won’t eventually meet in the
Octagon even though they fight in two different weight classes.