Diego Sanchez

Diego Sanchez is known as an American professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is most famous for his relentless pace.

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Background and Age

Diego Michael Sanchez was born on December 31, 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He started learning martial arts since he was a kid, however professionally, he started via training with Jackson's Submission Fighting. Alluded to as a relentless warrior, Sanchez made his debut introduction in 2002 in the Ring of Fire 5 which he proceeded to win by compelling Michael Johnson into submission. His next battle was against Jesus Sanchez whom he vanquished by means of knockout in the Aztec Challenge. He won the KOTC Welterweight Championship in 2004 in the wake of overcoming Jorge Santiago by decision.

Career and Net Worth

Diego started his UFC career hot after winning The Ultimate Fighter reality TV show. In July 2019, Diego Sanchez was given a fight against top welterweight Michael Chiesa. After a recent run of ups and downs, Diego defeated up and comer Mickey Gall. That win earned him his chance against Chiesa. Unfortunately for Diego, he ended up losing a decision against Chiesa. Diego fought hard but was bullied and battered by the much bigger opponent.

Marriage, Wife and Children

Prior to focusing on his MMA career, Diego was tied in with partying like a hero and hitting the bed with pretty much every accessible lady he could fomd. He was once misled into accepting that he fathered a baby with a lady he met on the web. He brought up the tyke as his own until he later chose to have a DNA test because of the problems he had with the mother of the tyke after they got married. That was the point at which he understood that the youngster was not his.

Diego is presently married to Bernadette Sanchez. All has changed in his life thanks in part to his better half and in part, to the lessons he has learned. Having been married since 2011, Bernadette and Diego now have children together. The martial artist is a devout Christian and has a tattoo over his chest that reads, Bernadette XV Ecclesiastes 4:12.

Before marrying and dating Bernadette, Diego got into a romantic association with former UFC Octagon Girl, Ali Sonoma. The relationship finished because of their career needs. As indicated by Ali, she was accused of Sanchez's troublesome behavior after they started dating which caused the pair to walk their different ways yet at the same time stay as companions.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 31 Dec, 1981
Age: 38 yrs
Occupations: Mixed martial artist
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Albuquerque
Gender: Male
Description: American mixed martial artist
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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