Diego Sanchez

"The Nightmare"
30 13
Wins Losses
Birth date December 31, 1981 (age 38)
Birth place Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Reach 72 in (1.83 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Diego Sanchez
Jake Matthews
UFC 253
Sep 27, 2020
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Michel Pereira
UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2
Feb 15, 2020
DQ (illegal knee)
R3 – 3:09
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 239
Jul 6, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Mickey Gall
UFC 235
Mar 2, 2019
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:13
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Craig White
UFC 228
Sep 8, 2018
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis
Nov 11, 2017
KO (elbow)
R1 – 3:44
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov
Apr 22, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:38
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Marcin Held
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson
Nov 5, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 200
Jul 9, 2016
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:26
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC 196
Mar 5, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale: Magny vs. Gastelum
Nov 21, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov
Jun 7, 2014
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez #15
UFC 171
Mar 14, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 166
Oct 19, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann
Mar 3, 2013
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger
Feb 15, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann
Mar 3, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Paulo Thiago
UFC 121
Oct 23, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
John Hathaway
UFC 114
May 29, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 107
Dec 12, 2009
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R5 – 2:37
WIN
Diego Sanchez
The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale
Jun 20, 2009
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Joe Stevenson
UFC 95
Feb 21, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Luigi Fioravanti
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs Team Forrest Finale
Jun 21, 2008
TKO (knee and punches)
R3 – 4:07
WIN
Diego Sanchez
David Bielkheden
UFC 82
Mar 1, 2008
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 4:43
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 76
Sep 22, 2007
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Diego Sanchez
UFC 69
Apr 7, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC Fight Night: Sanchez vs. Riggs
Dec 13, 2006
KO (knee)
R1 – 1:45
WIN
Diego Sanchez
UFC Fight Night 6
Aug 17, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
John Alessio
UFC 60
May 27, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale
Nov 5, 2005
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Brian Gassaway
UFC 54
Aug 20, 2005
TKO (submission to punches)
R2 – 1:56
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Kenny Florian
The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale
Apr 9, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:49
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Jorge Santiago
KOTC 37: Unfinished Business
Jun 12, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Ray Elbe
KOTC 36: Albuquerque
May 15, 2004
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 1:07
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Travis Beachler
Pride of Albuquerque
Apr 10, 2004
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:35
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Cruz Chacon
KOTC 35: Acoma
Feb 28, 2004
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:41
WIN
Diego Sanchez
John Cronk
KOTC 26: Gladiator Challenge
Aug 3, 2003
Submission (kimura)
R2 – 1:30
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Rene Kronvold
KOTC 24: Mayhem
Jun 14, 2003
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 3:39
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Mike Guymon
KOTC 23: Sin City
May 16, 2003
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 4:57
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Jake Short
KOTC 21: Invasion
Feb 21, 2003
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:34
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Shannon Ritch
KOTC 20: Crossroads
Dec 15, 2002
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:59
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Jesus Sanchez
Aztec Challenge 1
Sep 6, 2002
KO (punches)
R2 – 2:33
WIN
Diego Sanchez
Ring of Fire 5
Jun 21, 2002
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:45