Former UFC star Diego Sanchez goes social media insane before competing at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC


Diego Sanchez recently took to Twitter to share a photo of himself and had something to say as well.


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Sanchez is one of the legends of mixed martial arts. We know him for his uncompromising attitude. ‘The Nightmare’ is a fan favorite due to its approach to fighting. He started his journey in MMA in 2002 and had an 11-0 run before joining “The Ultimate Fighter”. He won the tournament and was signed for promotion. The former UFC lightweight title challenger maintained his unbeaten position and was 17-0 before suffering the loss for the first time.

Sanchez last entered the Octagon in September 2020, where he lost to Jake Matthews by unanimous decision. He was then released from promotion and currently holds a 30-13 record in his professional career. The UFC veteran will return in action in March against fellow UFC alumnus Kevin Lee. Ahead of the fight, Sanchez took to Twitter to share an odd post with his fans.


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He said, “Yeah, I’m the marijuana guy who really loves Jesus. Here, God, the father is judging me. If you wish, at the end you will be charged. To you finally I love you good night.

Diego Sanchez, who contracted COVID-19, also suffered from pneumonia and blood clots from the virus. He seems to have fully recovered from it and looks good.

Diego Sanchez to face Kevin Lee

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA promotion Eagle FC recently signed former UFC lightweight Kevin Lee. ‘The Motown Phenom’ was released by the UFC in 2021 and signed with the Russian promotion. One of the main reasons he joined them was the introduction of the 165-pound weight class.

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There has been a lot of speculation about who will be his first opponent, who was later confirmed to be Sanchez. After being released from the UFC, Sanchez was in talks to sign with BKFC, but was unable to due to a long battle with COVID-19.


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In late 2021, he took to Twitter to confirm that he would in fact face Lee.


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The fight is scheduled to take place during the March 11 event in Miami. The location is not yet confirmed for the event, however.

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