Facts of Diego Sanchez
|Full Name:||Diego Sanchez|
|Age:||38 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||December 31, 1981|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Birth Place:||Albuquerque, New Mexico, the United States|
|Father's Name:||Michael Sanchez|
|Education:||La Cueva High School|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
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Diego Sanchez is an American professional MMA fighter. He fights for the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Diego is an “Ultimate Fighter 1 Middleweight Tournament” champion. Also, he is the “The KOTC Welterweight Championship” champion as well.
Diego Sanchez: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
Diego Sanchez was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the United States on 31st December 1981. His parents are originally from Mexico. He was born to father Michael Sanchez, while his mother’s name is unknown. He does not have any siblings.
Diego holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is Mexican.
Diego completed his schooling from La Cueva High School and then participated in wrestling and even became the state champion. He took training in Jackson’s Submission Fighting while working for United Parcel Services.
Professional Career, MMA fight, UFC
Diego debuted his boxing career with the MMA fight against Michael Johnson in 2002 and won the very first game and established himself in the field. Then, he debuted UFC in August 2005 and won against Brian Gassaway.
As of now, he is one of the players with the longest career in MMA history and has gone through with lots of ups and downs. He won and lost and almost ended his career to a bounce back, he had his share of experiences in the field.
s ‘Zen Master,’ ‘Lion Heart,’ and ‘Nightmare,’ and he was undefeated till the first seventeen matches that he had played.
He fought against Michel Pereira in the match held on February 16, 2020, where he won via disqualification.
Income, Salary, Net Worth
His income from the matches is recorded at $200 thousand, and his net worth as of date is a substantial sum of $3 million.
Is Diego Sanchez married? Wife, Children, Marriage
Diego is currently living his single life. He got married to Bernadette Sanchez in 2011. They dated for 3 months before they tied their knot. The couple welcomed a son (name unknown) and a daughter named Deija Rose. Unfortunately, the couple legally separated in 2019. Also, there was a rumor that he was dating California based model, and ring girl Ali Somana and the news of their engagement had circulated the media in 2007.
Currently, there are rumors of him dating an Instagram model in MMA forums, which has not been confirmed yet.
Height, Weight, Eye Color
Diego has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches and weighs 77 kg. He has an athletic body suitable for a fighter like him and he has covered his body with tattoos. Also, Diego has black hair and black eyes.
Diego has 25k followers on Facebook, around 11k followers on Twitter, and around 311k followers on Instagram.