Article

Sanchez Gets His Dream Fight with Hughes This Fall

Diego Sanchez to face Hall of Famer Matt Hughes this fall...
Welterweight contender Diego Sanchez has never been shy in expressing his desire for a fight with UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes. This fall, Sanchez will get his wish, as he faces the legendary two-time welterweight champ on a date and at a venue to be announced.

“A matchup between two welterweight fan favorites has been verbally agreed to as Diego “The Dream” Sanchez will face former UFC welterweight champion and Hall of Famer Matt Hughes,” said UFC President Dana White. “Sanchez is coming off of a Fight of Night winning performance against Martin Kampmann and Hughes is looking to add another great victory to his incredible UFC career.”
Saturday, September 27
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Las Vegas, NV

Media

Recent
In this special edition of the UFC Minute, Lisa Foiles brings you breaking Invicta FC news regarding its return to UFC Fight Pass and Cris Cyborg's new weight class.
Sep 22, 2014
Lisa Foiles recaps all the action from this week, provides an update on heavyweight Matt Mitrione, and looks ahead to UFC 178 this weekend!
Sep 21, 2014
We step inside the Octagon with Dan Hardy & John Gooden to take a look at upcoming UFC 178 this weekend in Vegas.
Sep 22, 2014
Irish instigator Conor McGregor will look to continue his metoric rise in the featherweight division as he meets fiery scrapper Dustin Poirier.
Sep 21, 2014