Diego Sanchez vs. Paulo Thiago at UFC 121 in Anaheim, California

Ultimate Fighter 1 winner, Diego Sanchez will next face dangerous Brazilian, Paulo Thiago in a welterweight clash at UFC 121 in Anaheim, Califfornia on October 23rd, 2010. Sanchez confirmed the news via his Facebook page, adding he’s moved back to New Mexico and is now training at Albuquerque Kickboxing.

Sanchez is desperate for a win at this stage of his career after losing to B.J. Penn last December and most recently British up and comer, John Hathaway in May. Prior to that “Nightmare” ran a four fight win streak over the likes of David Bielkheden, Luigi Fioravanti, Joe Stevenson, and Clay Guida.

As for Thiago, his only two losses come inside the Octagon, one loss to Jon Fitch and most recently he was controlled for three rounds by Martin Kampmann. Prior to that he’d defeated the likes of Josh Koscheck, Jacob Volkmann and Mike Swick.

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