Diego Sanchez to fight Donald Cerrone as his retirement fight!

After a long run in the UFC, it looks like Diego Sanchez has finally decided to put an end to his fighting career. Catch what we could expect from his final right against Donald Cerrone below!

Diego Sanchez to fight Donald Cerrone

Diego Sanchez to fight Donald Cerrone as his retirement fight!

One of the pioneers in the fight world, Diego Sanchez, will soon be having his final fight. This time, UFC legend Donald Cerrone will be meeting him in the cage. Previously, Sanchez was the first fighter that won the Ultimate Fighter (Middleweight) division. Furthermore, he was also on the list of the most promising prospects during his rise to stardom. During his time in the promotion, Sanchez has fought many great opponents. 

The list includes famous names like Nick Diaz, Josh Koscheck, BJ Penn, and many others. No matter who he fought, the American fighter always delivered the most exciting performances. His entertaining fighting styles have attracted many fans during his Heyday. Despite having a weaker defense stand, his kill or be killed style was iconic. Stopping at the 43 pro fight mark, this seems like a good time to hand up the gloves.

Diego Sanchez

Up to now, fans have expressed concern over his health. Outside of the Octagon, there have been signs of CTE and many strange actions from him. On the other hand, while confirming his career’s final fight, Sanchez leaves an open door. In detail, ‘The Nightmare’ claimed that he would be up to fight McGregor if the opportunity arises. Without a doubt, the hefty paycheck is among one of the reasons for such a matchup. Furthermore, the Notorious also expressed that he would like to meet Diego Sanchez in the cage during his exchange with the UFC president. 

Another legend

His rival, Donald Cerrone, is also a force to be reckoned with. The “Cowboy” is still holding the record for most wins in the promotion. Besides, he is still one of the most active fighters in the game. With a 4-fight losing streak plus 1 No contest fight, it looks like Cerrone badly needs a win to get back on track. There fight would take place on May 8th.