Diego Sanchez promises to put "Pedal to the Metal" against Matt Hughes

Former UFC Lightweight title challenger Diego “Nightmare/Dream” Sanchez promises an exciting encounter with Matt Hughes in the co-main event of UFC 135 later this month. Twenty-nine year old Sanchez will look to extend his two-fight winning streak in the UFC Welterweight division, with sights on getting himself close to the title shot mix. In his last bout, Sanchez defeated Martin Kampmann via a controversial Unanimous Decision, that also earned the Greg Jackson product his fourth Fight of the Night award inside the Octagon.

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  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Mauromina/ mauromina

    i now realize that this guy is the mexican justin timberlake… even in his way of speaking!! they should change nightmare for that

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/En09si/ en09si

    Matt Hughes in his prime would have eaten diego like a mean dreamcatcher. Unfortunately gotta say I’ve got Diego taking this by pretty fast TKO. Matt’s chin isn’t what it used to be…

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Chaos/ chaos

    I don’t know, I got Hughes taking this one but whenever Diego fights its usually a pretty good show. If he explodes like he did with Guida that would be awesome.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Random_mma/ random_mma


  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Six/ Six

    Neither Hughes nor Diego have the skills to compete in the UFC anymore at a high level.

    Diego’s striking is terrible .. run in throw 2 or 3 wild strikes and go for a takedown (wash, rinse, repeat) .. if Hughes can’t beat him he is indeed washed up (IMO)

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Nemesis/ Nemesis

    I don’t understand your analogy about the dreamcatcher, but it probably is likely that hughes in his prime would have won.

    Now, probably not.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Micah-In-San-Diego/ micah in san diego

    someone get this guy some valium j/k

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Nur/ nur

    Diego gets a second “vag_na” on his foerhead

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Chiller/ chiller

    Diego Sanchez will retire Matt Hughes.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/GnPGorilla/ GnPGorilla

    Dreamcatchers are meant to catch bad dreams/nightmares (Diego’s nickname), kind of like a fly in a spider web.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Nemesis/ Nemesis

    Oh ahaha lol.

    I was like “dreamcatchers being edible?”

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/BearAttacks/ BearAttacks

    Diego is hurt :(

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Nur/ nur

    he pulled out of the fight btw.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Ciaran_Den/ Ciaran_Den