The black belt in gaidojutsu, Bjj and Tuf Mw tournament winner Diego Sanchez entered this fight with a pro record of 30-12-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.69 welterweight in the world. He lost to Michael Chiesa last year (Michael Chiesa vs Diego Sanchez) but he came back to win against Michel Pereira in 2020 (Diego Sanchez vs Michel Pereira).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Jake Matthews, has an official mma record of 16-4-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.60 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Anthony Rocco Martin in 2018 but then he has won over Rostem Akman and Emil Weber Meek. Matthews vs Sanchez is on the undercard of Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa – UFC 253. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa
Where: Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Sanchez’s previous fight: Diego Sanchez vs Michel Pereira
Sanchez’s next fight: Kevin Lee vs Diego Sanchez
Sanchez vs Matthews Fight Video:
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