Emmanuel Sanchez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-3-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 featherweight in the world. He lost to Daniel Weichel in 2016 (Weichel vs Sanchez) but he came back to win in 2017 beating Georgi Karakhanyan (Karakhanyan vs Sanchez), Marcos Galvao (Sanchez vs Galvao) and Daniel Straus (Daniel Straus vs Emmanuel Sanchez).
His opponent, Sam Sicilia, has a record of 16-8-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.68 in the same weight class. He suffered three consecutive defeats between 2015 and 2017, the last one with Gavint Tucker but then he has beat Marcos Galvao. Sanchez vs Sicilia is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir – Bellator 198. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 198: Fedor vs Mir
Where: Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Sanchez’s previous fight: Daniel Straus vs Emmanuel Sanchez
Sanchez’s next fight: Patricio Freire vs Emmanuel Sanchez
Sanchez vs Sicilia full fight video:
Official video (USA)