2016 MMA fight – Daniel Weichel vs Emmanuel Sanchez – full fight Video Bellator 159

2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-07-22, disappointing fight between Daniel Weichel and Emmanuel Sanchez: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former M-1 Lw and Bellator Fw tournament champion Daniel Weichel entered this fight with a mma record of 36-9-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 featherweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Pat Curran (=Curran vs Weichel) and Georgi Karakhanyan (=Weichel vs Karakhanyan) but between these two fights he lost to Patricio Freire (=Freire vs Weichel).
His opponent, Emmanuel Sanchez, has an official record of 13-2-0 (46% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Pat Curran last year (=Curran vs Sanchez) but then he has won three consecutive fights beating Daniel Pineda in 2016 (=Sanchez vs Pineda). Weichel vs Sanchez is on the undercard of Darrion Caldwell vs Joe Taimanglo – Bellator 159; they also faced each other a second time on November 12, 2020 (Daniel Weichel vs Emmanuel Sanchez 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!



Event: Bellator 159: Caldwell vs Taimanglo

Date: 2016-07-22

Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA

Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Daniel Weichel def. Emmanuel Sanchez (split decision, 30-27, 27-30, 29-28)


Bellator 159 fight card (main fights):
Darrion Caldwell vs Joe Taimanglo
David Rickels vs Melvin Guillard
Daniel Weichel vs Emmanuel Sanchez

Weichel’s previous fight: Daniel Weichel vs Georgi Karakhanyan

Sanchez’s previous fight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs Daniel Pineda

Weichel’s next fight: Daniel Weichel vs Brian Moore

Sanchez’s next fight: Georgi Karakhanyan vs Emmanuel Sanchez



Weichel vs Sanchez Fight Video:

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Official video (USA)



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