Diego Sanchez

Diego has fought in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight, and middleweight divisions throughout his career. He was known as ‘Zen Master,’ ‘Lion Heart,’ and ‘Nightmare,’ and he was undefeated in his first seventeen encounters.

Diego Sanchez is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight division. He has won the “Ultimate Fighter 1 Middleweight Tournament” as well as the “KOTC Welterweight Championship.” In his career, he has a 29-win record in 41 matches. On February 16, 2020, he faced Michel Pereira in a match that he won by disqualification.

Table of Bio/Wiki

Salary, Net Worth, and Income


Diego Sanchez made his MMA debut in 2002, defeating Michael Johnson and establishing himself in the sport. In August 2005, he made his UFC debut and defeated Brian Gassaway. He is one of the players in MMA history to have had the longest career and has seen many ups and downs: from winning to losing to almost ending his career to bouncing back, he has seen it all. With these credentials and a long career history, it’s reasonable to assume he’s amassed a sizable fortune and a sizable net worth. His income from the matches is valued at $200,000, and his net worth is estimated to be over $3 million as of now.


Married to wife, Bernadette Sanchez, Divorce


Diego married Bernadette Sanchez in 2011, after just dated her for three months. Diego had often bragged over his wife, describing how they had fell in love after only a few meetings and decided to marry. The couple has a son (whose name is unknown) and a daughter, Deija Rose. Their relationship, on the other hand, took a toll, and they divorced in 2019. Diego had previously been linked to California-based model and ring girl Ali Somana, with reports of their engagement circulating in the media in 2007. Diego is now single and concentrating on his work. However, there have been allegations in MMA forums that he is dating an Instagram model, which has yet to be proven.

Siblings, Parents, and Family of Diego Sanchez:

Diego Sanchez was born on December 31, 1981, to Mexican parents in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. Michael Sanchez was his father’s name, while his mother’s name is unknown. To his parents, he was an only kid. He engaged in wrestling while attending La Cueva High School and even won the state championship. While working for United Parcel Services, he trained with Jackson’s Submission Fighting.

Body Measurement of Diego Sanchez: 

Diego is a tall man, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 77 kg. He has an athletic body that is ideal for a fighter, which is enhanced by his black eyes and black hair. Sanchez has tattoos all over his body. He has a height of 72 inches and a reach of 72 inches.

Facts of  Diego Sanchez

Real Name Diego Michael Sanchez
Birthday December 31, 1981
Birthplace Albuquerque, New Mexico
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mexican-American
Profession Mixed Martial Artist (UFC)
Dating/Girlfriend Ali Somana
Married/Wife Bernadette Sanchez (2011-2019)
Salary/Income $200 thousands
Net Worth $3 million
Parents Michael Sanchez (father)
Siblings No Siblings

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