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Old 10-23-2013, 03:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've been calling for this fight for so long. Read my old posts...haha! Sooo much fun. The beauty would be the pre-fight hype, weigh ins and we all know they're going to back it up come fight time. I just hope they don't scrap in the hospital.

Diego's gonna smother em unless Nate gets those body shots in the way Gilbert did early on to slow em down. I think maybe that's why Diego didn't quite go all out just yet. He was recuperating. This would probably be a Fight Night main event.

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After a grueling and massively entertaining three-round battle with top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 166 on Saturday, Diego Sanchez is already thinking about a five-round rematch with the former Strikeforce champ.

Check out what "The Dream" tweeted at Melendez last night:
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@GilbertMelendez it was fun going to war, you have pettis and Josh's number get the belt I'll be climbing the rankings WW2 will happen 5rds

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@GilbertMelendez it was fun going to war, you have pettis and Josh's number get the belt I'll be climbing the rankings WW2 will happen 5rds
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@DiegoSanchezUFC looking forward to it! Much respect
5:47 PM - 21 Oct 2013

Thankfully for the fans, "El Nino" was quick to respond and made it clear he is also looking forward to a championship rematch somewhere down the line.


For any fight fan who still hasn't seen Sanchez vs. Melendez, the bout is a must-see. The Cesar Gracie fighter picked apart the original Ultimate Fighter for 10 minutes, yet the underdog refused to stop coming forward and throwing his own shots.

Clearly well ahead on the scorecards after two rounds—turning his opponent into a bloody mess in the process—Melendez refused to take the easy way out and continued to trade leather with his fellow Mexican-American adversary for one more round.

As the fans at Houston's Toyota Center clapped and cheered in appreciation and astonishment, Sanchez nearly scored the comeback of a lifetime by dropping Melendez with an uppercut.

For better or for worse, Sanchez attempted to end the fight with a guillotine choke. However, it was to no avail, as both fighters ended up swinging for the fences for a few seconds longer after they climbed back to their feet.

The front-runner for 2013 "Fight of the Year"—and a blatantly obvious choice for UFC 166 "Fight of the Night"—has UFC President Dana White strongly considering giving Melendez the winner of Anthony Pettis vs. Josh Thomson at UFC on FOX 9 in December, per BJPenn.com.

Melendez fought then-champ Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 7 in April, losing a heavily disputed decision.

While White has been non-committal about what's next for Sanchez, the entertaining brawler has thrown former title challenger Nate Diaz's name into the equation.

Needless to say, Sanchez doesn't feel three rounds will do this matchup the justice it deserves.

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Im thinking maybe nate diaz for the next fight would be a epic 5 rounder.
12:13 PM - 22 Oct 2013


Diaz is booked to face Gray Maynard at TUF season 18 finale next month, entering the bout on a two-fight losing streak with a 3-4 record in his past seven fights.

Sanchez holds a victory over Nate's brother Nick, a welterweight contest that mostly took place on the ground all the way back in November 2005.

Does Sanchez have what it takes to work his way back into the title picture at lightweight, or is any hope of Sanchez vs. Melendez II simply wishful thinking?

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Old 10-23-2013, 04:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Would be an awesome fight. Book it Joe!
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Great fight and makes a lot of sense.

See Diego winning after dragging Nate into a blood soaked brawl.
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I'd love to see this fight put together.
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Diego Sanchez vs Melvin Guillard is another possibility.

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Hot off the heels of one of the greatest lightweight fights ever between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez, Melvin Guillard will be stepping into the cage to face Ross Pearson on the UFC Fight Night 30 card in the co-main event slot.

One would imagine trying to follow that fight would be a great deal of pressure for any two lightweights; but if it is, Melvin Guillard isn’t feeling it. In fact, while not dismissive of either Melendez or Sanchez, he was “optimistic” about his chances against either man (h/t Mike Bohn and Matt Erickson at MMAJunkie.com).

“I would have dropped either one of them,” Guillard said. “I used to drop Diego Sanchez in practice all the time. When I hit people, I hurt people. That’s just what I do.”


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They will likely put Diego on a bunch of Fox cards now based on that performance. I wouldn't be surprised to see them do Diego vs. Diaz or Melvin on Fox considering it'd be a high action fight.
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Fight makes a lot of sense and would be a good one.

I'd have Nate winning as he is better on the ground and is much more technical and would keep Diego on the end of his combos.
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