Diego Sanchez is a professional MMA fighter who competes in the Lightweight division of the UFC. He is the heart of UFC welterweight. No one has doubted the talent of an eccentric, middleweight contender ‘Diego Sanchez.’

Diego has changed his nickname several times. At present, he has the nickname ‘Lionheart.’ But has he the heart of the lion? Well, we can say, Yes! He is one of the top fighters who never give up inside the ring. He has wowed us with his storming talent and a true passion for the sport.

As you know, he seems too tough inside the ring, but what about outside the ring? Does he have a family of his own? Is he a married man or a father to kids? Let’s know if you desire to be familiar with his personal life.

Diego Sanchez’s Married Life; Is He Single?

MMA fighter Diego Sanchez keeps his private life information behind the curtains. He never talks about his relationship with the media.

But he pours all his feelings of love to his beautiful wife on Instagram. He thinks his wife is worth to know how much her husband loves her. Yes, Diego is a married man.

Not our best pic but it’s real and so is marriage this is a picture of me and my wife at @sagebrushchurch before I left her and the family to come on a Lionheart mission! I love my @blovesanchez with all my soul! I’m greatfull for her and feel blessed to have a wife! The tattoo on my chest states Bernadette XV Ecclesiastes 4:12 12 Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. I keep my private life private but I just wanted to show my honey sone love she’s worth it! #weareoneforeverandalways why XV? I always said in my younger days I’m gonna find a DIME wife so she’s my 15 out of ten because of the beautiful heart that is in her chest!!! She’s gonna swell them eyes up when she watches the Passion Of The Christ this weekend love you baby @sixgungibson thanks for the OG shirt

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Caption: Diego Sanchez expresses his love to his beautiful wife, 16 April 2017.

Diego Sanchez met his girlfriend-turned-wife, Bernadette Sanchez three months before they get married. They didn’t spend enough time dating each other.

Since the first meeting, they became engaged after three weeks and married after three months. Despite they decided to marry very soon, they are still together leading a happy married life.

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Diego and his wife, Bernadette have two children; a son and a daughter. There is no information about when their first child, a son was born. But their second child; a baby girl, Deija Rose was born on 9th of July 2013.

Diego and his wife are great parents to their kids and love them a lot. They often take them out and share their sweetest moment with their children on Instagram:


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Caption: Diego Sanchez with his lovely wife, Bernadette and two children at Disneyland, 11th March 2017.

Diego Sanchez’s Next Fight Is Against Matt Brown

In 12 years of fighting career in UFC, Matt’s fighting records are ’16 wins and 10 losses in UFC’ and ’27 wins and 10 losses in MMA.’ Not many fighters easily gain a victory against such a top fighter. He was once the Welterweight Champion and the winner of Middleweight tournament of The Ultimate Fighter 1. According to Joe Rogan, Sanchez is the best “third round fighter” in MMA. Let’s have a look at the stats or records of his fighting career.

Caption: ‘Lionheart’ Diego Sanchez’s fighting stats and records in UFC till 2005.

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Diego’s fighting records are awesome. He stands victorious in most of the bout. His next fight with fighter Matt Brown will be the great bout in the history of UFC. Matt has challenged him by saying:

I think Diego, it’s time for him to retire and I think I’m going to retire him. Diego should retire on the same night. I think it’d make the fight even more historical and memorable and I think it would be awesome for both of us. We’ll have a great fight to both go out on and the time definitely seems up for him I think

Will Diego let Matt defeat him? If you want to know then you must have to watch the bout scheduled for 11th November. The whole world is waiting to know who will retire after the bout.

Diego Sanchez’s Short Wiki-Like Bio; Age, Height, Weight And Net Worth

Born in the year 1981 Diego Sanchez celebrates his birthday on 31st December. He was born to a Mexican American family in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Currently, he is 37 years of age.

As a senior, Sanchez made his name in high school state champion in wrestling. He joined Jackson’s Submission Fighting while working for UPS.

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He has a height of 5 feet 10 inch. His body weight is 155 lb.

He started his career in MMA and made his first debut at the age of 21.

Diego had started his fighting career since 2002 at his young age. In 15 years of long career, Diego Sanchez has made himself worthy of vast net worth. Despite his huge earnings, Diego Sanchez net worth is $3 million.