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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – It has been almost six years since Diego Sanchez last fought in his home state. On Saturday night, Sanchez (29-12 MMA, 18-12 UFC) returns to fight on New Mexico soil, when he takes on viral knockout artist Michel Pereira in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 25. “The fight might be in Rio Rancho, but it’s Albuquerque, New Mexico to me,” Sanchez told MMA Junkie on Thursday. “On this land, I’m...

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion, Weili Zhang, doesn’t understand why former division titleholder, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, is so angry these days. Probably because “Magnum” doesn’t know what it feels like to lay an egg in her last three title fights. “Anywhere, anytime,” Jedrzejczyk told South China Morning Post. “Bangkok, Sri Lanka, Warsaw, Toronto, it doesn’t matter where. For me, it doesn’t matter. I will make my way. Even if we have to take a...

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In what will no doubt come as disappointing news to Paige VanZant, who was hoping to capitalize on a strawweight opportunity later this year, it seems top ranked 115-pound contender, Michelle Waterson, is moving forward with her UFC Fight Night 161 main event this weekend on ESPN+ in Tampa, Florida. And because the “Karate Hottie” would not be pressured into taking a catch-weight fight, opponent Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be forced to attempt another “scary weight...