Diego Sanchez had a long and memorable career with the UFC, the winner of the First installation of “The Ultimate Fighter” series was competing for 16 years, and he was booked to face Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his retirement bout this Saturday, but he was released from his contract following an ugly altercation between his manager and the UFC.
Sanchez’s crazy coach asked for all of Sanchez’s medical record the company possess and UFC management became suspicious and worried about Diego’s health, upon receiving no clarification they pulled him out from the fight, now after this Diego appeared on a talk show and he had an absolute heartbreaking message for Dana White.
“What’s up, Dana?” Diego Sanchez asked on Sirius XM’s MMA Today with RJ Clifford and Anthony Smith. “Man, I tried for two years to get a meeting with you. Oh, shit. I was the first Ultimate Fighter. Didn’t that show do something for the company when it was $60 million in debt? Oh, oh, all that fight of the nights. All that TV time, Spike TV, Fox TV, ESPN, all of ’em. And you can’t meet with your boy?
“I’m there in Vegas training, I’m going to Vegas and training there. Weeks on weeks on weeks, I put 60 to 70 hours in the UFC P.I. just to try to get a meeting with you Dana. Just to try to meet you in crossing. But you won’t meet with me ’cause you don’t want to hear what I gotta say?”
Diego added, “You don’t want to talk to me? You don’t want to talk to my batsh*t crazy manager? Why? Cause he might bring some light – some awareness to what you’re hiding in the dark? I’m still open to meet with you Dana. Be a f*cking ma. Be a real f*cking boss.”
“I f*cking cried… I f*cking cried for this f*cking company,” Diego Sanchez cried his heart out in this interview
Diego kept on complaining how he sacrificed everything for the UFC, but he didn’t get the respect he deserved, “When I’ve bled, I’ve sweat, I f*cking cried… I f*cking cried for this f*cking company. I f*cking sacrificed more than you will ever know. And you can’t have 45 minutes to meet with [me]? But you’ll meet with Clay Guida and you’ll post that sh*t up.”
Diego continued, “But… little ol’ brown boy from New Mexico who was supposed to be knocked the f*ck out on The Ultimate Fighter – that you have to switch the agenda and make me fight my own teammate, Josh Koscheck. You had to flip the f*cking narrative because I’m f*ckin’ it up. I’m in there and I’m winning fights I’m not supposed to win and I’ve done this my whole career. I was supposed to be chewed up, swallowed, and sh*t out a long f*cking time ago. And believe me, I f*cked up a lot of bets – there’s a lot of money.”
Sanchez also talked about Dana White’s gambling problem, and said, “Everybody knows Dana’s got a betting problem. I saw they posted ‘he always wins on the blackjack table.’ The Palms had to ‘kick him out because he wins so much.’ Well, I know you ain’t winning on everything. And I know you got a gambling problem.”
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