Dana White is uncertain about reintroducing Diego Sanchez to the UFC roster. Sanchez was recently released from the UFC. The UFC veteran was let go when his coach/manager, Joshua Fabia, requested Sanchez’s medical information dating back to 2005. The UFC was concerned about Sanchez’s fitness to participate and hence cut him off from the organisation.
Sanchez defended Fabia in the midst of immense criticism
Many speculated that Sanchez’s abrupt departure from the UFC resulted from his highly contentious coach and manager, Fabia. Sanchez did not take the criticism well and defended Fabia while attacking the UFC, admitting he was afraid the multi-billion dollar company would come after him.
After the very public announcement that Sanchez was no longer linked with his contentious coach/manager Joshua Fabia, Fabia unleashed a slew of insults and allegations directed at Sanchez. He accused the UFC veteran of having a drug issue.
In an interview with Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, Dana White stated that he was unclear whether the UFC would reintroduce Sanchez after his split with Fabia.
“I don’t know. I honestly don’t know. Even when we were doing a farewell fight I didn’t love it. I didn’t love the fact that he’s still fighting, but no matter what I do, if I let Diego go he’ll probably end up somewhere else,” White said.
“That’s what I was thinking at the time and I love the kid. He wanted one more fight, I was going to give it to him and then all hell broke loose, and here we are today.”
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