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Diego Sanchez Competes in Grappling Tournament During UFC Fan Expo

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Diego Sanchez has his next fight set. Well sort of.

The former “Ultimate Fighter” winner and one time Abu Dhabi grappling competitor will return to his roots during the UFC 129 weekend and compete in a 4-man grappling tournament.

Sanchez will square off with Canadian grappler Andrew McInnes in the first round of the tournament, while Ryan Hall meets Jorge Britto.

The opening round matches will take place on Friday, April 29 starting at 1:30pm ET, and the final match takes place on Saturday, April 30 at 1:30pm ET.

Also taking part in the grappling extravaganza will be famed trainer and jiu-jitsu instructor Fabio Holanda as he takes on seven time Grappler’s Quest champion Nolan Dutch in a special super fight on Saturday, April 30 at 1:30pm ET.

The four man tournament is presented by Grappler’s Quest as a part of the UFC Fan Expo taking place at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto.

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