Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC 253: Jake Matthews’ army training primes Australian for assault on Diego Sanchez

  • ‘The Celtic Kid’ plots victory over a fighter he first watched when he was just 11 years old
  • ‘I think the only fight that would trump this would be a title fight,’ says the Aussie welterweight

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Diego Sanchez (left) and Jake Matthews face off during the UFC 253 weigh-in on September 25, 2020 at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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