‘Never Give Up’- Diego Sanchez Shares Images From Hospital as He Still Battles the Virus

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez had contracted Covid-19 and was under treatment for the same. Recently, Sanchez gave horrifying updates from his ongoing battle with coronavirus.

‘The Nightmare’ has had an impressive career in the UFC. However, he has now parted ways with the promotion. During his time in the promotion, the 39-year-old fought many great battles against notable names in the UFC. However, Sanchez is currently fighting the biggest battle of his life with Covid-19.

Sanchez is frequently updating the fans about his situation on his official Twitter account. Recently, he posted a picture of him in the hospital bed and wrote in the caption, “Pneumonia Covid never give up”

Pneumonia Covid never give up pic.twitter.com/QshVGYiUvW

— Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) November 26, 2021

Blood clots now! Covid is no motha fuckin joke

— Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) November 26, 2021

Previously, ‘The Nightmare’ had posted a Tweet where he slammed the former interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, for his remarks

Shitting, coughing, pukin, constant hot cold fevers, pain in every joint, migraines, 5 days no sleep and constantly short of breath. My boy @luisbaboon warned me I had no idea it was this evil!!! @ColbyCovMMA was talkin that shit saying it’s just a common cold. for all the sick

— Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) November 19, 2021

In his Tweet, Sanchez wrote, “Shi**ing, coughing, pukin, constant hot cold fevers, pain in every joint, migraines, 5 days no sleep and constantly short of breath. My boy @luisbaboon warned me I had no idea it was this evil!!! @ColbyCovMMA was talking that sh*t saying it’s just a common cold.”

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However, after a series of posts, many fans responded to Sanchez and wished him a quick and healthy recovery in the comments section as they await his return to professional fighting.

What is next for Diego Sanchez after UFC?

‘The Nightmare’ has an amazing professional fighting career of 31-13 under his name. He has competed against many notable names like Nate Diaz and BJ Penn in his MMA career.

Sanchez, 3-2 in his five previous bouts, is no longer with promotion. According to reports, the American-born mixed martial artist might soon make a move to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO – FEBRUARY 15: Diego Sanchez reacts after an illegal knee from Michel Pereira in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Santa Ana Star Center on February 15, 2020 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Many UFC fighters, after retiring from the promotion, try their skills inside the boxing ring. While some are dipping their hands in another form of MMA, bare-knuckle fighting is gaining popularity nowadays. Previously, former welterweight Mike Perry had also announced his move to BKFC after parting ways from UFC.

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Sanchez was interested in fighting with Mike Perry at BKFC. However, it might take a while for the 39-year-old to make his next move. Nevertheless, it will excite the fans to see the 44-fight veteran back in action.

What are your thoughts on Sanchez’s words? What do you think is next for the former UFC fighter? Let us know in the comments below.

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