Come on Down Diego

MMAWeekly has a piece with Diego Sanchez musing about moving down to 155:

"I know I'm going to come back strong. I'm contemplating in my mind whether I'm going to drop to 55 (155 lbs.) or not because I really am a smaller welterweight. It's either that or start power lifting and get a little stronger because I did feel a little bit not as strong in there as I should have been."

"I've got to really think about it. It's something that I've got to give some serious thought," stated Sanchez about the possible move to lightweight.

"I like fighting the guys at 170. I'm not afraid of any of the guys. It's not like I want to drop down like that, but the 155 lbers. are just as dangerous as the 170 lbers. It's just something that I have to think about. I want to fight BJ Penn."

Diego would certainly have an immediate impact on the 155 pound division. A Diego Sanchez/B.J. Penn title match = big money headlining fight. That's assuming a lot of things though -- Sherk being stripped, B.J. beating Joe Stevenson...guess I should be careful so the match doesn't get jinxed like Chuck vs Wanderlei.

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