Andrew "El Dirte" Sanchez
Height: 6' 1"
Leg reach: 41.50
Weight: 185 lbs.
Nationality: Belleville, United States
AccoladesWins by KO: 6
Wins by submission: 2
Wins by decision: 4
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 841
Significant Strikes Landed: 409
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 43
Takedowns Landed: 13
Andrew Sanchez is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Middleweight division. He was born on December 21, 1989 in Minot, North Dakota and started his competitive fighting career back in 2010 after graduating from college with a degree in business administration.
Sanchez began his professional MMA career as an amateur fighter for Minnesota-based Xcessive Force Fighting Championship. During this time he earned two separate TKO victories and one unanimous decision win over future UFC veteran Cody Pfister and quickly established himself as one of the top fighters from the region. After transitioning to professional competition, Sanchez maintained his unbeaten record while competing for promotions such as RFA and LFA before signing with UFC or The Ultimate Fighter contract in 2016.
In 2017 he made his official UFC debut against Khalil Rountree Jr., winning via unanimous decision victory after three rounds of action packed exchanges between them at “The Ultimate Fighter 25” finale event which took place at Las Vegas, Nevada; this marked a major milestone for him since it was also his first fight on national television platform. In 2018 he earned another impressive victory when he knocked out Ryan Janes at “UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Edwards” event which took place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang district of Singapore; this win helped him get closer to achieving greater heights within the promotion by becoming legitimate contender for middleweight title shot eventually helping him become more popular among fans worldwide due to their confident nature about Andrew’s potential success inside octagon cage against any opponents that stands opposite side of him including champions like Robert Whittaker, Luke Rockhold etc..
His next fight resulted into being a draw following five rounds war against Markus Perez Echeimberg during “UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko Vs Carmouche 2” event which took place 2019 April 20th at Antel Arena located Montevideo Uruguay but still managed to impress fans worldwide through displaying high level technical skills inside octagon cage throughout match duration despite not getting outright win or loss result outcome ultimately ending up keeping both fighters undefeated records intact till date making it clear how well capable they are when comes down taking respective fights seriously regardless situation arises during each individual matches if given enough opportunity perform under bright lights then could potentially achieve great things going forward towards earning championship status someday soon…
Currently ranked #13 among other contenders within Middleweight category according Andrew’s profile page UFC official website & recently signed four fight extension deal with them means that many exciting matchups coming up near future featuring talented rising star where everyone can witness firsthand what makes different than others proving worth every penny invested promoting competitive spirit help promote further growth mixed martial arts community entire world wide audience enjoy watching each passing moment LIVE!
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 2:35
Sat. Oct 16, 2021
by KO/TKO in Round 3
Sat. Jan 23, 2021
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Aug 08, 2020
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 12, 2019
Sat. Sep 14, 2019