Many winners of The Ultimate Fighter have gone on to have successful careers inside the octagon, with some achieving Mixed Martial Arts ultimate pinnacle. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a tough, bull-like fighter looking to impose his dominance in the UFC’S Middleweight division. A professional since June 2012 and representing K Dojo Warrior Tribe, Andrew Sanchez owns a 9-3 record in twelve career bouts consisting of five knockouts, two submissions and two decisions.
In his MMA debut, Andrew submitted Edward Smith via rear naked choke in the first round. He also submitted Daryl Cobb. Then, Andrew defeated Thomas Jones via TKO in round one. At RFA 11, he defeated Todd Meredith via TKO in the first round. Andrew also defeated Miles Marshall via TKO in round two at RFA 13. He also defeated Clinton Williams via TKO in the second round at RFA 26. At RFA 28, Sanchez defeated John Poppie via TKO in round three to capture the RFA Middleweight title. In 2016 Andrew was selected to be a part of The Ultimate Fighter 23 cast at 205 pounds. To earn his spot in the house, he defeated Phil Hawes via unanimous decision and was the top Light Heavyweight selection of team Claudia. In episode four Andrew defeated Myron Dennis via unanimous decision. In episode ten, he defeated submission specialist Eric Spicely via knockout in round one. In his official UFC debut, Andrew defeated Khalil Rountree via unanimous decision to become the season’s Light Heavyweight winner. At UFN 102 in Albany, New York, Sanchez defeated Trevor Smith via unanimous decision. This jersey bull is ready to stampede the Middleweight division!
Sanchez v Poppie RFA 28-
2. Sanchez v Williams RFA 26-