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Return to roots best move for Sanchez

Updated: March 2, 2011, 9:43 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Success came quickly for Diego Sanchez. It also arrived when he was most vulnerable.

In April 2005, at just 23 years old, Sanchez became "The Ultimate Fighter" Season 1 middleweight champion. That distinction brought him fame and money, neither of which he was mature enough to handle.

A native of Albuquerque, N.M., Sanchez wasn't used to life in the fast lane. But becoming a highly recognizable fighter in mixed martial arts' grandest promotion (UFC) opened an exciting, ...

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