Diego Sanchez has been fighting in the UFC for more than nine years and has had one chance at the UFC's lightweight title a fight he lost to BJ Penn. However, Sanchez does believe that current lightweight champion can be beaten and it's just a matter of time as the belt is there for the taking:
"After watching Benson Henderson's performance against Gilbert Melendez, I must say, I wasn't impressed," he told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio). "I see a lot of holes in his game, and I feel like that belt's there for the taking."
UFC 164 takes place Aug. 31 at Milwaukee's Bradley Center. Sanchez said he will be part of the event's pay-per-view main-card.
Earlier this month, lightweight champ Henderson defended his belt a third time with a split-decision win over former Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 7. The champ is now expected to meet the winner of an upcoming bout between two-time title challenger Gray Maynard and T.J. Grant at UFC 160.
Henderson wants to exceed middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva as the winningest champ in UFC history, but Sanchez doubts he'll be able to do it.
"I don't see that," he said. "I see a man who is growing in his martial arts experience. A great fighter, but I see holes in his game, and I really felt he lost that fight to Gilbert."
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