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Diego Sanchez is a toweringly gallant fighter, with an out-of-cage personality that some find a little, well, out of there. There was bafflement when he left Jackson-Wink MMA to train with unheralded School of Self Awareness founder Josh Fabia. Instead of having Greg Jackson, Mike Winkeljohn, and Chad Smith in his corner, for his last two fights, Sanchez had just Fabia, losing the first, and winning the second by being kneed countless times, until a knee on a downed fighter landed, and Sanchez opted for the DQW.
There was widespread criticism of the cornering, including by commentators Daniel Cormier and Trevor Wittman. Now both Fabia and Sanchez have reacted.
“It’s really awesome you and Joe Rogan know how to talk s*** without saying my name,” wrote Fabia on Instagram. “But make sure it’s in metadata to be connected and found in search engines. You think you’re slick. I am aware of what you are doing and you will be exposed for your biases. Very classy smear campaign. You guys are real gentlemen. Gotta tell you I really feel the love.”
Fabia's reputation as a moonbat wasn't helped by the reference to Joe Rogan, who didn't call the fight. However, Sanchez was undeterred.
"When the media is bullying don’t allow them to get away with it, call them out on there s*** publicly!" Sanchez responded. "Go read the comments in on the recent post about listen to the STRANGE corner advice I received! MMA Junkie where they are slandering Joshua Fabia & School of Self Awareness #antibullying #fakenews #fakenewsmedia
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