Biography(references)Born and raised in a lower-middle-class family of Mexican immigrants, Sanchez wrestled as a kid but did not continue to the high school level in the sport. He became interested in MMA and Brazilian jiu-jitsu while attending high school. After a successful amateur career, Sanchez began his professional career in 2011, starting his professional career at 4–0.
Awards & Accolades
Bellator MMA: Tied (with Patrício Freire) for second most submission victories in Bellator Featherweight division (four)
Full Fight | Patricio Pitbull vs. Emmanuel Sanchez | Bellator 255
Full Fight | Patricio Pitbull vs. Emmanuel Sanchez 1 | Bellator 209
Full Fight | Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Daniel Weichel | Bellator 252
Full Fight | Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan - Bellator 218
Full Fight | Emmanuel Sanchez vs Tywan Claxton - Bellator 226
Full Fight | Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Sicilia - Bellator 198
Fight Outcomes - WinsLosses
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