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Diego Sanchez-Takanori Gomi Added To UFC On Fuel TV 8

Diego Sanchez will make his return to the lightweight division this March, as he takes on Takanori Gomi at UFC on Fuel TV 8.

Sanchez (23-5) once competed for the UFC 155-pound title, falling to BJ Penn. He went 2-2 in a stint at welterweight, including a recent loss to Jake Ellenberger.

Gomi (34-8) is a native of Japan and will have the home-Octagon advantage, as the card takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. He is a former Pride champion who has won his last two fights.

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