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IV ban sends Diego Sanchez back to lightweight

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Yo-yo diet!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) somethingweight veteran Diego Sanchez is back on the weight-cutting roller coaster, thanks to the recent ban on intravenous (IV) hydration handed down by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last summer.

Goodbye sauna, hello Krispy Kreme!

It's a shitty new policy, according to this fighter, but Sanchez is not alone.

Several other fighters have been moving around in recent months, like former lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Joining him in the land of welterweights is Donald Cerrone (for now), and ex-featherweight Dustin Poirier is back at lightweight and looking better than ever (proof).

Hopefully the change of scenery bears fruit for the struggling "Dream," just 1-3 over his last four, including last November's unanimous decision loss to Ricardo Lamas in Mexico.

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