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Diego Sanchez Blames UFC 171 Loss on Food Poisoning from SER Steakhouse

Diego Sanchez lost to a raw quail egg. (photo via
Diego Sanchez lost to a raw quail egg. (photo via

Mixed martial artist Diego Sanchez, 32, apparently suffered from a case of steak tartare with raw quail egg at SER before he competed at the Ultimate Fighting Championship 171′s lightweight division. The competition took place inside the American Airlines Center on Saturday, March 15, and Sanchez blames his loss to Myles Jury on his dinner at the Hilton Anatole’s top-floor steakhouse, which is run by chef Anthony Van Camp. The MMA pro took to Twitter to complain very loudly about his food poisoning misfortune, even posting the entire menu at SER to prove his point.

If it wasn’t Jury that defeated him, it was definitely raw food.

The winner, Myles Jury (in black hoodie), celebrated his victory at The Slow Bone.



[Update 3/18/14: SER has issued this statement: “In light of recent allegations by Diego Sanchez, SĒR Steak + Spirits would like to state that we have received no official reports of food poisoning. We take these accusations very seriously and would like to assure our valued guests that we adhere to the strictest food safety standards. We stand behind our product and know that it is impeccably sourced and prepared.”]