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‘UFC on FUEL TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger’ Video Highlights

Written by Tom Ngo
February 16th, 2012
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If you happened to miss “UFC on FUEL TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger” on Wednesday, no worries because the good folks over at FOX have released video highlights from last night’s action.

A welterweight scrap between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez (Pictured) headlined the festivities. Ellenberger survived a late rally by Sanchez to take home a unanimous decision victory in front of his hometown.

Their thrilling 15-minute affair earned each athlete an extra $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ honors.

Stefan Struve continued his climb up the heavyweight totem pole by knocking out Dave Herman in the show’s co-featured contest.

The event took place inside Omaha Civic Auditorium in Nebraska. The card marked FUEL TV’s official debut into the mixed martial arts world.

Please click the media player below to watch the recap:

Here are the official results from last night:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook)

Tim Means Defeated Bernardo Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Justin Salas Defeated Anton Kuivanen via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-27)

Sean Loeffler vs. Buddy Roberts

The bout has been cancelled after Loeffler injured his ankle during warmups. Both fighters received their ‘show purse,’ while Roberts was also paid his ‘win bonus.’

Jonathan Brookins Defeated Vagner Rocha via KO (Punches) at 1:32 in the 1stRound

Main Bouts:

(FUEL TV)

Ivan Menjivar Defeated John Albert via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:45 in the 1stRound

TJ Dillashaw Defeated Walel Watson via Unanimous Decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

Ronny Markes Defeated Aaron Simpson via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Stefan Struve Defeated Dave Herman via TKO (Punches) at 3:52 in the 2ndRound

Jake Ellenberger Defeated Diego Sanchez via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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