‘UFC on FUEL TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger’ Medical Suspensions Issued

Written by Tom Ngo
February 21st, 2012

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The Nebraska State Athletic Commission has medically suspended four “UFC on FUEL TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger” contestants for various injuries sustained during their respective scraps last Wednesday.

According to MMAWeekly, Vagner Rocha, Phil De Fries, and Dave Herman, who each lost via some form of knockout, were issued 30-day bans.

Although Ronny Markes left Nebraska with a split decision victory over Aaron Simpson, the middleweight has been handed an indefinite suspension for a possible broken right hand.

Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha hosted last week’s festivities. The show marked FUEL TV’s official debut into the mixed martial arts arena.

Jake Ellenberger posted a unanimous decision win over Diego Sanchez in the night’s featured attraction.

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