Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger at UFC on FUEL TV in Omaha, Nebraska

“Ultimate Fighter” season one winner, Diego Sanchez will meet top contender, Jake Ellenberger at the yet to be announced UFC on FUEL event likely in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15th, 2012.

Sanchez is coming off a two-fight winning streak, defeating both Martin Kampmann and Paulo Thiago via decision since returning to the welterweight division. He was set to face “Hall of Famer”, Matt Hughes at UFC 135 but was forced out due to injury.

Ellenberger shot up the 170 pound ranks after a first minute knockout win over former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 25. He also holds notable wins over Mike Pyle, John Howard and Sean Pierson.

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