Diego Sanchez and Jake Ellenberger put on an entertaining show at UFC on Fuel TV. Here are the results of the UFC on Fuel TV fight card, held on Feb. 15, at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, NE:
Jake Ellenberger defeats Diego Sanchez
Ellenberger landed the more telling strikes in the earlier rounds of the fight, but Diego put on an impressive comeback attempt in the final round, getting Jake to the ground and firing some vicious punches. For a moment, it looked like Diego was about to steal the victory, but Ellenberger showed a lot of grit, surviving the onslaught and securing the unanimous decision.
Stefan Struve defeats Dave Herman
Herman looked like the better fighter in the first round, but he started slowing down in the second. Struve sent Herman to the ground with an uppercut, quickly transitioning to the mount position. Herman looked like a fish out of water on his back, and Struve was able to seal the deal with some ground-and-pound.
Ronny Markes defeat Aaron Simpson
Simpson dominated the first round, but Markes looked a lot better in the latter rounds, out grappling the All-American wrestler and earning the split decision.
Stipe Miocic defeats Philip De Fries
Both men came out swinging at UFC on Fuel TV, but Miocic proved to be the better striker, sending Phillip to the ground with a big right hand and following up with a barrage of punches.
T.J. Dillashaw defeats Walel Watson
Dillashaw imposed his will against Watson, keeping him on his back for the majority of the fight and working some serious ground-and-pound. To his credit, Watson hung in there until the final bell, threatening Dillashaw with multiple submissions. All three judges gave Dillashaw the nod.
Ivan Menjivar defeats John Albert (rear-naked choke, round one)
Jonathan Brookins defeats Vagner Rocha (KO, round one)
Justin Salas defeats Anton Kuivanen (unanimous decision)
Tim Means defeats Bernardo Magalhaes (unanimous decision)