Diego Sanchez may have finished 2011 with a controversial win over Martin Kampmann, but at UFC on Fuel 1, he gets a chance to silence the critics and prove he can win one on his own instead of just "gutting one out" inside the Octagon.
In order to do it, however, he must step into enemy territory and not only defeat Omaha, Nebraska's own Jake Ellenberger, but do so in such a way as to leave no doubt that he beat Ellenberger as badly as the judges claim that he beat Kampmann.
Underneath this headliner is a heavyweight clash of titans, as Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve faces off against multi-promotional veteran and consummate finisher Dave "Pee Wee" Herman.
Also, Ronny Markes drops down to middleweight to face Aaron "A-Train" Simpson, undefeated heavyweights do battle when Croatian-blooded Ohioan prospect Stipe Miocic faces British submission wizard Philip De Fries, and finally, TUF 14 bantamweight finalist T.J. "The Viper" Dillashaw looks to fully halt Walel "The Gazelle" Watson's momentum.
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