Meanwhile, Ronny Markes
was handed an indefinite suspension after suffering a hand injury
in his successful middleweight debut against Aaron
Simpson. The Brazilian must receive doctor’s clearance on his
right hand before the suspension can be lifted.
Headlined by a hard-fought welterweight contest between Jake
Ellenberger and Diego
Sanchez, UFC on Fuel 1 was attended by 7,120 spectators,
according to Dunn. Ellenberger walked away from the Omaha Civic
Auditorium in Omaha, Neb., with a unanimous decision victory,
holding off a late charge from Sanchez to earn his sixth straight
Additionally, Dunn revealed that six competitors were randomly drug
tested at the event, but the results have not yet come back.
Fighter salaries were not disclosed.