"If Ellenberger comes in and connects with some hard shots in the beginning, then I think he's going to take it. The later the fight goes, the better for Diego. You know, Diego's got good cardio and I think that when Ellenberger fought Carlos Condit, he almost stopped the fight, but he kind of gassed toward the end and Condit kept going. And Diego is going to keep going. So, the longer the fight goes, the better for Diego. But, Ellenberger has got dynamite in his hands, so he could stop it quick, too."
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Martin Kampmann provides his expert breakdown of the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV main event between Jake Ellenberger vs Diego Sanchez, which takes place at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Neb., on Feb. 15, 2012.
"Hitman" -- who dropped a very close and controversial decision to Sanchez last year -- seems to think that the "Dream" will have to grind down the "Juggernaut" to come away victorious. On the other hand, he suggests that Ellenberger's power might carry him to an early victory; however, Sanchez is perhaps the toughest out in the welterweight division.
Is Ellenberger the man who can finally turn out Sanchez's lights or will Diego's blistering, in-your-face attack be too much for the hometown favorite?
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