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The official weigh in event for UFC on FUEL TV: "Sanchez vs. Ellenberger" is set to take place next Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2012) live from the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide up-to-the-second coverage of the UFC on FUEL TV weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
"Sanchez vs. Ellenberger" will be headlined by a welterweight war featuring top division contenders Diego Sanchez and Jake Ellenberger facing off for a spot in the crowded 170-pound title chase. Stefan Struve and Dave Herman are also set to return to the Octagon for a heavyweight showdown in the co-featured fight of the night.
Here is the current UFC on FUEL TV fight card and line-up:
170 lbs.: Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger
Main Card (Fuel TV):
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
135 lbs.: Ivan Menjivar vs. John Albert
145 lbs.: Jonathan Brookins vs. Vagner Rocha
185 lbs.: Sean Loeffler vs. Buddy Roberts
155 lbs.: Anton Kuivanen vs. Justin Salas
155 lbs:. Bernardo Magalhaes vs. Tim Means
For those fortunate enough to be in "The Big O" next week, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 1:30 p.m. CT. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with welterweight contender Johny Hendricks at 2 p.m. local time.
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Weds., Feb. 15), which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FUEL TV. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts on Facebook.
It's going to be a fun night of fights so don't miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC on FUEL TV coverage you can handle.
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