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The Daily Recap: TUF Tuesdays, Faber-Menjivar & More

Urijah Faber. Photo courtesy of UrijahFaber.com.

Despite reports of The Ultimate Fighter moving Wednesdays, it is now being reported that TUF will air on Tuesdays at 9 PM ET. The news comes from an advertisement in UFC 360 that indicates The Ultimate Fighter 17: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen will debut on Tues, January 22 at 9 PM on FX.

Speaking of TUF 17, Dana White threw up a picture of himself with Mike Tyson on Twitter while watching fights for the upcoming season.

Ivan Menjivar and Urijah Faber will settle some unfinished business at UFC 157 in Anahiem. The two bantamweights originally battled at TKO 24: Eruption and Menjivar was disqualified for kicking a downed opponent. [MMAWeekly]

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UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit Weigh-In Results

Georges St. Pierre. Photo property of the UFC/Zuffa LLC.

All of the participants for the UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit card successfully made weight in preparation for their bouts Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.

The event will be headlined by a UFC welterweight title unification bout featuring current champion Georges St. Pierre and interim champion Carlos Condit. The co-main event will feature a number one contender bout between Martin Kampmann and Johny Hendricks.

The offical weights can be found after the jump.

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UFC on FUEL TV Video Highlights

Courtesy of FOX Sports, here are some video highlights of last night's fights from the inaugural UFC on FUEL TV event, which saw hometown boy Jake Ellenberger outlast Diego Sanchez to earn a unanimous decision over three rounds in the main event.

Above is a video recap of Ellenberger and Sanchez's battle. After the jump, highlights from Stefan Struve vs. Dave Herman, Ronny Markes vs. Aaron Simpson and additional bouts can be seen.

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Ellenberger Outlasts Sanchez at First-Ever UFC on FUEL TV Show

Jake Ellenberger. Photo property of IFL.

Jake Ellenberger took all he could handle from tenacious veteran Diego Sanchez but ended up earning a unanimous decision in front of his hometown crowd in the main event of the first-ever UFC on FUEL TV event in Ellenberger's hometown of Omaha, Nebraska on Wednesday night.

The fight capped off an action-packed card at what looked to be a sold-out Omaha Civic Auditorium. The partisan crowd saw Ellenberger take one step closer to a UFC welterweight title shot with his six straight win in the division.

Ellenberger, who currently trains alongside Mark Munoz at Reign MMA, controlled the fight early on, frustrated Sanchez with good footwork and a steady diet of jabs and strong right hands. An always game Sanchez remained in the pocket and tried to keep up with his foe, landing occasional shots.

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Denis Kang Lands Fight on Judgement Day


Denis Kang. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

W-1 MMA has announced that UFC and PRIDE veteran Denis Kang will face Korean sensation Dae Won Kim at W-1: Judgement Day on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the Colisee de Laval in Laval, Quebec.

The card will also feature the return of Ivan Menjivar, Antonio Carvalho, Thierry Quenneville, and Adrian Wooley.

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Ivan Menjivar Joins the Toronto Dragons

During APEX: A Night of Champions this past weekend, Carlos Newton and his IFL squad were called into the ring to present their IFL team. Included in the group was lightweight fighter Ivan Menjivar who is coming off of a tough loss in K-1 to Caol Uno.

Menjivar Out, Guillet In

Ivan Menjivar has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Mark Hominick at TKO 27: Reincarnation. Menjivar’s replacement will be TKO veteran Samuel Guillet.

TKO 27: Reincarnation

TKO Major League MMA will be hosting TKO 27: Reincarnation, September 29th at the Bell Centre in Montreal. This will mark the first time TKO has had the chance to host an event in a building such as the Bell Centre.

Along with the new venue comes a new fighting area. They have also announced that they will be getting rid of the ring and will be having their fights take place and an octagonal cage. The card is stacked with some of Canada’s top talent facing off.

Mark Hominick vs. Ivan Menjivar
Sam Stout vs. TBA
Icho Larenas vs. Krysztof Soszynski
Chris Clements vs. Ian Major
Chris Horodecki vs. Samuel Guillet
Martin Desilets vs. Todd Gouwenberg
Damacio Page vs. Stephane Vigneault
Stephane Dube vs. James Martinez
Donald Ouimet vs. Tyler Jackson
Steve Claveau vs. John Fraser
Dave Pariseau vs. Jacob MacDonald
Theirry Quenneville vs. TBA