Joe Ellenberger Makes His Octagon Debut Against Yancy Medeiros at UFC 172

January 28, 2014 6:10 am by Ryan C. Miller

UFC 172’s main event will be Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira for the UFC’s light heavyweight championship. It was already announced that another fight on that card, which takes place April 26 in Baltimore, would be Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine.

On Monday, UFC officials announced a third fight. Joe Ellenberger (14-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Jake’s brother, will be making his UFC debut against Yancy Medeiros (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC).

Only 3 of Ellenberger’s 15 fights have gone to a decision. His last fight was in December of 2012, where he defeated Joe Wilk. Medeiros lost his UFC debut in April of last year, but won his last fight in November.

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