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Joe Ellenberger Not Giving Up on His Dream

UFC Fight Night 44's Joe Ellenberger fights on despite rare blood disease
By: Ben Fowlkes, MMA Junkie
"It was five years ago this summer that lightweight Joe Ellenberger got his first offer from the UFC.

"It was an offer he’d been waiting for since he started his MMA career, and it was also an offer he had to turn down. That’s because, at the time, he wasn’t sure if he’d live long enough to complete it."

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