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Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck Added to UFC 184

It appears to be do-or-die time for Jake Ellenberger (pictured) and Josh Koscheck. On Tuesday, it was announced the welterweights will collide at UFC 184. The LA Daily News first reported the matchup. The February 28 event takes place inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Both 170-pounders will be riding a three-fight skid into the scrap. Koschecks, however, hasnâ€...
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Easily Submits Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180 (Video Highlights)

Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) grounded “The Juggernaut” on Saturday night at UFC 180, and he surprisingly did it quite easily. Gastelum submitted Jake Ellenberger with a rear-naked choke in the opening round of their critical matchup. Gastelum is now perfect through his first 10 professional fights. Ellenberger, on the other hand, has now dropped three straight and might be on...
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum pulls off biggest career win over Jake Ellenberger

  Kelvin Gastelum pulled off an historic win on a historic night for the UFC. Gastelum, the most high-profile Mexican American on the card, finished longtime top welterweight Jake Ellenberger by submission (rear-naked choke) at ? of the first round Saturday night at Arena Ciudad de Mexico. "Arriba Mexico!" Gastelum shouted afterward. Ellenberger got a body lock on Gastelum near...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Submits Jake Ellenberger At UFC 180

Kelvin Gastelum claimed the biggest win of his career to date tonight at UFC 180 in Mexico with a first round rear-naked choke stoppage against Jake Ellenberger. Round One: Ellenberger with a two-piece combination, but misses. A lull then Gastelum fires off a one-two of his own and one lands solidly, but his follow-up punches don’t. Ellenberger with a left hook. Leg kick...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Two steps forward, one step back: Jake Ellenberger relearning how to fight

There's an old adage in mixed martial arts that says 'you're only as good as your last fight'.  Maybe it's an unfair assessment, but a top contender can turn into a pretender in a hurry if haunted by a bad performance. Losses result in dozens of questions being asked about why and how it happened. For top 10-ranked welterweight Jake Ellenberger he's spent the last year of his life...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler TKO’s Jake Ellenberger At UFC 173 (GIF)

Robbie Lawler dominated Jake Ellenberger for nearly three rounds tonight at UFC 173. At  3:06 of the third round, the referee stopped the fight after Lawler caught Ellenberger with a huge knee to face and then finished him off quickly by pounding him with punches. Ellenberger did not look like he was at the top of his game by any means in the match.  Maybe after the fight we...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger vs Tarec Saffiedine Rescheduled For UFC 172

A welterweight matchup between Tarec Saffiedine (15-3) and Jake Ellenberger (29-7, pictured), that was originally set to take place at UFC Fight Night Night 34 in Singapore earlier this year, has now been rescheduled for UFC 172 in April, which takes place in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Arena.Saffiedine and Ellenberger had originally been set to headline the Singapore card...
Via MMAInsider
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger Fights Tarec Saffiedine at UFC 172

Jake Ellenberger (pictured) vs. Tarec Saffiedine: Take Two. After a hamstring injury forced Ellenberger out of this month’s shootout with Saffiedine, the welterweight tango has been rearranged for UFC 172. UFC officials announced the scrap Friday evening via Twitter. Ellenberger looks to bounce back from July’s unanimous decision defeat to Rory MacDonald. However, “The Juggernaut”...
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Joe Ellenberger Signs Four-Fight Deal with UFC

Joe Ellenberger, twin brother of UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger has officially signed a four-fight deal with the organization. He is the second sibling to join the UFC ranks in the past year, with Sergio Pettis, brother of lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, debuted at UFC 167. Signed 4 fight deal. Can’t wait to show the world! Thanks @ufc I won’t let you down @EllenbergerMMA...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Ellenberger Signs With The UFC

Lightweight prospect Joe Ellenberger (14-1), the twin brother of current UFC welterweight competitor Jake Ellenberger (29-7), has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC and is expected to make his promotional debut later this year.Ellenberger announced the news himself yesterday, via Twitter. Signed 4 fight deal. Can’t wait to show the world! Thanks @ufc I won’t let you down...
Via MMAInsider
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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