Jake Ellenberger breaks down a middleweight bout between the MMA veteran Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and promotional newcomer Luke Rockhold.
Belfort and Rockhold will clash in the main event at UFC on FX 8 from Brazil this Saturday.
Check out the video below thanks to our pal Rick Lee.
This is a very very tough fight to call. Who are you guys going with? Let us know on our Twitter Page. Props to Rick Lee for the video.
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Jake Ellenberger looks to be training hard
The UFC flyweight championship is on the line in Seattle on Saturday, July 27th as champion Demetrious Johnson defends the title against John Moraga! Plus, welterweight contenders Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald go head-to-head, and Miesha Tate takes on Liz Carmouche! UFC Fight Club presale starts Wednesday at 10am PT - join today for first access to tickets!
Jake is seen here in LA taking a picture for a fan. And judging by his face he is training hard for his upcoming bout with Canadian star Rory MacDonald. That should be an excellent scrap and one we are looking forward to very much.
Jake Ellenberger not that impressed with Rory MacDonald
Jake Ellenberger set to Face Rory MacDonald at UFC on FOX 8
My God this welterweight division. No other weight class in the world hosts a murderer’s row from top to bottom quite like 170. You have the kingpin, GSP, then from there you have a motley collection of dudes that could legit hold the title and KEEP it for quite a while. Take Jake Ellenberger for example, a dude who is taking on Rory MacDonald at UFC on FOX 8. He’s won 11 out...
UFC officials announced today that top welterweight fighters Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald will face off at UFC on FOX 8. UFC on FOX 8 takes place July 27 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The main event for the card has not been announced yet. The Ellenberger-MacDonald bout is expected to be televised on [...]
UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger was in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska for the VFC Fights this weekend. Him and his brother Joe, who is also an MMA fighter, took the time to snap a picture with a fan. It will be interesting to see who Jake is matched up with next since it will most likely be a number one contender fight.
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Been a ton of retirement talk regarding GSP as of late. Makes sense because he has done just about all he can do in the sport. If he beat Hendricks, then went up and beat Silva it would be very difficult to top that accomplishment. Still a world without GSP fighting in it will take some time to get use to and not something I necessarily look forward to. Not surprised that...
In the age of the overproduction of sports and of stage-managed "moments," rarely does a connection between an athlete and his fans feel authentic. Sure, fans "know" their favorite athletes: what their mansions look like, which starlets they date, what they say on Twitter. But these sort of athlete-fan interactions seem tested before focus groups, directed by...
Jake Ellenberger won a war on his home turf.
Fighting in his hometown of Omaha, Neb., Ellenberger emerged victorious from a bloody, knock-down, drag-out fight with Diego Sanchez, winning by close unanimous decision.
Ellenberger fought off a big push by Sanchez late in the third and final round to hold on to the win he earned with big strikes earlier in the fight. Both fighters...