UFC 180 adds Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum, several new bouts

The main card for UFC 180 in Mexico City, Mexico is coming together quickly after the promotion announced several new bouts for the upcoming show including a welterweight tilt between Jake Ellenberger and former Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum. Ellenberger returns from a rough outing where he fell to current No. 1 welterweight contender Robbie Lawler as he takes on an up...
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Jake Ellenberger’s One Fighter To Watch: Nolan Ticman

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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Once Again Critical of Jake Ellenberger for Not ‘Pulling the Trigger’

It was like déjà vu all over again for Jake Ellenberger (pictured) at UFC 173. Standing across the cage from him was a fellow elite welterweight in Robbie Lawler, just like in July when Rory MacDonald was his opponent. A golden opportunity was at Ellenberger’s fingertips, with the spotlight burning bright as the MMA world watched in anticipated, and just like against MacDonald...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Dominates Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173 (Video Highlights)

Robbie Lawler (pictured) bounced back from March’s defeat to Johny Hendricks for the vacant welterweight title in dominant fashion at UFC 173. Lawler was in complete control against Jake Ellenberger on Saturday night, ultimately ending things via TKO at the 3:06 mark in the final round. “Ruthless” is hoping the victory puts him right back in line for a rematch with Hendricks...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler drops Ellenberger in final round to get TKO victory

Robbie Lawler put on a striking masterclass in his TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173. Mandatory Credit: UFC.com Robbie Lawler earned a massive TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena at Las Vegas, Nevada. Both fighters started tentatively trying to feel out their opponent. Lawler had continued success with his headkicks in the first round...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler takes out Jake Ellenberger with a brutal knee

Okay, Robbie Lawler is on a different level the last few years. It’s undeniable now. You know I think he beat Hendricks, and now he’s making a good case for a rematch after demolishing Jake Ellenberger, a top 5 welterweight who didn’t want to give Robbie and his 18, (now 19) knockouts respect. I don’t know if it’s Ellenberger, a plodding fighter who is damn good, yes, but...
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May 24, 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...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Beats Up Jake Ellenberger At UFC 173

Robbie Lawler looked in top form tonight at UFC 173 as he consistently got the better of Jake Ellenberger on the feet and managed to foil his attempts to keep him down on the mat, before finally finding a TKO finish mid-way through the final round. Round One: They circle around each other in the opening minute, both respectful of the others power. Lawler with a high kick, then another...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmond Tarverdyan talks how he began working with Jake Ellenberger

Edmond Tarverdyan has his hands full with the Four Horsewomen;  Shayna, Ronda, Marina and Jessamyn, but that doesn’t mean he won’t take on a world-class fighter such as Jake Ellenberger. Think about it: Jake Ellenberger is a win over Robbie Lawler away from very likely getting a title shot, and then there can be two UFC champions in Glendale, California. That’s a very real...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger: “People have given Lawler too much respect; You can’t do that in MMA”

The loss to Rory MacDonald must’ve stung Jake Ellenberger. He was on his way back to building a three-fight winning streak in the deadly UFC welterweight division, but a unanimous decision loss now puts him squarely back in the middle of the top ten. That all can change, however, when Ellenberger takes on Robbie Lawler, a man who would have the welterweight title around his waste...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Submission Radio Interview With Jake Ellenberger

UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger recently spoke with the guys over at Submission Radio and there was no shortage of topics for them to cover.  He gave his thoughts on the recent title fight between new UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, how he matches up with the man who came up just short in that bout, and how he isn’t impressed with the new Champ....
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarec Saffiedine Out; Robbie Lawler Vs Jake Ellenberger Now Set For UFC 173

An injury to former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has resulted in a switch in opponent for Jake Ellenberger that few fans are likely to grumble about. Ellenberger will now face recent title challenger Robbie Lawler and the fight has been shifted from UFC 172 in April to UFC 173 in May as a result of the switch. This will be Ellenberger’s first fight in 10 months...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarec Saffiedine Injured, Jake Ellenberger Now Battles Robbie Lawler at UFC 173

Let’s just face it, Jake Ellenberger (pictured) vs. Tarec Saffiedine simply isn’t meant to be. After an undisclosed injury forced Saffiedine out of his UFC 172 tango with Ellenberger, “The Juggernaut” will now battle Robbie Lawler at UFC 173. USAToday confirmed the switcheroo with UFC president Dana White Friday afternoon. Ellenberger and Saffiedine were originally slated...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger Signs Eight-Fight Contract Extension with UFC

“The Juggernaut” will not be going anywhere anytime soon. Welterweight Jake Ellenberger (pictured) inked an eight-fight contract extension to remain with the UFC Thursday. “It was a big day in Las Vegas at Headquarters, I just signed 8 more fights for the UFC. Thank u everyone supporting my ‪#‎Road2Gold‬ – Best fans in the world,” Ellenberger posted on his Facebook...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Holloway vs Andre Fili & Joe Ellenberger vs Yancy Medeiros Set For UFC 172

An exiting bout featuring two promising young featherweight has been added to UFC 172, with Max Holloway (8-3, pictured) set to take on Andre Fili (13-1) at the April event.The twenty-two year old Holloway, who hails from Waianae, Hawaii, is currently 4-3 in the UFC after quickly racking up seven bouts inside the octagon since his February, 2012 debut when he was just twenty years...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger vs Tarec Saffiedine, Joe Ellenberger vs Yancy Medeiros Added to UFC 172

    Jake Ellenberger   29-7 MMA / 8-3 UFC Record Won 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Jake Shields, Nate Marquardt, Jay Hieron Tarec Saffiedine 15-3 MMA /1-0 UFC Record 5 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Nate Marquardt, Hyun Gyu Lim, Tyler Stinson ———————————— Joe Ellenberger 14-1 MMA / UFC Debut 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Joe Wilk (x2), James...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger Vs Tarec Saffiedine Now Headed To UFC 172

A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine is now headed to UFC 172 in Baltimore in April. Originally the fight had been scheduled to headline the UFC’s first show of the year in Singapore, but Ellenberger had to pull out and former Strikeforce champion Saffiedine ended up winning his promotional debut against Hyun Gyu Lim instead, leaving him as the No.9...
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January 25, 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...
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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”...
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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...
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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...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Ellenberger, twin brother of Jake, signs with the UFC

Joe Ellenberger is healthy and is finally getting a shot at the UFC. The twin brother of UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger was diagnosed four years with a rare blood disease, side-tracking his promising MMA career and putting his life at risk. But Jake posted an Instagram photo Monday showing Joe signing a four-fight UFC contract. The UFC confirmed the news to FOX Sports. "...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated Iranian prospect Beneil Dariush signed to face Jason High

Following the exit of Russian Adlan Amagov from the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Atlanta, GA , newcomer Beneil Dariush has been tapped to step in and face Jason High on Jan 15 . Dariush (6-0) is an undefeated prospect originally hailing from Iran who now trains under the team at Kings MMA in California alongside UFC notables such as welterweight competitor Jake Ellenberger....
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger Out; Tarec Saffidine vs Hyun Gyu Lim Headlines UFN 34; Kiichi Kunimoto vs Luiz Dutra Added

Tarec Saffiedine 14-3 MMA /UFC Debut 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Nate Marquardt, Roger Bowling, Tyler Stinson Hyun Gyu Lim 12-3-1 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record 7 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Lucio Linhares, Marcelo Guimaraes, Pascal Krauss ——————————————- Kiichi Kunimoto 15-5-2 MMA / UFC Debut 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Fumitoshi Ishikawa, Edward...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Update: Ellenberger confirms hamstring injury, out 6 to 8 weeks

Jake Ellenberger was forced out of his UFC Fight Night bout against Tarec Saffiedine due to injury , but the good news is the No. 5-ranked welterweight contender won't be out of action for any significant amount of time. On Friday, Ellenberger spoke to FOX Sports and confirmed that it was a hamstring injury that pushed him out of the fight against the last ever Strikeforce welterweight...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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