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Bryan Barberena injured; new UFC Fight Night 131 opponent sought for Jake Ellenberger

Just days after it was announced, a welterweight bout between Bryan Barberena and Jake Ellenberger has been removed from UFC Fight Night 131. A UFC official today confirmed the news to MMAjunkie after it was first reported by MMA DNA, revealing an injury to Barbarena (13-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) as the reason. A replacement opponent is being sought for Ellenberger (31-13 MMA, 10-9 UFC)....
Via MMA Junkie
20 hours ago

Bryan Barberena meets returning Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 131 in Utica

A welterweight bout between Bryan Barberena and Jake Ellenberger is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 131 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout between Barberena (13-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Ellenberger (31-13 MMA, 10-9 UFC). UFC Fight Night 131 will take place June 1 at Adirondack Bank Center in Utica. The card is expected to air on FS1 following early prelims...
Via MMA Junkie
3 days ago

TUF 21 Finale: Stephen Thompson KO’s Jake Ellenberger (Video Highlights)

Stephen Thompson (pictured) faced the toughest test of his career in Jake Ellenberger Sunday at “The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale,” and “Wonderboy” passed with flying colors. After eating a solid right that sent him to the canvas early, Thompson rallied by unleashing his diversified standup arsenal. Thompson did a masterful job of using his reach advantage, specifically his legs,...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

#TUF21Finale: Stephen Thompson Knocks Out Jake Ellenberger With a Spinning Hook Kick

The latest season of the Ultimate Fighter came to a close Sunday night with a final series of fights including Stephen Thompson and Jake Ellenberger going head to head  in the main event. There was really no way that it could live up to the action fans saw Saturday night in UFC 189, but it wasn't for a lack of trying.The action in the main event between Ellenberger and Thompson certainly...
Via FatManWriting
July 13, 2015  |  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 the...
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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 for...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 15, 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 ranked...
Via Fight Of The Night
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

Jake Ellenberger out, Hyun Gyu Lim expected to face Tarec Saffiedine in January

An injury has forced Jake Ellenberger out of his scheduled slot against Tarec Saffiedine in the upcoming UFC card headed to Singapore on Jan 4. In his place, Hyun Gyu Lim will step in and fill the main event spot vacated by Ellenberger against Saffiedine. MMAJunkie.com first reported the news on late Thursday evening. Ellenberger's injury is unknown at this time, but with the fight...
Via FOX Sports
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ellenberger-Saffiedine at Singapore

The UFC will make its debut in Southeast Asia with a main event that is sure to result in some fireworks. Welterweight contenders Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine, a pair of talented strikers, will showcase their skills at the massive Marina Bay Sands resort and casino in Singapore on Jan. 4, the UFC announced officially late Tuesday night. Ellenberger is regarded as one of...
Via FOX Sports
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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