Jake
Ellenberger
30-9-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #11 Welterweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 30-9-0
Summary: Heavy hands, granite chin, heart, very experienced, well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Juggernaut
From: Omaha, Nebraska USA
Fights Out Of: Lake Forest, California USA
Age: 29
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
766
39% Successful
301
Types of Successful Strikes
0
301
61% Standing
18%
20%
185
55
61
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
38
58% Successful
22
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
5
3
Takedown Defense
89
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Feb 28, 2015
15
7
0
1
1
0
1
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Jake Ellenberger
Nov 15, 2014
10
16
1
1
0
1
0
1
R1 Submission
Loss
Jake Ellenberger
May 24, 2014
68
29
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Jake Ellenberger
Jul 27, 2013
46
19
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Mar 16, 2013
13
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Oct 5, 2012
25
32
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Jake Ellenberger
Jun 1, 2012
19
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Feb 15, 2012
29
62
0
2
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Sep 17, 2011
1
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Apr 30, 2011
9
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Feb 5, 2011
25
21
3
0
0
2
1
3
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Aug 1, 2010
17
38
0
5
1
0
0
2
R3 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Jake Ellenberger
Jan 2, 2010
15
5
2
0
0
1
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Jake Ellenberger
Sep 16, 2009
27
28
1
3
1
3
7
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: I run in the mornings, go to my striking gym four days a week, MMA and wrestling twice a week, Jiu-jitsu three days a week as well.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training about ten years ago, after watching my buddy fight in a local promotion, the Victory Fighting Championships. I was hooked ever since.

What ranks and titles have you held? I held the Victory Fighting Championships welterweight title, 2 time IFC world welterweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? My Brothers Joe and Adam, my parents and my Uncle Stu.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I get to showcase my skills against the best fighters in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to the University of Nebraska at Omaha for 3 years, where I studied psychology and was an assistant coach for wrestling.

What was your job before you started fighting? Before fighting I was a full time college student and a former Marine.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? KO'ed MMA legend Jose "Pele" Landi

Ranks in any martial arts styles: I train Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Rodrigo Vaghi and have a Purple belt in BJJ.

Favorite grappling technique: Chokes

Favorite striking technique: Uppercut

• Holds wins over Jose “Pele” Landi, Laverne Clark, Gil Castillo, Zach Light, and Pat Healy

• 20 wins by KO, four wins by submission (1 triangle choke, 1 armbar, 1 arm triangle, 1 North South choke); five of last nine wins by KO/TKO

• 13 first round finishes

Career

Trained With

Mark Munoz
Mark Munoz
13-6-0
( W-L-D )
Krzysztof Soszynski
Krzysztof Soszynski
22-13-1
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Carlos Condit
Carlos Condit
29-8-0
( W-L-D )
Jake Shields
Jake Shields
29-7-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Sean Pierson UFC® 129 ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS
Win
Sean Pierson UFC® 129 ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS

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