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Jake Ellenberger Scouting Report

Jake Ellenberger Scouting Report

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Jake Ellenberger Scouting Report


Jake Ellenberger Scouting Report

Jake Ellenberger Scouting Report


5’10” 170 lbs (Welterweight)
73″ reach, Orthodox
March 18, 1985


31-15 (UFC: 10-11)

Current Streak

4 straight losses


Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Two-time NCAA DII All-American in wrestling

Championships Held




– extremely experienced
– has fought some of the best in the sport
– huge knockout power
– finishes fights
– solid chin
– very good striking defense
– great takedown defense



– a one-trick pony – looks for the KO shot at all times
– doesn’t use wrestling as often as he should
– slightly undersized (height & reach) for a welterweight
– not a very active striker – doesn’t land many strikes
– gets hit almost as much as he lands strikes
– very inaccurate striker
– doesn’t use his BJJ skills much – doesn’t look for submissions
– has been criticized for his cardio
– career appears to be on the downswing
– in a bad slump (2-9)



Jake Ellenberger was near the top of the UFC welterweight class for a few years, but he made the right choice to hang up his gloves at this point.


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