Jake Ellenberger entered this fight with a professional record of 31-13-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 welterweight in the world but he won just two out of his last nine fights: he beat Matt Brown in 2016 (Brown vs Ellenberger) and then he was defeated by Jorge Masvidal (Ellenberger vs Masvidal) and Mike Perry (Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Ben Saunders, has a mma record of 21-9-2 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.81 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses, with Alan Jouban in 2018 and Peter Sobotta in 2017 (Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta); before this bout he had beat Court McGee (Ben Saunders vs Court McGee). Ellenberger vs Saunders is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 131: Rivera vs Moraes
Where: Adirondack Bank Center, New York, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Ellenberger’s previous fight: Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry
Ellenberger’s next fight: Bryan Barberena vs Jake Ellenberger
Ellenberger vs Saunders Fight Video:
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