Josh Koscheck, Jake Ellenberger Clash At UFC 151

Josh Koscheck

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Koscheck vs. Ellenberger announced for September

A welterweight contest between Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger is official for UFC 151 in Las Vegas.

UFC officials revealed the match up on Wednesday.

The 170 lb. tilt will be the co-main event of the September 1 card at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, featuring a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and top contender Dan Henderson.

Both welterweights are coming off losses.

Ellenberger was defeated by Martin Kampmann in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale,” losing via technical knockout. Koscheck lost at “UFC on FOX 3” to Johny Hendricks in a close contest, dropping a split-decision to the contender.

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