Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger Co-Main Events UFC 151 on September 1st

UFC 151 will feature a co-main event bout between welterweights, Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger leading into the main event of the evening as light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones defends against the number one contender, Dan Henderson on September 1st at the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. UFC officials announced the fight via UFC.com and official bout agreements have been signed and returned by both fighters.

Koscheck has come close to winning the title on more than one occasion, he holds notable wins over Matt Hughes, Paul “Semtex” Daley and Diego Sanchez. His last fight didn’t go as planned as he lost a close decision to Johny Hendricks.

Ellenberger was in line for a potential title shot after defeating former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Jake Shields. That all came to an end when he lost to Martin Kampmann via second round TKO earlier this year.

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